Peer-to-peer mentoring: the future of coach development?

“we need to develop world class coaches for beginners”

Frank Dick

A couple of weeks ago, I posted on the challenge of developing coaches to work with beginners — children, or adults, new to a sport or to sports in general.

When I wrote that post, I asked what was being done to deliver on the ambition espoused by Frank Dick, and supported by many others.

I received some feedback that recognised the issue, but no suggestions of what could be done about it.

Since then, I have completed a quietly inspirational online course, Coaching Others to Coach.

And I might have seen the future of coach development in England.

Just maybe, it looks a bit like you, or me.

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Coaching for beginners — “we need to develop world class coaches _for_ beginners”

Frank Dick said exactly this at the ECB CA conference in 2015. Everyone nodded. Nothing much seems to have changed…

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The Teesra Turns Tutor — All Stars Cricket Activator training

A new experience for me, this year — delivering training for All Stars Cricket Activators.

Thanks to Claire, my “co-tutor” (is that a word?) for the day. Great engagement from the Activators.

Hope they enjoyed the morning as much as I did!

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