The Coaches' Motivational Playbook is designed to help coaches answer the age-old question: How can I get the most out of my players? This volume is the how-to book coaches have been looking for, filled with proven step-by-step methods on motivation from coaches and players at every competitive level. Initially, the book addresses the authors' observation that coaches should be able to motivate anyone-even those who seem to be indifferent. This book provides coaches with a strategy that works. In an easy-to-understand and -apply manner, this book explains how coaches can motivate their players using the proven M.O.T.I.V.A.T.E. method, which is a systematic plan of action appropriate for every player. The book also includes a number of team motivational exercises and ideas that coaches from across the country have employed, as well as a list of team mottos that teams can adopt. As such, the book offers actual speeches that can be adapted to a particular program, as well as pep rally talks and quotes. A section on how coaches can motivate the indifferent athlete is also presented.