“Take time to smell the roses”
Hugh McCutcheon says “As head coaches, we are perpetually dissatisfied.” This is absolutely correct. Coaches must always be searching for improvements and you cannot do that if you are satisfied with what you have.
But on the other hand, the game gives us so many disappointments that we need to enjoy the big wins, the great performances, the excellent practices, the fantastic rallies, for their own sake. When our team does something great, revel in it, enjoy it. And make sure your players do too. Volleyball is a game to be played. Always remember the joy of playing. The next disappointment will come fast enough to keep us dissatisfied.
Read about the great new Vyacheslav Platonov coaching book here.