Change of Coach Impacts Player Psyche

Video posted December 13, 2017 in News by Colin Sullivan


The change of a head coach can often impact an athlete's mental psyche which can have an impact on the way a player competes on the field of play. The women's club hockey team has changed its coaching staff. Former head coach Patrick Fung has left the program and Jeremy Bean has taken over. Dr. Carl Ohlson, assistant director of sports psychology at Penn State, discusses some of the factors that impact a coach-player relationship. Bean discusses the relationship and attitude he hopes to bring to his team this season.