Question: What do you think is the most important characteristic in a good coach?
"Authenticity, stay true to yourself and follow your instincts! Be direct and always keep your sense of humor!"
— Tarah Christenson, Nazareth College
"Compassion for the athletes and for the sport."
— Missy Revesz, Slippery Rock University
"Having the ability to monitor and adjust when necessary."
— Kelly Blackhurst, Misericordia University
Thank you for your answers, coaches!
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