The aim of the Ethical Youth Coach (EYC) is to develop the “Complete Player”. The following chart represents the complete player:
Existing coach training programs focus almost exclusively on the “Sports Specific Side” of player development. When character development is brought up it is given minimal attention and no concrete strategies are offered. The EYC certification seeks to provide coaches with the necessary training to, fully, develop the character development side of the player and, as a result, be able to develop the complete player.