Message from Phil McNichol, Athletic Director

Phil McNichol

SVSEF is excited to be advancing forward with the use of an online evaluation tool (Coach Evaluator) to help coaches stay in tune with their coaching delivery as well as drive improvements through ongoing feedback from fellow staff, athletes and parents. Coach Evaluator is the premier coach evaluation software for schools and athletic organizations and is the Official Coach Evaluation Partner of Positive Coaching Alliance (SVSEF is also an official partner of Positive Coaching Alliance, PCA). PCA strongly believes that coach evaluation is one of the most powerful tools available to an athletic director or youth sports organization leader. Setting clear expectations, providing a job description, and then following-up on those with evaluations provides great direction and encouragement for coaches to conduct themselves in a way that upholds positive culture. Improving and providing this process is one of my long-term goals within all of SVSEF’s Athletic Programs. Look forward to this tool reaching athletes, parents and staff later this year.
“Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step.” – Samuel Smiles
To everyone, I thank you for your continued hard work and efforts. The impact you have in the life’s of our athletes has more meaning than I can describe. Good luck and don’t forget to enjoy the journey!