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Old 05-21-20, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by furiousferret View Post
That doesn't mean they're good coaches (or bad, tbf). Lebron's coaches are literally yes men who get fired if they try to coach. A talented 18 year old probably can be guided the wrong way and still do well.
I doesn't. But it does mean there is a market for coaching and it seems to be increasing.
Another thing is the buddy/mentor system. Some are being paid to ride with others. My kid is being paid to ride with a fast (Cat 1 fast) 14 year old. I don't think he is coaching, just someone to put in miles with. That is pretty much what I did with my kid was pair him up with talent - paid and not paid.
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