Coaches rarely get the opportunity to address a crisis until it’s too late. When it comes to addressing crises, Paradigm Four Consulting’s Brian Curtis has seen it all - and much of it, unfortunately, comes from the swimming and diving world.
To begin, it’s important to define what a crisis is. A crisis is anything that:
Negatively impacts you, your program or your University’s reputation;
Can lead to suspension or dismissal; or
Can greatly impede you or your ability for your program’s success.
According to Curtis,