Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 3 of 3)

In this final instalment, this blog focuses on the implications of effective mentoring and transformational leadership on the role of a coach developer. This piece of writing is part of a critical reflection on my development and journey as a coach, coach developer and leader. The blog has focused on the work an aspiring footballContinue reading “Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 3 of 3)”

Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 2 of 3)

This week the second part of the article will provide focus on the literature surrounding mentoring and transformational leadership in a sports setting and how this has had an impact on the development of my craft as a leader and it’s impact on Tova. The piece of writing falls as the middle section of theContinue reading “Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 2 of 3)”

Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 1 of 3)

Over the last two years I have been studying towards an MA in Education (Early Years) at Birmingham City University. The exposure to literature that highlights priorities in play, early years development and motivation has had a significant impact on my role as a coach and coach developer. In my second year of study, myContinue reading “Reflection on leadership and development in youth sport (Part 1 of 3)”

Supporting aspiring coaches

For the last two years I have been studying towards an MA in Education (Early Years) through the Centre for Research in Early Childhood) CREC at the Birmingham City University. The course has been my first experiences of utilising research to inform my practice as a coach and coach developer. I have caught myself sayingContinue reading “Supporting aspiring coaches”

Continuing a coaching journey, first steps on the UEFA A License

The last few months have been memorable. The change in how we do things in almost every element of our lives has been momentous. It has the potential to force a change that will impact on the balance and boundaries between work, home, learning & life for the foreseeable future. With my day to dayContinue reading “Continuing a coaching journey, first steps on the UEFA A License”

Developing a coaching culture

This week’s UK Coaching Curious Coaches’ Club featured a conversation with performance consultant Grant Downie, focusing on how to develop a coaching culture. The topic for conversation originated from a coach attending a UK Coaching Community of Practice – fantastic that the Curious Coaches’ Club audience feel able to suggest ideas for content and theseContinue reading “Developing a coaching culture”

Skill Acquisition – Designing better practices

The UK Coaching Curious’ Coaches Club discussion this week focused on the subject of Skill Acquisition and was led by Marianne Davies, Stuart Armstrong and Kendal McWade. The discussion covered the topic of skill development, the supporting environment and the role of the coach. The Community of Practice discussions were varied and provided a platformContinue reading “Skill Acquisition – Designing better practices”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”