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Monday’s Video Share #5: Success Strategies for Coaching Boys

EPSON scanner imageIt’s Monday and time for a video we think you might like! If you missed Drexel University’s free sport coaching webinar: The Significance of Gender: Success Strategies for Coaching Boys, you can view the webinar archive here.  You will be asked to provide your name and email and then be directed right to the video.

Webinar Archive: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7645917366006341890

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Monday’s Video Share #4: Protecting Youth Athletes from Sexual Abuse: Key Actions for Parents and Coaches

PCA-Logo-Vert-2lineIt’s Monday and time for a video share!  This week, we follow up on our last video share from the Positive Coaching Alliance.  Last week’s post focused on preventing child abuse and this week, we recommend the video they produced on preventing sexual abuse in sports.  Great information for coaches, parents, & sport leaders!

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Why Women Get Stuck As Mid-level Managers: What Can Coaches Take Away?

womens-leadership-logo-tree-smallishThis article (link at the end of the post) focuses on some of the barriers to achieving higher level positions in the workplace, but as I was reading it, I saw a lot of parallels to advancing from an Assistant Coaching position to a Head Coaching position – something many women are hesitant to pursue.

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HBR Article: Great Article on getting Highly Successful People to Work as a Team

TeamI love Harvard Business Review articles.  They are delivered to my inbox daily and almost always applicable to coaching.  This one focuses on making “a team of stars work.” What coach hasn’t seen a team of  talented athletes have trouble working towards a common goal at one point or another – on paper they’re great, but things sometimes don’t work that way.

 

Author Claudio Fernández-Aráoz shares strategies to get a group of high performers to work well TOGETHER.

 

He offers the following model:

 

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Inspirational Video – You CAN Do It!

cantstayhereIf you don’t believe in yourself and feel ready to attack your dreams and goals after seeing this video….

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Share it today to encourage your athletes and to encourage those considering a career in coaching, but perhaps doubting themselves.

Introducing New Author: Jordan Benedict!

JordanThe Women in Coaching Blog is excited to announce one of our new contributing authors, Jordan Benedict.  Please take a moment to read Jordan’s Bio and get ready for some exciting posts from our newest author!

Are you interested in writing? Email Dr. Giddings with a resume and a brief bio.

Monday’s Video Share #3: Preventing Child Abuse in Youth Sports

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It’s Monday and time for a video we think you might like! A topic on the minds of many is the prevention of child abuse in youth sports.  This week’s highlighted video comes from the Positive Coaching Alliance.

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