Case Studies

Palo Alto High School Athletics and Positive Coaching Alliance have partnered for the 2018-2019 school year in an effort to improve the athletic culture at Palo Alto High School. These are fictional case studies provided by Positive Coaching Alliance, that address many topics that both parents and student-athletes could experience.

We hope you enjoy reading through the various scenarios.

Ouch! Dealing with Injuries

Playing Time Blues

Quitting Time

Surviving Tryouts

The Bad Call

The Club vs High School Dilemma

The Coach as Partner

The Ineffective Coach

The Next Level

The Rumor Mill