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Blake Richardson

The Art of Captaincy: What do you look for in a great leader?

Coaches should not be hasty in selecting their team captain. The decision is likely to have a significant impact, not just in terms of team dynamics and on-field success but in terms of the captain’s wider role as club standard-bearer and role model to new and younger players. With that in mind, what do you look for in a great captain and a great leader? And why are those qualities so important in

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