The 5 Stages of Successful Coaching

ATP tennis coach Craig Boynton joins us in this episode of the Sport Fuels Life podcast, where he shares his coaching strategy for player evaluation as well as his top 5 tips for becoming a successful coach and mentor to your players.

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Craig shares his perspective on how the answers to these important questions can aid coaches when evaluating their player or team’s performance: 

Are your athletes exhibiting confidence? 

Are they self-driven? 

Are they resilient, problem-solvers? 

What is their foundational upbringing–where are they coming from?

He also deep dives into his 5 stages of coaching:

  1. Build Trust
  2. Develop Structure
  3. Accountability: Coach to player
  4. Accountability: Player to self
  5. Management

Take a listen to this insightful episode packed full of wisdom and inspiration below!

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Diego Moyano is an accomplished former professional tennis player from Argentina. As a USTA coach, he has trained ATP players Tommy Paul and Reilly Opelka, and coached Denis Kudla and Andrea Collarini. Currently, he's coaching world ranked number 82, South African player Kevin Anderson. We caught up with Diego in the middle of the Vienna Open in October of 2020, while Kevin was on his way to the semi-finals. Diego joins us in today’s episode to discuss his incredible journey from leaving home at a very early age to set out on his quest for tennis greatness, having nothing and working his way to the top. You can connect with Diego via his Instagram, Twitter or Facebook page, as well as his website,
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