The primary responsibility of the coach to help his or her team to prepare to play at a consistently high level. A lack of a consistent pre-game routine may be one challenge that leads to inconsistency. Pre-game routines are the key to consistency.
Regardless of who you are playing, make sure that you, as the coach, and the players, establish and follow a pregame routine. Pre-game routines help your athletes mentally prepare to be confident, focused, and have the right intensity to perform.
Check out the Mental Game Coaching Professional course for more information on coaching the mental game.