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Richard Bailey and David Collins

Despite evident differences between approaches to talent development, many share a set of common characteristics and presumptions. We call this the Standard Model of Talent Development (SMTD). This model is articulated and the relevant literature drawn out to highlight the model's strengths and weaknesses. The SMTD has been enormously influential, in terms of both policy documentation and practice, and it retains an obvious common sense appeal. However, we will argue that not only is its attractiveness illusionary and inconsistent to the emerging evidence base from research, but it is also undesirable from a variety of perspectives and desired outcomes. In short, we suggest that the most common system for identifying talent is unsubstantiated from both a process and an outcome perspective.

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Beth G. Clarkson, Elwyn Cox and Richard C. Thelwell

later in their career when ingratiated within its culture through talent development and elite levels? Due to the limited nature of investigations concerning women football coaches, researchers can look to scholarly investigations of women in non-playing support roles (e.g., coordinators, secretaries

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Christina A. Geithner, Claire E. Molenaar, Tommy Henriksson, Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund and Kajsa Gilenstam

effect in Canadian Interuniversity ice hockey . Talent Development & Excellence, 7 ( 1 ), 69 – 81 . Retrieved from Claessens , A.L. , Bourgois , J. , Beunen , G. , Philippaerts , R. , Thomis , M. , Lefevre , J. , … Vrijens , J. ( 2003 ). Age at menarche

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Justine B. Allen and Colleen Reid

study focused on women who had experience coaching in these environments. Research Process Participants Fifteen women who were currently coaching, or had recently coached, in the adult, talent development, or performance coaching environments were identified by the CEDM and invited to participate in a

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Kyle Siler

raises questions of what factors contribute to these stratified outcomes. Player backgrounds affect opportunities for talent development. Specially, the racial and social class backgrounds of a player and their educational institutions generate differing opportunities and incentives for players to assume

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Robert J. Lake, Simon J. Eaves and Bob Nicholson

, 4-1. Their victory offered a response to accusations of “outdated attitudes to physical conditioning, playing styles, coaching and talent development,” but the British came across often as “defensive, complacent and short-sighted.” 93 The previous summer, the Lawn Tennis & Croquet ( LT&C ) editor

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Jenny Meggs, Mark Chen and Danielle Mounfield

, 285 – 291 . doi:10.1515/hukin-2015-0084 10.1515/hukin-2015-0084 Schorer , J. , Reinhoff , R. , Westphal , H. , & Baker , J. ( 2013 ). Digit ratio effects between expertise levels in American football players . Talent Development and Excellence, 5 ( 2 ), 113 – 116 . Strycharcyk , D

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Shelley Lucas

the 1985 Coors Classic, women racers discussed factors related to racing performance and strategies, such as a lack of coaching, support, talent development and other resources (such as from sponsors). Sport histories should consider these structural and development factors. Being explicit about

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Jenessa Banwell, Gretchen Kerr and Ashley Stirling

). Modern mentoring . Alexandria, VA : Association for Talent Development . Engineers Canada . ( 2016 ). Women in engineering . Retrieved from Ensher , E.A. , Heun , C. , & Blanchard , A. ( 2003 ). Online mentoring and computer- mediated

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Chris G. Harwood and Sam N. Thrower

techniques for young athletes extends implicitly to helping them to cope with the potential pressure of organized youth sport and specifically the ongoing professionalization of talent development including sport-specific academies, performance centers, and pathway programs. To this end, young athletes have