Module 1

The first module will be run virtually using an online system through the University of Delaware. The programming will start 15 August 2018 and run through late September 2018. The online distance learning module will consist of online lectures, guest speakers and online on-demand coach trainings through programming run by both the IOC and the USOC. In addition, candidates will be required to do self-reflection and self-analysis of coaching styles, tendencies and habits, to better prepare them for the personal and professional development that will happen during the next 3 modules. All online work can be done “Live” or “On-Demand” through the virtual platform, so in order that it fits within any work, coaching or life situation around the world

Sample Topics Covered:

• Coaching Philosophy and Ethics
• Coaching Principles I: Training Design
• Coaching Principles II: Practice Design and Planning
• Coaching Principles III: Managing Relationships
• Exercise Physiology: Understanding the Athlete
• The Image of the Coach
• Talent Identification
• Business of Sport: Business of the Olympic Movement
• Business of Sport: Sport Marketing
• Project Preparation
• And more