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    • Fishback Intern 3 Abstract Since January 24, 2011 to current, I have worked as an intern coaching the sophomore baseball team at Salem Hills High School in the Nebo School District. I work closely with the head coach, Scott Haney, and other...
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    • Fishback Intern 5 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................................................................7 LITERATURE REVIEW...
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    • Fishback Intern 7 Introduction The main goals and objectives for the Salem Hills baseball program are to develop each baseball player individually and to build strong team unity skills overall. Through organizing and overseeing these...
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    • Fishback Intern 8 Literature Review Youth sport participation in our society continues to grow, with recent data suggesting that 90% of American children participate in at least one organized youth sport before finishing high school (Salva, 2004)....
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    • Fishback Intern 14 According to Bass, laissez-fair leadership style implies avoidance or absence of leadership. The leader leaves responsibility for the work to followers and avoids setting goals and clarifying expectations, organizing priorities,...
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    • Fishback Intern 17 The conditions under which autocratic or democratic leadership styles are most effective in formal organizations suggests that the most successful sport teams would likely be autocratic. However, a review of the effects of...
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    • Fishback Intern 18 criticize athletes, resist suggestions, or become defensive is the beginning of another failing coach (p.62). What are we to make of these widely varying results and opinions? Pratt and Eitzen (1989) set out to determine if...
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    • Fishback Intern 19 being accomplished and the team is meeting its goals, then an individual is being an effective leader. Are there other determinants of a group being successful and effective? The leader‘s communication skills and their...
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    • Fishback Intern 20 starts. Besides, if you wouldn‘t follow yourself, why should anyone else‖ (2005)? Leaders are impressed by people who manage themselves, maximize opportunities, and leverage personal strengths. Self-management requires...
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    • Fishback Intern 21 unified. The players will share the same vision that the whole coaching staff shares when the coaches are communicating, listening, and trusting in one another. Timing is another vital principle to good leadership. Maxwell...
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    • Fishback Intern 22 leaders of leaders. To succeed leading in this way, it is critical to help peers win. One of the principles Maxwell emphasizes when discussing leading across with other colleagues is the idea of using teamwork. Rather than...
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    • Fishback Intern 23 Maxwell (2005) said, ―Pride is really nothing more than a form of selfishness, and pretense is only a way to keep people at arm‘s length so that they can‘t see who you really are. Instead of impressing others, let them...
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    • Fishback Intern 25 Coaching Communication Recent findings indicate that 55 percent of parents reported their children have dropped out of sports because they were too competitive, with many indicating a desire for coaches to focus less on winning...
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    • Fishback Intern 26 Coaching feedback stands as one overt communicative facet of the coach-athlete relationship, and the type, amount, and timeliness of that feedback appears to influence athletes‘ self-efficacy (Parrott & Dugan, 1999),...
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    • Fishback Intern 36 members as leaders can promote positive group outcomes such as attaining goals, working efficiently, and achieving team harmony‖ (p. 62) Summary This literature review has explored many styles of leadership and what is the most...
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    • Fishback Intern 37 Now that I have researched and studied about effective leadership styles and coaching principles, I can take these findings and apply them in my internship and try to be the most effective and successful coach to the sophomore...
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    • Fishback Intern 40 Implementing good communication between players, teams, and coaches is very important in keeping the morale of the team high during each game. Tournaments- We traveled to St. George for a tournament during March of the season....
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    • Fishback Intern 41 Results Northouse (2004) defines leadership as a process or interactional experience between leaders and followers to achieve a common goal. Through learning about leadership and being involved in this coaching internship I have...
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    • Fishback Intern 42 Overall, I have found that I lead with an autocratic leadership style at times, and at other times I am more democratic. As the literature discussed, both of these styles can be effective and productive in different situations....

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