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How Athletic Directors Can Find Good High School Coaches

How Athletic Directors Can Find Good High School Coaches

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Jeaney Garcia (@PCA_Hawaii), former Athletic Director for Punahou School in Honolulu, was a coach, teacher, official and administrator for 25 years. She now holds the position of Executive Director for PCA's chapter in Hawaii.

In this clip, Garcia talks about how it is often difficult to find high school coaches, especially in lesser-known sports. One remedy is to find coaches that have strong foundations in coaching and train them in a new sport. Even if a coach is not familiar with the new sport at first, these coaches can help kids develop into better athletes and better people. If a coach can emphasize life lessons like leadership and communication without even knowing the sport, they can still be an effective coach.