The Best Coaches Stand Out By Communicating Well
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Mark Murphy is president and CEO of the NFL's Green Bay Packers (@packers) and a member of PCA's National Advisory Board. Before joining the Packers, Murphy served as athletic director for Colgate University and Northwestern University. Earlier, he was an All-Pro defensive back for the NFL's Washington, DC franchise.
In this video, Mark states that even though there is immense pressure to win at the professional level, the extremely talented coaches stand out by relating to players, communicating, and creating a fun environment. He shares the example of Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy constantly looking to make practice both exciting and challenging for the players.
Calling McCarthy "progressive," Mark emphasizes McCarthy's prioritizing player health and ensuring that he is being smart and considering the well-being of his team.
Written by Mimi Fhima