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  Roles and responsibilities of a Sports Coach
The United Kingdom Coaching Strategy describes the role of the sports coach as one that "enables the athlete to achieve levels of performance to a degree that may not have been possible if left to his/her own endeavours".
In July 2002, in response to the UK's Government "Plan for Sport", the Coaching Task Force published their report on coach education and qualification schemes in the UK and identified the need for a coaching structure suitable for all sports and the implementation of a UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC).
A coach is required to comply with their National Governing Body's code of ethics and conduct and as coaches we also have legal responsibilities.
www.brianmac.co.uk /coaching.htm   (1972 words)

  
  Coach (sport) - Psychology Wiki - a Wikia wiki
In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes.
Coaching techniques and philosophies are often taught by prominent coaches to youth and high school coaches at events referred to as "coaching clinics".
Coaching philosophies are passed along from one generation of coaches to another through these events, and of course the tendency of assistant coaches serving under a successful head coach being the most likely to be given an opportunity to become head coaches in their own right.
psychology.wikia.com /wiki/Coach_(sport)   (924 words)

  
  The role of the coach is one which enables the athlete to achieve levels of performance to a degree that may not have ...
In July 2002, in response to the UK's Government "Plan for Sport", the Coaching Task Force published their report on coach education and qualification schemes in the UK and identified the need for a coaching structure suitable for all sports and the implementation of a UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC).
The levels are reflective of the coaching skills attained and not the level of performer being coached.
A coach is required to comply with their National Governing Body's code of ethics and conduct and as coaches we also have legal responsibilities.
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk /coaching.htm   (1813 words)

  
  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coaching entails the application of sport tactics and strategies during the game or contest itself, and usually entails substitution of players and other such actions as needed.
Coaching techniques and philosophies are often taught by prominent coaches to youth and high school coaches at events referred to as "coaching clinics" where literature supports the increase of specific, positive feed back in order to achieve optimal effects of coaching.
Coaching philosophies are passed along from one generation of coaches to another through these events, and of course the tendency of assistant coaches serving under a successful head coach being the most likely to be given an opportunity to become head coaches in their own right.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Coach_(sport)   (758 words)

  
 To The Next Level Sports Network - Taking Sport and Life to the Next Level   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coaches who are methodical and orderly in teaching of skills or techniques, and who are able to apply proper positive reinforcement and punishment are miles ahead of their lesser-informed counterparts.
It is important for the coach to realize that the message they give to their athletes is 7 percent verbal, 38 percent vocal emphasis, and 55 percent facial expression.
The effective coach must be aware that too much of what they transmit to their athletes is non-verbal, and they must use this information in their favor.
www.tothenextlevel.org /docs/coaches_corner/coach_development/essential_qualities_in_coaching/essential_qualities_in_coaching_default.asp   (1165 words)

  
 Coach (sport) - ArticleWorld   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A coach in sports is an individual that is involved in the instruction and control of the operations of an athlete or group of athletes in training.
The coaches are usually versed in the sports that they are involved in and able to teacher and instruct players by use of their vast experience.
Coaches are considered to be one of the reasons for successful results in the sporting world.
www.articleworld.org /index.php/Coach_(sport)   (318 words)

  
 sports coaching
Sports coaching has for too long been based on the dominance of a reductionist approach – the insistence on analysing everything down to its basic components – and lines of authority between coaches in the know and those supposedly without knowledge.
The still inexperienced coach, who knows nothing about golf, is thrilled at the ability discovered by the player and the implication that it is perfectly possible to coach someone in a skill that he himself does not possess.
Coaching was not a term that had been used before in business, so it had not accumulated the baggage of long-held beliefs and assumptions.
www.pponline.co.uk /encyc/sports-coaching.html   (2439 words)

  
 PELINKS4U - Coaching & Sports
Two of the coaches and two of the female athletes discussed the need for coaches to be aware of the impact that body-related comments, even in joking or directed toward other females, can have on the female athletes’; perceived body image.
Coaches are encouraged to commit to understanding how their athletes, both male and female, respond to specific environmental processes and work to develop strategies that address any differences that may emerge.
Coaches with five or more years of coaching experience, a career winning percentage, and peer recognition awards (i.e., coach of the year) were selected.
www.pelinks4u.org /archives/coaching/010104.htm   (2486 words)

  
 Discovery Coaching Systems LLC - Sports Specific Coaching
Sports Specific Coaching will help you gain the competitive edge you are looking for whether you are an amateur or elite athlete.
A coach will look at all aspects of the client’s life to design a program that can successfully be integrated into a client’s life without sacrificing relationships or careers.
Coaching is an educational process of applying knowledge to human endeavors.
www.discoverycoachingsystems.com /sportsspecificcoaching.htm   (702 words)

  
 Guide to Coaching Youth Sports: Basketball
There are instructions here to help coach youngsters the sports of baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, and tennis.
In all the years of playing, coaching, or watching Indiana high school basketball, I have never seen a team without an inside pivot attack win a major championship.
A non-profit coaching service providing tips to coaching and teaching sporting games to the youth of the world.
www.guidetocoachingsports.com   (947 words)

  
 Sports Coaching (GCScApp) - The University of Queensland, Australia
Sports Coaching provides a comprehensive graduate program for the development of professional and applied research skills in coaching.
Sports coaching is a challenging and rewarding profession, which seeks to enhance athletic performance.
The aim of the graduate program in sports coaching is to develop a new wave of professionally trained coaches that can meet the specific needs of athletes at the junior and senior elite levels.
www.uq.edu.au /study/plan.html?acad_plan=SPORTX5276   (224 words)

  
 Technique correction: When practice doesn't make perfect
Sports Coach is Australia's national sports coaching journal, aimed at the practicing sports coach, and is a coach development resource of the Australian Sports Commission.
Sports technique problems lead to a prolonged and frustrating adaptation period during which old concepts and skills first have to be unlearned before new understanding and skills can be developed.
The coach's ability to identify and diagnose the error or technique problem is critical, as is his or her ability to identify, explain and demonstrate to the player or athlete the "correct" technique.
www.coachingwins.com   (4989 words)

  
 Sports coaching
Sports coaches are one of the most important resources available to the development of sport in the Borough.
Coach Association Bolton (CAB) is a new initiative designed to provide coaches with support to develop their expertise and knowledge.
Bolton Coach Mentoring aims to have a coach mentor in each priority sport which will be responsible for coordinating a mentoring programme in partnership with the sports development team.
www.bolton.gov.uk /portal/page?_pageid=367,129977&_dad=portal92&_schema=PORTAL92   (449 words)

  
 sports-coaching
This module will enable coaches to apply integrated approaches to pedagogy in generating, managing, and directing coaching practice; to understand a range of theories and concepts related to the application of innovative pedagogy; to allow coaches to apply and reflect upon pedagogy and the conditions within which performers learn.
As applied sports science research advances our knowledge and understanding of training effects, there is a need for coaches to integrate these findings in systematic, coherent preparation and competition programmes.
For example, although Exercise Physiology is not a taught subject on the course, coaches may choose to study a topic such as ‘altitude training’ for a specific, independent study project, assisted by relevant members of the Department’s academic staff.
www.sports.stir.ac.uk /postgraduate-applicants/msc/sports-coaching.php   (1051 words)

  
 Sports Coach provides information on coaching, exercise physiology and athletic development for sports coaches, ...
Sports Coach provides information on the many topics related to developing athletic ability and coaching expertise to help fitness enthusiasts, athletes and coaches achieve their athletic goals and to assist students studying sport related qualifications.
As a result the coach must encourage the athlete to regard the warm up and cool down as an essential part of both the training session and competition itself.
You are the sports trainer for a local "Under 14's" soccer team (or maybe you are a concerned parent).
www.brianmac.co.uk   (2006 words)

  
 - Sports - Coaching Practice
This new title aims to help those people wishing to begin their journey into sports coaching to gain a better understanding and appreciation of what is involved.
It is the only text available for FE and HE students who are taking an introductory look at sports coaching and can be used as a resource to support modules in coaching, as well as being a handy-sized general reference book on coaching that is accessible to non-academic readers too.
About sports coach UK - Formerly known as The National Coaching Foundation, scUK is the leading organisation dedicated to the development of coaching and coaches in the United Kingdom, and has provided educational and development opportunities for over 130,000 sports coaches.
www.1st4sport.com /1st4sportsite/pages/product/product.asp?prod=B23717   (740 words)

  
 Sports Coaching - History of Sports Coaching Cycling Team
The winter of 1996/7 saw Sports Coaching riders racing in Cyclo-Cross under the name of the management company, while the 1997 sponsorship agreements were being reached.
With the emphasis on developing the Coaching and not the Team it was decided not to renew sponsorship contracts for 2001.
Sports Coaching works with many riders, most of whom do not ride for the Team.
www.sports-coaching.com /aboutus/history.htm   (869 words)

  
 Sports Psychology Coaching
Bill has coached at the highest levels of major-league pro sports and big-time college athletics and he is also the the Founder and President of the
Sports hypnosis and self-hypnosis may be exactly what you need to overcome the mental limitations you have in your game.
Learn 72 reasons athletes avoid sports psychologists, and also discover the many benefits of sports psychology training and what to expect in a sports psychology session.
www.sportspsychologycoaching.com   (808 words)

  
 Coach Sport.com
A sports coach is a person who works with a team or an individual to help them improve with regard to how they play their particular game.
Anyone can be a sports coach – as long as he meets certain requirements.
There are many different tasks that a sports coach may have to do.
www.coachsport.com   (54 words)

  
 Elmwood College Scotland - Sports Coaching
The course is designed for people who wish to gain the appropriate education and training to pursue a career in sports coaching, sports development and fitness instruction.
On successful completion you can move on to the HND Sports Coaching at Elmwood and BSc Degree programme at Abertay University or a job as a coach in various sectors of the industry and community.
There are also opportunities for students to gain formal sports coaching, first aid and fitness instructor awards.
www.elmwood.ac.uk /ft_sports_coaching.php   (704 words)

  
 Play2Learn Sports Coaching - Home
Play2Learn Sports Coaching: Football and Multi Sports Coaching for boys and girls from 3 years of age and above, youths and adults.
Sports Coaching was established in Edinburgh, Scotland in June 2005.
Play2Learn Sports Coaching; Kids Football and Multi Sports Coaching for boys and girls from 3 years of age in Edinburgh, The Lothians, Fife and surrounding areas in Scotland.
www.play2learn.info   (306 words)

  
 Sports Coaching Brain: Expert advice and tips for sports coaching success from Wayne Goldsmith
Coaches who lack real belief in themselves and who try to make up for it by giving too much information.
Coaches who are being evaluated or assessed and aim to impress by being SEEN to control every element of the training session, i.e.
With all the movements and changes in the NRL head coaching ranks at the moment, it is worth having a closer look at how to go about hiring the right coach.
www.sportscoachingbrain.com   (1468 words)

  
 Sports (Coaching) (SPG) 2008 Entry
Developing innovative and knowledgeable coaches who can turn their hand to a range of environments is at the heart of this rewarding course.
Our goal is to produce coaches who excel, and use their passion for their profession to not only teach but bring out the best in both novice and elite athletes.
We have close links with local sports clubs and partners that will provide you with excellent opportunities to be involved in high quality sport and sports coaching.
www.glos.ac.uk /subjectsandcourses/foundation/spg/entry2008.cfm   (293 words)

  
 Veteran basketball coach uses sport to spread the gospel
Dutremble, founder of Global Sports Outreach, was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, serving under Paul Westhead and Pat Riley, from 1979-83 and helping the team to three NBA championships.
But he soon fell in love with the game of basketball and eventually worked his way up the coaching ladder, from high school to college to international and to the NBA, where he landed what seemed to be a premier job as an assistant coach with the Lakers.
“I was a coach in college and the pros always have a summer league where players try out,” he explained on how he was hired by the Lakers.
www.losangeleslakersonline.com /lakers-news-20060525.php   (1011 words)

  
 About Coach Central
We are a coach referral and coaching resource site dedicated to the ethical advancement of the Coaching Profession, the development of human potential and the liberation of the human spirit.
Coach Central was created by professional coaches who care deeply about coaching, and the coaching profession.
Billy comes to his workshop and coaching practice with over 20 years experience in education as a University professor, intercollegiate coach, sport psychology consultant for elite athletes and national teams, an NCCP Level III ('C' License) Soccer Coach, and coach of many youth sport teams.
www.coachcentral.info /about_cc.html   (1780 words)

  
 Coach Training
If coaches understand and fulfill their significant responsibilities as teachers and role models, your league will be successful and your players and their families will have rich and rewarding sports experiences.
Youth sports associations within the San Antonio area who are interested in having their volunteers trained and certified should contact the KSN Education Office to arrange dates, times and locations convenient to the league.
Returning CoachCoaches who have been certified with KSN within the last 2 years may renew their membership without additional training in the sport in which they were originally certified.
www.ksnusa.org /coach.htm   (719 words)

  
 Sport Psychology Coaching Services from Procoach Systems
The sport psychology training relationship is a collaborative, confidential, professional one that supports the client in reaching more of their sports performance potential.
Sport psychology is one of those cutting-edge disciplines poised on the edge of art and science.
Procoach Systems CEO Bill Cole, an expert in the field of sport psychology, is also the Founder and President of the International Mental Game Coaching Association, the leading worldwide organization dedicated to advancing the research, development, professionalism and growth of mental game coaching.
www.mentalgamecoach.com /Services/SportPsychologyCoaching.html   (2072 words)

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