European Journal of Sport Science: Video Abstract

Talent development of high performance coaches in team sports in Ireland

Ian Sherwin, Mark J. Campbell & Tadhg Eoghan MacIntyre, 2016

DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2016.1227378
@ian_sherwin @EurJSportSci

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They investigated the coaching education and academic background of high performance team coaches. The coaches completed an online questionnaire before undertaking a semi-structured qualitative interview. The results show that formal education courses are not meeting the demands of high performance coaches, who prefer to learn from more informal settings, relying on self-directed learning and coaching experience to continue to develop. More research is needed to examine how this learning is applied in practice. 

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