Rising Stars have raw talent and huge potential, but lack the experience to deliver a star performance week –in, week out. They are often a clean state, and open to all training and development you can throw at them. They don’t tend to come with too many bad habits or the big price tag, but you better have a rock solid training and coaching programme if you want them to reach their potential.
There are two other type of players that can end up on your team. Solid citizens are players that put in a consistently solid performance every game. They are not the best players in the team, but they are predictable and reliable. They may not have the natural talent of Rising Stars or A-Players and their potential for growth may be limited, but their hard work and consistency are an asset to the team.