Grassroots Coaching: Using Sports Psychology and Coaching Principles Effectively (Paperback)

Grassroots Coaching: Using Sports Psychology and Coaching Principles Effectively By Peter J. McGahey, Peter S. Pierro Cover Image
Unavailable

Description


Coaching is a booming and growing industry, particularly in youth sports. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of coaches and scouts is projected to grow 12 percent from 2019 - 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Coaches need educational resources to enter the profession as either a paid coach or a volunteer. Grassroots Coaching: Using Sports Psychology and Coaching Principles Effectively is a practical exploration of coaching that focuses on the key tasks of the coach, while providing immediately applicable behaviors and concepts. The essential responsibilities and privileges of coaching are introduced along with the appropriate accompanying sport psychology and coaching principles. This book is structured as a personal independent reader and an organization trainer/reference manual. Opportunities for self-reflection and exploration are provided throughout. Utilizing examples from many sports, Grassroots Coaching offers practical coaching insights and techniques for all coaches, from the novice coach just beginning their coaching journey to the veteran coach looking to touch up their skills. This book is sure to become a foundational resource on every coach's bookshelf.

About the Author


Dr. Peter J. McGahey and Dr. Peter S. Pierro are coach developers and coaches. Both have coached at multiple levels and understand the responsibilities and privileges of building people through sport.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781475864779
ISBN-10: 1475864779
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: February 18th, 2022
Pages: 130
Language: English