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Webinar: Top Coaches Have One, Do You? The Why and How-To to Develop Your Coaching Philosophy


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Topic: Top Coaches Have One, Do You?  The Why and How-To to Develop Your Coaching Philosophy

Find a phenomenal coach with a wealth of experience (and full trophy cabinet), and ask them what their coaching philosophy is. They will immediately provide you with a succinct account of what principles they adhere to and the standards they hold. Ask a mid-career coach with a developing reputation the same question, and they'll likely articulate their vision and how it's evolving. Ask a fledgling coach and they will look at you quizzically and shrug their shoulders.

A coaching philosophy is a set of values and beliefs, which determine why and how you behave as a coach. It is developed from your values, personal experiences, the knowledge you have accumulated, and your coaching style. All of this directly impacts your coaching practices.

Successful coaches appreciate the importance of having a well-articulated Coaching Philosophy. It is a critical component of your coaching career and to be impactful, you must continue to develop and evolve it. BUT, it can be a challenge to define and develop on your own.

Before the webinar, download your free 'How To' Workbook to assist in developing or updating your own personalized Coaching Philosophy. 

Purchase this archived webinar on-demand here.

Bo Hanson

Bo Hanson is a four-time Olympian, 3x Olympic medalist, and specialist coaching consultant, facilitator and presenter. Bo Hanson is an internationally respected coaching consultant who has spoken at more than 100 International Sporting Conferences. Specifically, Bo has worked with the world’s most successful Olympic and Professional coaches and athletes. His current clients include all four professional football codes (AFL, NRL, FFA and ARU) in Australia, and more than 70 of the top US college programs.

Bo is highly educated and accredited in the use and administration of DISC Profiling and Emotional Intelligence (Emotional Competence Inventory 360), plus several other personality and behavioral modelling tools.  Not only does Bo's work benefit many coaches and athletes, it is also helping those in the corporate world. Bo is highly regarded for his expertise in leadership development and all aspects of teamwork, such as culture development, team behaviors and communication principles and structures.

In 1992, Bo became the youngest-ever rowing Olympian for Australia. Since that first Olympics, Bo won bronze medals in the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games.  Drawing on his learning experiences from the Olympics, as well as formal university education and his 15-years’ experience in corporate training, development and facilitation, Bo founded Athlete Assessments with a team of colleagues in 2007. Today, Athlete Assessments’ DISC Profiles are used by USA university teams and coaches, leading coach education providers, leadership programs, universities, Olympic, national and state sporting organizations, professional teams and a network of consultants.  They are a significant ingredient to success in sport.

Webinar participants will benefit from and value the time they spend with Bo Hanson.  He is an extremely experienced elite athlete as well as someone who has successfully made the transition from athlete to coach, has extensive corporate experience and now also works with many of the top sports programs and coaches, across 24 different sports globally.  



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members, Coaches and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Aug. 19, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST

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