Jonathan Himebauch, Loren Johnson, and Siddiq Haynes explain the importance of exit interviews, how they influence coaching approaches, and the benefits they bring to team dynamics and individual player development.
Exit interviews provide a valuable opportunity for coaches to gather feedback from players at the conclusion of a season. This feedback can have a profound impact on coaching methods and strategies, ultimately contributing to team development and success. This commitment to open communication and continuous improvement lays the foundation for successful future seasons and ultimately contributes to long-term growth and achievements of both the team and its players.
Coaches Featured in This Episode:
Jonathan Himebauch, Offensive Line Coach, Arlington Renegades
Loren Johnson, Head Coach, Highland Springs High School (VA)
Siddiq Haynes, Defensive Line Coach, UTSA
>Give Players Time to Process Their Emotions
>Include Feedback on Scheduling, Installation, and Daily Routine
>Goal Sheets and Personality Tests to Understand Players’ Development and Maturation
>Open Communication and Honesty
>Provide Specific Feedback to Players on Performance, Strengths, and Areas for Improvement
>Encourage Players to Provide Feedback on How You Can Be a Better Coach