transitive + intransitive
: to coach (someone) to an excessive degree
- The local coaches there, they send me the game film, and I'll tell him what's right and what's wrong without trying to overcoach him …
- —Fred Taylor
- After several of the losses, he took the blame. He said he was overcoaching. He said his team was giving a good effort.
- —Jeffrey Klein
- … the best little boy performance I've ever seen in an American film. He doesn't come across as an overcoached professional kid …
- —Roger Ebert