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The Education of a Coach Part VIII: Developing a Mentorship Relationship

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower (34th President of the United States) As a young coach, developing a mentor relationship with a more experienced and accomplished colleague can set in motion a valuable friendship that allows for both… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part VIII: Developing a Mentorship Relationship

ACL Injury · Development · Guest Posts

My New Sport is Recovery

Austin has been doing an amazing job letting all of the EducatedCoaches.com readers know how she is recovering from her ACL tear.  Her story continues below.  To read the other sections of her inspirational pieces click on the following links: Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation Austin Seelbach – ACL Surgery and First Days… Continue reading My New Sport is Recovery

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The Education of a Coach Part VII: 10,000 Hours Leads to Success

Becoming an expert teacher-coach is a rigorous process that a considerable number of coaches will unfortunately never be able to realize.  One does not just become a superior coach but must work hard at their craft employing a distinct method to find this excellence.  An individual must put forth a focused effort over the course… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part VII: 10,000 Hours Leads to Success

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The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants

Matt Waymont is adding into our series on the Education of a Coach. Matt who is a former player at Mars Hill College has been applying the trade of coaching at Storm Soccer Academy since 2010. During this time, he has learned that his favorite group to work with and introduce the game of soccer to… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants

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Austin Seelbach – ACL Surgery and First Days of Rehabilitation

Austin, 15 years of age, had her ACL surgery this past Friday, October 25th and is now in rehabilitation mode.  As with her previous post, this is Austin’s story about the experiences and feelings she has during her ACL injury and recovery.  I hope you enjoy reading about her experience from her own perspective. Following… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – ACL Surgery and First Days of Rehabilitation

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The Education of A Coach Part IV – Developing Young Coaches

Adding to our series on the education of a Coach is Matt Nein.  In Part IV he analyzes how he works with and provides leadership for the coaches in the Strength and Conditioning Program at Salisbury University.  The school is quite fortunate to have an individual that is willing to put forth this type of… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part IV – Developing Young Coaches

ACL Injury · Development · Education · Guest Posts · Youth Sports

Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation

Austin Seelbach is an extremely successful soccer player, a fantastic student, and a great citizen in all that she does within her family and community.  I met her as a member of the 96/97 Storm Soccer Academy Girls Soccer team three years ago and I have always enjoyed working with her.  She always provides a… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation

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The Education of A Coach Part III – The Miguel Lopez Story – The Young Coaches Journey

Miguel Lopez is a young coach at Storm Soccer Academy that is extremely passionate about developing players and gaining more coaching knowledge.  I asked him to write a post about his coaching story.  This story included how he began coaching soccer, his process to developing as a soccer coach, and what he hopes the future… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part III – The Miguel Lopez Story – The Young Coaches Journey

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The Education of A Coach Part II – The Developmental Process

Learning the process of educating others in the athletic realm has always been intriguing to me.  From the days when my Dad was the coach through playing higher level baseball and soccer, it was always interesting to me to assess how coaches train athletes.  Observing these methods in action shaped and molded my belief system… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part II – The Developmental Process

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The Education of A Coach

“A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.” -Horace Mann Americans are often considered some of the top soccer goalkeepers in the World due to many reasons including participating in multiple sports that improve hand-eye coordination and having tremendous athleticism and then… Continue reading The Education of A Coach