As any master coach will tell you, successful sports coaching is never “arrived at”, and requires constant coaching development. Here you’ll find articles and case studies dedicated to best practice sport coach development.

Academic Excellence Transfers into Sporting Arena

Dual role sees Professor of Psychology build success in student-athletes as Head Coach of MCLA Lacrosse team By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Professor Maria Bartini, brings a wealth of insight, resources and invaluable real-life examples to her position as Head Coach of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) lacrosse team. In [...]

Why Women Coaches Matter

The importance of the international movement to establish Women Coaches Academies By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments The statistics for women in sport are overwhelming. Within the Australian national team, the women's medal count on an Olympic level eclipses the men. Public support for women's competition and sporting events is exploding, but the [...]

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2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association, Member Convention

2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association, Member Convention 6-9 December, Bally's, Las Vegas We’re looking forward to a little more time catching up with Coaches, talking teams and programs in the Marketplace in Las Vegas at the Fastpitch Coaches convention. If you're one of the Association’s 5000 members, the lineup for you looks amazing, with statistics [...]

2017 WGCA and GCAA Conventions

 2017 Women’s Golf Coaches Association Convention, 10-13 December, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas AND the 2017 Golf Coaches Association of America Convention 11-13 December, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas Athlete Assessments will be in the Marketplace at both the men's and women's Golf Coaches Conventions, the women's on December 11 and men's on December 12, 2017. The shared sessions look fantastic [...]

2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association Conference

Catch us at the 2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association Conference, December 13-17, in Kansas City. Bo Hanson Senior Consultant at Athlete Assessments is delivering two seminars, one titled “Get a ‘GRIP’ on your Best Pre-Season Preparation” and the other “Turning Around a Program in One Year: How to Take Over a Program and Win”. As always, [...]

Women Coaches Academy Launches Master-Class

Report reveals the efficacy of Women Coaches Academies as it launches Academy 2.0 for returning graduates at the NCAA Women Coaches Academy, November 29- December 2, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments The first cohort of ten women Coaches, graduates of the NCAA Women Coaches Academies, are set to submerge [...]

Culture Inside Women Coaches Academy The Same Worldwide – Japan, 2017

Women Coaches Supporting Women Coaches By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments When Liz Hanson, Client Director for Athlete Assessments, presented to the 2017 Japanese Women Coaches Academy, technically, it was educational; how to make the most of using their CoachDISC Profile for improved results with their coaching, but in reality it was about [...]

Evolution Equates to Success in Sport Coaching!

Valuable Insights into Successful Coach Development with Tom Kyle, Coach Development Manager for Basketball Queensland By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments A Coach’s role is always evolving. Something Tom Kyle, Coach Development Manager for Basketball Queensland understands and loves about his job. His role with Basketball Queensland means he’s responsible for developing some 2,000 Coaches at [...]

SA Recreation and Sport: 2017 Coach Development Program

Professional development for Coaches is critical. And the best Coaches know that to be the best, they must continue to develop professionally. They need to continue seeking opportunities to access new information and network with a diverse range of fellow Coaches. The Australian Government is taking a leading role in providing these kinds of opportunities for [...]

Elissa Kent – From Championship Player to Championship Coach

Being a great player doesn’t always equate to being a great Coach. It takes a different skillset and a different mindset. Many incredible athletes have tried to make the transition and been unsuccessful. But there are a few who have got it right. Elissa Kent is one of these few. “It is not so much [...]