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Dear Crucial Skills,
Our high school uses a model that requires the student-athlete to lead discussions as issues arise with the coach of their respective sport.
We currently have a situation where a student-athlete asks their coach what they can do to improve and get more playing time. The only recommendation the coach has given is: “Keep working hard. It will be fine.” What can a student-athlete say to a coach who seems too general in their feedback?
Stuck in the Middle