The coach plays the most important role in motivating a player and teaching the skills that a player will have for a lifetime. Coaches serve as role models and demonstrate the behavior that players will emulate. Coaching new students is tremendously rewarding.
Any successful coach has a plan and a base of knowledge that will help players improve their skills, have fun and develop a love of the game. If you have an interest, the AITA can help you get started as a coach in your area.