2. You’re too needy.
You can expect your coach to care about you. But some athletes need a little too much handholding. “It’s amazing to see very successful, intelligent people who are leaders in their field becoming clueless and needy,” says one coach. Adds another, “Clients talk about doing the workouts, how and when they are going to do the workouts, how they are going to communicate with me in regards to doing the workouts, talk, talk, talk, and then, the workouts don’t even get done. Then they call or email hourly wondering why they aren’t improving!”