Recruiting the “RIGHT” Type of Players

This episode of The Coach Approach, Coach Craig Rowe shares the three core character traits he looks for most when recruiting the right type of players.


His preferences when recruiting players are for athletes who work hard, are coachable and have a growth mindset.

Also, Covered are topics of work ethic, coachable attitude and he breaks down both.

As well as coachability he examines the concepts of growth mindset, performance mindset and the Performance Gap.

OzSwoosh is a basketball skill development program in Brisbane Australia working with athletes aged 10 through to 25 so they can improve their individual basketball skills and improve their overall game.

0:00 Introduction
0:55 Work Ethic
2:23 Coachable Attitude
2:48 What is Coachability?
5:05 What is Attitude?
5:57 Growth Mindset
6:53 Performance Mindset
7:09 Performance Gap
7:40 Player Evaluation

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