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Mar 24, 2020

Cassandra Cunningham is the Owner of Power of 3, LLC in Philadelphia, PA. In this episode we discuss professional development for coaches in the sport with an emphasis on their role as a teacher. We also explore the college selection process and the value of finding the right fit for the student-athlete based on their social, academic, and athletic needs.

Show Notes

00:00:00 Introduction
00:01:51 Developing a Professional Skillset for Young Coaches
00:10:12 How Prior Proper Planning Can Magnify Practice Efficiency
00:14:34 Learning to Communicate Effectively as a Coach
00:21:55 The Role of Consultants in Program and Coach Development
00:25:16 Navigating the Recruitment Process
00:47:51 The Role of Coaches in the Recruitment Process
00:55:05 Innovative Strategies for Building and Supporting a Coaching Staff
01:03:04 Balancing Humility and Confidence
01:11:02 Managing Conflict as a Professional
01:15:47 Translating Personal Experience into Effective Instruction
01:28:42 Training Considerations for the Masters Athletes
01:35:56 Insights from a Track and Field Background
01:40:48 Mental Focus in Training and Racing