This coachesâ€™guide will help readers understand why positive youth development (PYD) is so important and how they can ensure that their tennis program provides it. The guide will start with qualities theyâ€™ll need to embody and behaviors theyâ€™ll need to adopt. Coaching is no easy task, and not everyone can do it, but with perseverance readers can learn how to coach successfully. Following this, readers will learn what PYD is about and how childrenâ€™s development will affect their program. With knowledge of child development, readers can begin to plan their program. This guide will provide readers with a number of suggestions and other advice on how to do that. Finally, readers will learn about evaluating their program. This very important step will help readers to improve their program for future seasons. Using this guide readers should be able to plan and carry out a successful youth tennis program.
Early Childhood Education – Inclusive
Dr. Sherri Horner
First Advisor Department
Educational Foundations and Inquiry
Mrs. Rebecca Summersett
Second Advisor Department
Fredrick, Emily, "Youth Tennis Coaches' Guide" (2012). Honors Projects. 89.