Even with proper academic preparation, what are the unexpected issues that confront current cCoaches, and in what ways might it be possible for Coaching Education to address these issues for future coaches?
Truly the best coaching education programs more than adequately outline the myriad of roles a coach must perform: from disciplinarian to diplomat, mother or father figure to dictator, from detective to judge and jury (Hammermeister, 2010; Sabock & Sabock, 2008.) Nevertheless, coaches at high school and college levels appear to be consistently confronted with unexpected surprises. Why is this?
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