Spreadsheet are used for all sorts of things, and one can chart many a progress with them, for one can make up any chart with a spreadsheets basic outline, and can help ones coaching immensely.
And when it comes to coaching, and if one is coaching at a lower grade, the spread of progress development between players within a team can become a challenge.
For one of the biggest challenges is how to keep the ones who are quicker developers interested as they race ahead, and how does one keep the slower developers interested so that they don’t get left behind.
Student Centered Learning
Another grass roots conundrum, and partly that is where my chocolate fish challenge came in, and it’s morphed into something slightly different again, for the old adage of – one gets what they reward, certainly comes into play.
And a spreadsheet is perfect for keeping track of each individual players progress, and in a short time speed of players progression comes to the fore, and also, practices can be molded around by what is coming up on the spreadsheet.
Mark Maloney’s Thoughts On The Player Centered Approach
Having a spread of development speed is one of the biggest challenges for all coaches in the junior grades