As a coach, there is lots of preparation time behind the scenes that people are not aware of. Depending on what level you coach at, brings various challenges. For example, if your coaching younger sports, you have to conscience of attention spans, weather, and parent interaction, denial and acceptance. Coaching teenagers, you have to deal their peer pressures, and honesty about athletic ability. High School or College, you deal with all as well as ensuring your athletes maintain GPA. All levels your the adult supervisor and have to ensure their well being is cared for. Each level brings in its own difficulty, so you need to have a open mind to all. Its time consuming, but rewarding.