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Coaching

“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.

Resources

A library of activities, games, drills and more to help you provide an exceptional lacrosse experience

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.

https://howtocoachkids.org

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. 

http://e-learning.icoachkids.eu/theme/ick/code/courses.php

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. 

https://www.olympic.org/athlete365/courses/sports-coaching-how-effective-are-you/

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.

https://www.olympic.org/athlete365/courses/the-art-and-science-of-coaching/

Coaching Blogs

Read what others around the world are doing to best serve their athletes and help them reach their full potential in sport