Coaching behavior as predictor of athlete satisfaction

2021 IJRSE – Volume 10 Issue 15

Available Online:  18 October 2021


Belleza, Saramie*
University of Mindanao Tagum College, Philippines (


This study determines which domain in the coaching behavior of coaches significantly predicts athlete satisfaction. A quantitative non experimental design using correlational method was used in this study. A total of 179 respondents belonging to the randomly selected high school and college athletes in UM Tagum College. The researcher utilized the two standardized questionnaires to measure the two variables. To measure coaching behavior, the researcher used the Coaching Behavior Scale for Sport and for the athlete satisfaction, Athlete Satisfaction Questionnaire was used. Result indicated that coaching behavior of athletes is high while satisfaction of athletes is much satisfied. There is a significant relationship between coaching behavior and athlete satisfaction. Physical training and conditioning, technical skills, goal setting, competition strategies and personal rapport are domains in coaching behavior of coaches that significantly predicts satisfaction of athletes. On the other hand, mental preparation does not significantly predict athlete satisfaction. The findings of this study provide important inputs to the coaches to strengthen and develop to achieve extremely satisfaction of athletes.

Keywords: education, athlete satisfaction, coaching behavior, high school and college athletes, quantitative non-experimental design, regression analysis, Philippines



Cite this article:
Belleza, S. (2021). Coaching behavior as predictor of athlete satisfaction. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 10(15), 65-83.

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