The Team Captain is a very important role within any sporting environment. In general, this is a role upon which great expectations are placed upon by both a coach and also the team’s members. A team captain will have a number of different desirable characteristics, and the internet is littered with information about what a good leader looks like and these can easily be linked to the same types of attributes commonly desired across most sports.
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A Team Captain within any group is a very valuable avenue for leadership to be displayed through. In many situations a Team Captain can succeed as a change agent where a Coach or Manager may not be able to gain consensus. Taking the time to discuss the responsibilities with a player in the role of Team Captain is a very important activity that all coaches must undertake.
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