Softball Coach for North Marshall Middle School (Benton, KY)
"He doesn't search for the best to make his team better. He takes average local girls and teaches them fundamentals to make them better. Coach McDowell knows and understands the intention of the rules and not just what is written. As a coach of young ladies, everything Coach McDowell teaches starts with them respecting their self and loving their self. No one else can dictate that for them. Nathan inspires confidence while taking time to work with [them] one on one to correct mistakes and bad habits. He will work with kids who are having problems, whether in school or in their home life. Nathan inspires confidence while taking time to work with her one on one to correct mistakes and bad habits. As a special education teacher with a degree in behavior disorders, Coach McDowell knows how to fill the players emotional tanks. He always practices* positive reinforcement*. Any criticism starts with something positive, followed by the negative, and ends with more positive. They know exactly what they have done well and feel good about it."