Qualities of a Captain
- Hard working
- In conditioning, stickwork, and every drill
- Puts 100% into games & practice
- Does work outside of mandatory practices to be the best they can be
- Does not talk back to coaches or officials
- Does not point out the failures or errors of teammates
- Works hard to help the team reach postseason play
- Pushes other teammates to work hard
- Lifts the team up
- Does not give up or get down during hard games
- Encourages teammates when they make mistakes
- Congratulates players on great plays, saves, goals, etc in games and practices
- Ready to play five minutes before the start of practice or game warmups
- Takes advantage of opportunities to get better
- Communicates with coaches on how to improve themselves and the team
- Guides teammates to help them become better players for the team
- Ability to manage failure
- Learns from mistakes
- Uses losses as motivation to work harder
- Does not get angry during games when the other team scores, has great plays etc.
- Doesn’t promote a culture of negativity during practices or games
- Does not goof off during drills
- Helps to keep the rest of the team focused and engaged in drills
- Comes to practices, games, extra activities
- Teammates can trust the individual to make good choices on and off the field
- Does not talk down to any player
- All teammates can feel comfortable asking the individual questions, for guidance, on and off the field
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