Positive Coaching Alliance: Monitoring players on social media

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Positive Coaching Alliance: Monitoring players on social media

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the Development Zone of Positive Coaching Alliance. US Club Soccer is proud to welcome Positive Coaching Alliance to its members, specifically related to Players First. Positive Coaching Alliance is helping to advance the Players First pillars of Coaching Education, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety.

Erin Chastain, DePaul University women’s soccer head coach, shares how and why she and her assistants monitor the social media accounts of their players and prospective recruits. A recruit’s accounts gives clues as to whether she will fit into the team culture. Current players are monitored to ensure they are representing the program appropriately.

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