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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part B

Contemporary Issues in Coach Education and Learning: Coach Education: A Review


Author(s): Oleksandr Krasilshchikov

Abstract: The fact, that the existing coaching workforce is largely represented by ex-athletes who continue their sporting career after retiring as athletes opens an extra channel in coach development, namely – experiential learning by gaining expertise through experience from their athletic career, and also through their coaching practice. With various forms of learning situations available, coaches are encouraged to get educated through formal learning, non-formal learning, and informal learning. Major Coach Education pathways on the offer include higher education based education, federation based education and recognized coaching education agencies based education. Cooperation between the agencies involved is a priority issue in order to maximize the quality of coach education and the available combined resources. Parties should recognize each other, so that coaches could utilize their knowledge and expertise transparently and for the mutual benefit of all parties involved regardless if employed by a sports authority, a higher education institution or a federation.

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How to cite this article:
Oleksandr Krasilshchikov. Contemporary Issues in Coach Education and Learning: Coach Education: A Review. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(6):100-104.
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