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As any master coach will tell you, successful sports coaching is never “arrived at”, and requires constant coaching development. Here you’ll find articles and case studies dedicated to best practice sport coach development. You may find our sections for our most recent articles, resources and materials, latest newsletters, or 5 Minutes with Bo Hanson video series valuable too.

Coach Roland Thornqvist: Winning Coaches Never Stop Learning

Have you ever wondered what successful Coaches do differently? How they manage to amass title after title and build a team culture athletes want to be part of?

The first thing we noticed with winning Coaches is that they never sit back and become complacent. Instead, the fact that they don’t is what sets them apart from the rest. Winning Coaches are always learning, always striving for the 0.1% and this set them up for success game after game, year after year.

And that’s exactly what University of Florida’s Head Women’s Tennis Coach Roland Thornqvist has done.

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Fast Track Your Team Rebuild

You have just been recruited as the new Head Coach, and unless your predecessor was successful and has moved up or decided to retire, then the program you’ve taken on has not been performing and it’s your job to turn that around – fast.

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Japanese Women Coaches Academy 2016

From September 6th to 8th 2016, Athlete Assessments’ Liz Masen and Director of Strategic Relationships at the Alliance of Women Coaches Marlene Bjornsrud will once again be in Japan to attend the Japanese Women Coaches Academy. The

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Bo Hanson in the NISCA Journal

Bo Hanson was recently asked to contribute an article on Building Resiliency in Swimmers to the January/February edition of the NISCA Journal. The NISCA Journal is the official publication of the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association

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Bo Hanson’s Play Like a Champion Coach Note

In June 2015, Bo and Liz Masen presented as keynote speakers at the ‘Play Like A Champion Today National Sports Leadership Conference’ at the University of Notre Dame. Play Like a Champion provide weekly Champion Notes for coaches, student-athletes

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Building Rapport for Sports Coaches and its Benefits

Rapport is something people know is important, yet it can often be an overlooked topic. In this video, Bo Hanson explains the meaning and importance of rapport. Find out why building rapport for sports coaches is such a good investment, how trust and respect play a critical role in building rapport, ways rapport can be used to improve a coach-athlete relationship.

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5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: What Do Expert Coaches Have in Common?

Watch Bo Hanson discuss what expert coaches have in common and what is the key factor in what makes these top coaches so great. Recorded during an ABC TV Interview, find out why adapting your behavior to suit the needs of your athletes is vital to improving sports performance. Don’t miss these important insights.

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Rugby League Coach Development: Dylan Hides

Rugby League Coach Development: Dylan Hides

While Rugby League’s history is entrenched as the ‘working class game’, the modern code has gained a much broader appeal across the country.  Its popularity recently confirmed when the National Rugby League (NRL) signed the largest

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Football Coach Development

Football Coach Development: Rob Sherman

A game that can draw comparisons with religion in England and South America, Football or ‘Soccer’ is a sport with a significant following around the world. Some parts of the world follow the cosmopolitan code with

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Mentoring in Referee Development

Mentoring in Referee Development

A successful formula for mentoring programs By Liz Masen and Kate Roskvist The impact a mentor can have on someone’s development can be profound and the benefits enormous for both sides of the relationship. However many

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NCAA Women Coaches Academy WCA

NCAA Women Coaches Academy (WCA)

By Liz Masen and Kate Roskvist Skills development, retention, mentoring and collaboration for Women Coaches The NCAA Women Coaches Academy (WCA) celebrated its 30th program in 2013, and continues to be the most respected and sought

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Leadership Development and Coaches

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments At the recent 2009 Evolution of the Athlete Conference in Brisbane Australia, Athlete Assessments conducted a survey of participant coaches from Australia and

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A Coach’s Role is Critical

A coach’s role is critical in the context of our society. What I want to share with you in this article is my philosophy on the role of sport and the significant contribution coaches make. This is particularly important for your sport and every sport.

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Creating a High Performance Coaching Style

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Every coach has their unique approach or style to coaching. Whether or not this leads to a high-performance coaching style, where their athletes

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