hiring assistant coaches

March 19, 2018

The role of assistant coaches

A characteristic of good athletic programs is that they have great assistant coaches on all levels. Assistants play a vital role in a team’s success. There were certain qualities I looked for in assistants, and it’s imperative to have a meetin...

February 21, 2018

Hiring the coaching dream team

If you attend a conference or meeting of athletic administrators, you might hear complaints that it’s difficult or impossible to find qualified coaches for their programs. This is partly due to fewer teachers and individuals willing to put up wi...

April 9, 2015

Keeping coaches at your school

Ask any athletic director what makes their program so special, and most will talk about the coaches. They’re the ones on the ground floor, working day in and day out with the student-athletes. That’s why it can be so devastating for a departme...


Finding the Best Coaching Candidates

Kevin Bryant, CMAA, Thrive Athletic Consulting, discusses how athletic directors should go about finding the best candidates for their vacant coaching positions....


Who is responsible for hiring assistant coaches?

Dr. David Hoch, CMAA, discusses how coaches and athletic administrators should go about hiring assistant coaches for individual teams....


Working Together to Hire Assistant Coaches

Kevin Bryant, CMAA, Thrive Athletic Consulting, discusses why it's important that coaches and athletic administrators work together when hiring assistant coaches. ...