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How Coaches Get Emotionally Attached To Their Athletes

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Lawrence "Trooper" Johnson, a wheelchair basketball coach for Berkeley, CA's Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (@BORP_org), explains how coaches get attached to their athletes. He explains how natural it is for coaches to care so much about their athletes' progress in sports and in life and that coaches should emphasize that commitment to their players so that they all feel the highest level of support from their coaches.

This video was shot as part of a panel discussion among winners of PCA's Double-Goach Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap at PCA's 14th Annual National Youth Sports Awards Dinner and Auction Sponsored by Deloitte. The panel moderator was two-time World Cup Soccer Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Julie Foudy (@JulieFoudy), a PCA National Advisory Board Member.