coaching courses

Coaching kids soccer can be challenging, in order to help the majority of coaches (and therefore, the majority of players), we need to arm volunteer coaches with everything they need to get started putting on great sessions for 6-12 year old players. So we put together an introduction to soccer coaching course which we believe is missing from the world of coach education. We know that the majority of coaches out there are volunteers – first time coaches, who may not have a background in…

Warren Grieve is an AFC Pro License holder and Technical Director at Football NSW in Australia. In this interview, PDP Editor, Dave Wright sits down with Warren to talk coach education, learning environments and more. This conversation covers a range of topics including: Insights into Warren’s experience doing the Pro License Advice for coaches undertaking courses Tackling the question, “What is Coaching?” Common misconceptions on coaching courses Session design Creating learning environments Plus much more This is an insightful discussion for developing coaches, particularly those…

The question this week comes from Amy: “I would love to coach professionally one day, what type of university program would you recommend for me?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Do you have a coaching question that we might be able to help with?  We would love to hear from you!  Here’s what you can do: 1. Tweet your questions to us @playerdp, or contact us on our Facebook page.2. PDP Members can chat directly with the PDP team to ask questions, share ideas, and support each other…

Join us for a video discussion with National Coach Education Manager from Football Federation Australia, Sean Douglas. PDP Editor Dave Wright is joined by Lead Researcher, James Vaughan in a wide ranging discussion. We cover topics including: The value of self reflection Coach education in Australia Key characteristics of top coaches Developing learners Performance and development environments. Is there a difference? Plus much more. Image Source: depositphotos.com

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