Moving On Emotions can run high in any form of relationship change. It is critical that rash decisions not be made, things said that shouldn’t be said and respect on both sides maintained. Does the athlete have a transition plan? If not then you should play a role in setting this up. Dumping and running isn’t going to help either party so assist as required or engaged to make sure as smooth a transition as possible exists. Remember – you often know more about the athlete in the sporting context than they do themselves and the information you possess is important in any transition process. So although this is a topic rarely raised publicly, don’t be afraid to tackle it head on when you believe you need to. Calling time at the right time will definitely save a lot of heartache in the long run.