You must have a plan in place to build your culture. We would never think of showing up to practice without a practice plan and we would never plan for a season without a master plan in place for how and what we are going to teach. I have learned the hard way that creating a culture of excellence takes a lot of work and a lot of planning. We have time built in our schedule each week for a culture check…and we create a situation where the girls have to lead. We often want player led teams but we don’t create situations where they are given the opportunity to do so.
Here is a link that gives more detail on how we create our culture…
This year we also started to “measure” each of our pillars using the attached rubric.
I wish I had known this 20 years ago when I first started coaching.