National Coaches Day

National Coaches Day 2023

Last Updated on February 26, 2023

Every year on October 6, National Coaches Day is celebrated. A day where we can honor our coaches, mentors who have helped us to achieve our goals. The first coach in our life is our parents; they are the best coaches who sacrifice and teach us.

History of National Coaches Day 

  • The 37th US president Richard Nixon announced that October 6 would be celebrated as National coaches’ day. He found this day to encourage the coaches around the world.
  • The oldest team sport is polo, and the oldest sport is running. Water polo is the hardest game of all time! Senet is a board game and the oldest board game. The first Olympics took place in Greece, and games were wrestling, running, and long jump shots.
  • These game winners wouldn’t have achieved on their own. Their coaches had worked a lot to achieve their goals.

Facts on National Coaches Day 

  • Bill Russell represented the US in the Olympics held in Australia in 1956 and won the gold medal. His achievements are he has won 11 NBA championships as a coach.
  • In 1972 President Richard Nixon declared national coaches’ day and also mentioned that ‘Coaches are highly qualified teachers in highly specialized fields.’
  • Joan wooden not only the best coach; he is also a motivational speaker. He is a unique personality; he has also got a nickname by fans ‘Wizard Westwood’.
  •  His great achievements are he has won 10 National Collegiate Athletic Association national champions. He is a basketball player. ‘Ability is the poor man’s wealth’- Joan wooden.


How to celebrate National Coaches Day 2022?

  • On this day, be thankful to your coach, who helped you to achieve your goals.
  • Throw a surprise party for your coach to give a thank you greeting card for your coach. Bring your whole team and give a surprise.
  • Listen to your coach’s advice and his failures in life that he or she has faced and overcome.
  • Female coaches have got a lot of discrimination and pullbacks in this society. They have got a lot of security fear and many other problems. To celebrate this day, make them think about how brave and strong they are!
  • Share your memories and stories with #Nationalcoachesday.
  • Invite your former coaches to your college or school to thank them and celebrate the day.


Why should we celebrate National Coaches Day 2023?

  • It is very important this day to celebrate. National coaches’ day is mostly celebrated in Canada, the United States of America.
  • Being a coach is not a simple and easy job; there are many problems, challenges, failures. Celebrate this day to make your coach know how strong they are physically and mentally.
  • Sports are very strong; it can change our lives. It keeps us fit, knows the importance of success and failure.
  • Sports teaches us to have more patience and builds us strong to accept failure. 
  • FlipGive is a sports company that raises money for sports teams that are in need.
  • ‘A good coach can change a game, and a great coach can change a life.’


When is National Coaches Day 2023?

2020Oct 6
2021Oct 6
2022Oct 6
2023Oct 6


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