The Development Process of Professional Athletes

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Professional athletes have been around for thousands of years. These athletes have excelled in their own sport. In those sports, coaches have passed knowledge down to athletes. A coach is the boss of the athlete, they run the show. The big name athletes, known today, had to be taught from scratch; their coach taught them how to play. In 1929 Joseph J. Tomlin founded a children’s extracurricular league called Pop Warner. Pop warner is a youth football league. Pop warner is a steeping stool for young teens to play before they reach high school. Youth athletes have dreams and aspirations to be the professionals. Young athletes look forward to playing the game but also, the players look forward to being with their coaches during practice. Most coaches are role models and inspirations to their players (Pearson). Coaches are underestimated on how important their jobs are to the players. A respectable coach has many admirable visions and can lead a team to victory. Coaching youth sports with different techniques is extremely beneficial to the record of the season because it will teach the players how to respond to the coach in a positive tone, it will create close bonds between the player and the coaches, and it will inspire all players to be the best they can be. In football and other sports, players have to have a positive thought process. A positive thought process is when a player can think thoroughly with an open mind. A player can think positive and be an optimist. Good and bad events happen to every team, but good teams can look past the event and conquer their next task. When an athlete has played great in a football game, the athlete is eager to have another excellent game. Once an athlete has the desire to have another big pl... ... middle of paper ... ...Internet Ventures, 24 May 2013. Web. 05 Jan. 2014. . Lamb, Dave. "Coaching Interview." Personal interview. 8 Nov. 2013. NFL Corp. "New Orleans' Head Coach." NFL. NFL Enterprises, 12 June 2007. Web. 07 Jan. 2014. . Pearson Embanet. "Coaching Youth Sports." Athletic Administration and Coaching Education from Ohio University. Pearson Embanet, 30 May 2008. Web. 07 Jan. 2014. . Pop Warner. "History of Pop Warner." History of Pop Warner. Pop Warner Little Scholars, 1 Sept. 2012. Web. 07 Dec. 2013. . "What Are Coaching and Mentoring? - The Coaching & Mentoring Network." What Are Coaching and Mentoring? - The Coaching & Mentoring Network. The Coaching & Mentoring Network Ltd, 5 Mar. 2007. Web. 06 Jan. 2014. .

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