Coach as Servant Leader? - ServantLeader Ministries

Coach as Servant
John J. Sullivan
ServantLeader Ministries
Shepherd the flock of God which is among you,
serving as ________,
overseers not by compulsion
but willingly, not for dishonest gain but
lords over those
eagerly; nor as being _______
entrusted to you, but being examples
to the flock.
1 Peter 5:2,3
New Testament Leaders
• Steersman (overseer) kypernesis
• Steward (manager) oikonomos
• Servant (deacon) diakonia
(T)he role of a head coach is that of a demanding
teacher. Demands must be coupled with true
caring for the students.
servant in helping
The coach’s job is to be part _______
the player reach his goals.
Dean Smith, A Coach’s Life
The coaches’ most powerful
tool is ____.
John Wooden
Coaching is a profession of _____.
You can’t coach people unless
love them.
You _____
Eddie Robinson
A Servant-First Leader
• Recognizes & meets the needs of followers
• Puts those needs above his/her own
Loves those he/she leads
• ______