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Coaching the Whole Athlete (PE Consortium Members Only)

Program: Curriculum & Instruction: PE Consortium

Audience: PE Consortium Members Only

Dates: 10/1/2020 to 11/19/2020

Location: VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

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"Coaching the Whole Athlete is an 8-week virtual coach development program designed to ensure that coaches can integrate elements of humanistic coaching into their personal coaching philosophy. The program will facilitate understanding of key theories, utilizing interactive discussions and activities as well as offer personalized support. By actively engaging in the program and applying key learnings, coaches will develop a greater awareness of their role as a positive mentor in their athletes' lives and be better equipped to create an athletic climate that leverages athletes' strengths and supports them in reaching their potential." Please see the following Instructor Bios: **Brianna Welch is an independent consultant working in education and athletics. Her current focus is on supporting coaches in their professional growth and equipping them with the knowledge, tools and strategies to empower their athletes to achieve positive outcomes in all areas of life. Brianna holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Vermont. She has experience coaching at both the collegiate and high school levels. Brianna attended North Shore H.S. and is a 2x H.S. All American in the 800m. She competed and captained the Duke University Women's T&F team and ran post-collegiate for Central Park Track Club. She currently continues to train and live in Burlington, VT with her husband and puppy, hoping to be racing soon. **Sarah McQuade has spent 20 years working as a performance coach development consultant. **Jody Langdon is an associate professor at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA **Cam Kiosoglous is an assistant professor at Drexel University and National Team and Olympic coach with US Rowing from 2002 to 2018 including the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.