“Coaches play a central role in promoting sport participation and enhancing the performance of athletes and teams. In accordance with internationally recognized and domestic sporting codes, coaches guide children, players, and athletes (International Council for Coaching Excellence, 2013).” This page provides resources to help coaches be the best they can be for their athletes.
Athlete Development Videos
Learn from some of the best in the field of skill acquisition
Coach Development Videos
Coach development is an on-going process. Learn new tips and tricks from some of the best coach developers in the world
Wayne Goldsmith YouTube Channel
Sports leadership and international coaching expert, Wayne Goldsmith gives insider tips on how to improve your team and individual athlete coaching
Connected Coach YouTube Channel
ConnectedCoaches is UK Coaching’s (formerly Sports Coach UK) online community for coaches in any sport or activity.
iCoach Kids YouTube Channel
iCoachKids is a not-for-profit international, collaborative, multi-agency project aiming to support the development of a Specialist Children and Youth Coaching Workforce across the EU to make sure all youth sport participants have a positive experience led by suitably trained coaches leading to a lifelong involvement in sport and healthier lives.
Free Coaching Courses
These free online courses will help you acquire the skills that all great coaches have, participants receive a certificate of completion at the end of each course to show their commitment to serving athletes
How to Coach Kids
This collaborative project between the United States Olympic Committee, Nike, and the Aspen Institute’s Project Play is a course to help coaches implement best-practices in youth sport coaching.
iCoach Kids Online Course
This course offers an overview of the role of the children’s coach as well as providing clarity about what children want and can gain from taking part in sport.
Athlete 365: Coach Yourself to be a Better Coach
Coach yourself to be a better coach. With nearly 20 years of experience, Dr Suzanne Ferreira and Dr Wilbur Kraak will take you through leadership models designed to make you bring the best out of your athletes.
Athlete 365: The Art and Science of Coaching
This course covers how you can support and help your athletes in the best possible way and how to maximize the impact you have on your athletes.