Losing players to grades is a travesty.
Now, as a coach you can’t be the one to go and do your players’ homework or go to class. And you also can’t just tell your players to “do better” or “pay attention in class.”
But if you’re the Head Coach of your team, you are the one responsible for establishing a plan that sets your players up for success.
You must learn how to reach the player by helping them realize their “why,” help them organize their schoolwork, and then teach them study skills.
Your players are under your guidance for many, many hours and you have a great opportunity to help them understand the benefits of an education.
So, like all things, a plan of action is essential.
Here’s what we do: