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Coaches Can Measure Success Based On How Many Kids Want To Play Next Year

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Oliver Luck is the NCAA's Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Prior to this position, Luck was the Athletic Director at West Virginia University. He was an NFL quarterback and is the father of Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback, Andrew Luck.

In this video, created through PCA's national partnership with USA Football, Luck emphasizes the correlation between how youth athletes perceive their coaches and how many of those players continue in the sport for a next season. Luck states that just like any other management position, athletes appreciate a more positive coaching approach.

The positivity that coaches and parents bring into the program relates directly to whether or not the athletes enjoy participating. According to Luck, the test of a successful season is how many athletes still want to participate in the sport the next year.

Written by Mimi Fhima