Agile Sports Roles – The Coach

The agile sports coach is the team decision maker and works closely with the lead analyst. While this role functions much like a traditional coach, the self-organizing principles of Agile Sports open up the possibilities of utilizing a player-coach for this role. Players such as Lebron James, Russell Westbrook, Tom Brady, Aaron Rogers, Connor McDavid…

Key Roles of an Agile Sports Team

The key members of the Agile Sports Framework™ are the lead analyst, coaches, players, and the Agile Sports Consultant. Secondary roles include the owner, architect, General Manager, front office, scouts, event staff, fans and other stakeholders. Players are self-organizing and versatile (cover a wide range of skill sets and attributes). Self-organizing teams determine the best…

Agile Sports Framework Benefits

Additional benefits that can be achieved through Agile sports philosophy: Adapt a higher quality style of play: High performance is achieved through techniques. These techniques are like real-time analytics, continuous improvement, iterative adaptation, team synergy. Gain knowledge through empiricism: Increased knowledge comes from focusing more on high-value performance measurement, aligning player goals to team needs, improved decision…

Agile Sports Framework Values

Through the Agile Sports Framework teams will come to value: Team goals and accountability over personal achievements Intuitiveness and Sports IQ over set plays and coaching Continuous improvement over quick fixes through trades Incremental adaptation over long term plans Analytics and empiricism over expert judgement Discovering new metrics over traditional statistics   How mature is…

Agile Sports Roles – The Players

The players consist of the athletes who deliver the organization’s product on the court. They are the individuals responsible for setting and meeting their Sprint Goals and executing their roles which contribute to the team’s overall objective. Through their planned Player Value Cards players can manage their game plan on how they will add value…