The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between coaches' bases of power and athletes’ satisfaction in female handball players of Iran pro league. The study used a descriptive – correlation approach and was carried out as a field study. The population of the study consisted of all female handball players in Iran pro league; Statistical sample consisted of 115 handball players. Data were collected by Power in Sport Questionnaire-Other (PSQ–O) and Athlete’s Satisfaction Questionnaire (ASQ). The data were analyzed through descriptive and inferential statistics including Spearman correlation coefficient and multivariate regression. Results showed a significant relationship between the coaches' bases of power and the players' satisfaction (P<0.01). Also, analysis of regression showed that athletes' perception of power bases of coaches can predict almost 50% of their satisfaction changes. Therefore, coaches can properly use their power bases to increase athletes' satisfaction