Oliver Luck On Coaching His Own Children
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 clip, Luck explores the value of coaching your own kids – the opportunity after a game to spend quality time with them and listen to their thoughts and excitement about the sport. Win or lose, Luck believes the time immediately following a game is crucial when kids want to process their experience by talking about the game. He emphasizes that they do not want to hear criticism, and parents should focus on listening instead of adding critical thoughts to the discussion. At the end of the day, the time coaching your child is limited and Luck recommends parents enjoy the opportunity.