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Bettina Callary and Brian Gearity

In our special issue, we are very pleased to publish the work of fellow researchers around the world, but we also note that while there is work being done by coach developers worldwide, the authors in our special issue are concentrated in only five countries (Canada, USA, United Kingdom, Australia

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Victoria McGee and J.D. DeFreese

Coaches have a noted ability to affect technical development, motivation, and psychological experiences in athletes ( Riley & Smith, 2011 ; Vella, Oades, & Crowe, 2013 ). Relative to sport psychology practice, the coach is an important member of the sport-related social environment with great

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Emily J. Sleeman and Noora J. Ronkainen

Women’s football is globally experiencing unprecedented growth and public interest, and in many countries, both players and coaches have emerging possibilities to make a full-time income from the game. In England, The Football Association proposed a new strategy for women’s football, focusing on

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David P. Hedlund, Carol A. Fletcher, Simon M. Pack and Sean Dahlin

As issues continue to arise in sport (e.g., concussions, bullying, doping, sexual abuse, analytics), sport coaches must continually undertake a process of education in order to be knowledgeable and well-prepared for situations that arise. During the early years of their coaching careers, sport

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Michel Milistetd, Pierre Trudel, Isabel Mesquita and Juarez Vieira do Nascimento

In Brazil, contrary to the situation in many countries, sport coaching at all levels is considered a profession. Following a law passed by the government, those who want to coach are required to earn a university diploma called a ‘Bachelor in Physical Education’. This bachelor’s degree prepares future professionals to work in any of the following areas: health, leisure, and sport performance. Because universities have some fexibility regarding the courses that they offer and can also focus on one or any combination of the three aforementioned areas, we cannot assume that graduate students have acquired the same knowledge and developed the same competencies. Therefore, a broad inquiry of what is provided by different universities was needed to create a picture of the curriculum that future sport coaches will experience. In an effort to situate the Brazilian coaching and coach education system within a worldwide perspective, the data collected are interpreted using the International Sport Coaching Framework (ISCF).

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Sean H. Kerr, Tiffanye M. Vargas, Mimi Nakajima and Jim Becker

). Due to the increasing prevalence and risk, concussions are beginning to be viewed as a major public health priority ( Wiebe, Comstock, & Nance, 2011 ), highlighting a need for research on prevention. Within youth sports, the coach is a potential means of prevention and intervention. Volunteer youth

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Stephen Macdonald and Justine Allen

& Fonseca, 2016 ; Mills, Butt, Maynard, & Harwood, 2012 ), however, the importance of the talent development environment (TDE) and the coach’s central influence within it, have been consistently documented (e.g.,  Henriksen, Stambulova, & Roessler, 2011 ; International Council for Coaching Excellence

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Cassidy Preston, Veronica Allan, Lauren Wolman and Jessica Fraser-Thomas

PYD will be achieved ( Danish, Forneris, Hodge, & Heke, 2004 ; Gould & Carson, 2008 ). Rather, broader influences such as the interactions between coaches and parents play an important role in shaping athletes’ PYD outcomes ( Fraser-Thomas & Strachan, 2015 ; Holt et al., 2017 ). Alarmingly

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Jim Denison

pace or inhabit a certain rhythm: a rhythm typically determined by a coach’s plan. I’m not exactly sure where my words came from that day. “Guys,” I began, “as you run your 400’s, instead of targeting a time, or thinking you have to do 10, try to focus on, sense, and notice your body’s effort as you

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Lea-Cathrin Dohme, Alexandra J. Rankin-Wright and Sergio Lara-Bercial

Sport participation is a central contributor to individuals’ physical and mental well-being. Approximately 1.1 million coaches provide sporting opportunities to millions of children, adolescents, and adults on a daily basis in the United Kingdom alone ( North, 2009 ). Coaching is thus a fundamental