Christian Lavers: Working hard and smiling are two signs of a great practice environment

IMG_2439 - website

14 Sep Christian Lavers: Working hard and smiling are two signs of a great practice environment

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.

Christian Lavers, the Executive Vice President of C2SA – of CSM North America – who directs business development for US Club Soccer, discussed intangible contributors to an ideal training environment with Positive Coaching Alliance, a Players First partner.

Lavers, who is also the President of ECNL and the Technical Director of FC Wisconsin, said he looks for two factors: whether the players look excited and how hard they are working. Players work their hardest when they believe in what they are doing and when the coach’s messaging is encouraging.

Read the entire article here.

Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #P1soccer.