On Trust

This episode is on the topic of Trust and how the Great Coaches view it as the currency that makes teams work.

The key points are:

  • There are 3 key types of trust within a team, the athlete trusting themselves, the individual trusting their teammates, and the team trusting the coach.
  • Trust is the currency that makes teams work,
  • A key first step in establishing trust is empowering the individual, while time spent together both on and off the field of play also helps build trust within the group.
  • Friendship does not need to evolve from trusting relationships; in fact, what is more important is that you maintain consistent behaviours with each other and carry out your role to the best of your ability.