The Team Leader as Coach
In this chapter we'll explore the relationship between the coach and the team in a sports context, specifically focusing on the coach's role in motivating team members.
A key component of team leadership is team coaching—that is, “direct interaction with a team intended to help make coordinated and task-appropriate use of their collective resources in accomplishing the team's work.”1
Three different forms of team coaching impact team performance.
Three different forms of team coaching impact team performance (see Figure 5.1):