The Coach-athlete Communication Process. Towards A Better Human Resources Management In Sport
Interpersonal communication plays a key role in obtaining success in sports. Two important parties that communicate in sport are the coach and his athletes. The latter ones can be seen as the human resources a coach has to manage. These human resources are property of a sports club or team and. In order to improve his management, the coach has to communicate with the athletes, face to face interaction defining the nature of sport. The better the management and the interpersonal communication, the better the sporting results. The coach can obtain these improvements by transferring his knowledge to the athlete or even by changing knowledge with him/her, depending on the level of sport the two actors place themselves together.