Water Polo Coaches Association Conference December 14, 2013 Jason Lynch. High School Club VS Club Pros and Cons. The High School Club. PROS. CONS. Players may be forced to play out of natural position. Little opportunity for players to be exposed to other high level players.
December 14, 2013
Players may be forced to play out of natural position.
Little opportunity for players to be exposed to other high level players.
High School Coach may be inexperienced or lack motivation to work and grow as a coach.
Players being exposed to only one “Coaching Voice.”
Athletes may need to seek outside sources in specific areas of training if not provided.
Coaches putting athletes in conflict. (Non supportive of HS Coaching)
Difficulty in creating cohesive team with all-star player mentality.
Difficulty with player commitment.
Inconsistent/unfair team standards to favor a Club Coach’s HS players.
Recruitment of all star players.
Large clubs may not fit the needs of developmental level players.