Coaches

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Career Description

Coaches prepare and train individual athletes/teams for competitive events.

Duties May Include

Coaches perform some or all of the following duties:

Identify strengths and weaknesses of athletes or teams.

Plan, develop and implement training and practice sessions.

Nurture and develop athletes' potential skills and abilities.

Develop, plan and co-ordinate competitive schedules and programs.

Motivate and prepare athletes or teams for competitive events or games.

Formulate competitive strategy, develop game plans and direct athletes and players during games or athletic events.

Analyse and evaluate athletes' or teams' performances and modify training programs.

Examples of Titles

Athletics Coach
Coach
Head Coach
National Team Coach
Olympic Coach
Scout
Sports Scout

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Olds College
Olds, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Management - Sports Management major Diploma
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Education - Kinesiology - Elementary Bachelor
Physical Education - Adapted Physical Activity Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sport Management Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 12, 2012