#43 Rob Krizek: Coaching with character & the Padel wave is here!

SQR+ Squash Radio

Oct 9 2023 • 1 hr 12 mins

In this podcast, get insights into the padel boom from two industry experts. Squash Radio welcomes Rob Krezik, a seasoned coach in many racquet sports!

Key takeaways:

  • Team Culture: Learn about the importance of integrating players into a positive and nurturing environment.

  • Youth Dynamics: Techniques and tactics to successfully guide teen players in today's intense sports climate.

  • Padel in the United States: Where is it now and where is it going?

Rob offers a deep dive into his coaching philosophy and how he connects with teenage players. He emphasizes sportsmanship and character as top priorities, crucial qualities for young athletes facing today's intense sports environment.

Rob delves into his coaching mindset, influenced by iconic mentors like Paul Assaiante. With years of expertise, he prioritizes forming genuine connections with players and fostering a positive team environment.

Both Rob and Conor share their palpable enthusiasm for padel, describing it as the "purest" racket sport and they talk about the growth for the Sport. Additionally, find out which major US cities are on the verge of becoming the next big hubs for padel.

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