Theories and Philosophies of Coaching Discussion Board

Describe two coaching philosophies, and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each, relative to interscholastic, collegiate, and professional sport teams. (Please explain your conclusions.) Be sure to integrate your understanding of the content reading materials, and include literature references and/or anecdotal information to support your opinions.

Background Info

Collins, K., Barber, H., Moore, K., & Laws, A. (2011). The first step: assessing the coaching philosophies of pre-service coaches. Journal of Research Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 6 (2), 21–30.

Czajkowski, Z. (2010). Coach’s work, knowledge, skills and personality. Studies in Physical Culture & Tourism, 17 (2), 131–138.

Robbins, J. E., Houston, E., & Dummer, G. M. (2010). Philosophies and expectations of wheelchair and stand-up collegiate basketball coaches. Journal of Sport Behavior 33(1), 42–62.

Schreiner, E. (2013). Development and execution of coaching philosophies among competitive youth sport coaches. Clemson University, UMI Dissertations Publishing, #1544199.

Selby, E. A. (2009). A qualitative examination of the philosophies of successful NCAA Division I coaches. California State University, Fullerton, UMI Dissertations Publishing, #1468462.

Bartholomaus, B. D. (2012). Athletes’ perceptions of democratic and autocratic coaching behaviors used by high school football coaches (Order No. 1517675). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1029871498).

Connolly, G. J. (2016). APPLYING HUMANISTIC LEARNING THEORY: The “art” of coaching. Strategies, 29(2), 39-41.

Chapter 1 Current Perspectives on Psychological aspects associated with the development and practice of effective coaching and management (p. 1 – 12)

Chapter 2 A Holistic Model of the Coaching Process (p. 13 – 34)

Chapter 3 Effective Coach Learning and Processes of Coaches’ Knowledge Development (p. 35 – 52)

Chapter 4 Learner-Centered Teaching: A Consideration for Revitalizing Coach Education (p. 53 – 70)

Chapter 5 Concept Mapping: Its Use for High Performance Sport Coach Development (p. 71 – 90)

Davis, P. A. (2015). The Psychology of Effective Coaching and Management. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Chesney, R. (n.d.). Coaches and their coaching style. [Video File]. Retrieved October 2014 from

Gonzale-Granda Inder, R. (2009). Coaching philosophy. Retrieved October 2014 from…

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