Journal article

Increasing the Effectiveness of Formal Coach Education: Evidence of a Parallel Process

Stewart A Vella, Trevor P Crowe, Lindsay G Oades

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE & COACHING | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2013

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to use the results of an exploratory case study to discuss the design and delivery of formal coach education pathways. Nine coaches completed qualitative and quantitative feedback on a formal transformational leadership training program. The theme that was consistently being presented by coaches was the need for learning to be situated within practical demonstrations and discussions where the coach learner and coach educator work collaboratively to facilitate understanding of the applications of program content to coaching practice. These results have been discussed in the light of the parallel processes that are evident in coach education. The relationship dyna..

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