Coaching role and responsibility

Coaches exchange a high five
Why do you coach?
Volume 31 Number 1
Understanding your motivation to coach help optimise your performance.
Gymnastic coach with talking with athletes
Making inclusion easy
Volume 31 Number 1
Inclusive coaching approaches by Gymnastics Australia and the AFL.
chidlren celebrating
Engaging with the new generations
Volume 30 Number 1
With several generations mixing in the sporting sector (that is, the Baby Boomers and Generations X, Y and Z), there is a need for coaches to understand the generational differences and get the most out of this diversity.
Junior rugby league team warming up
Howzat!: the process of athlete selection
Volume 30 Number 1
Selecting teams is not an easy task, but there are some things that can be done to help the process.
Parents spectating at a childrens football game
Dealing with parents: promoting dialogue
Volume 30 Number 1
For coaches of young sporting teams, interacting with parents comes with the territory. The behaviour of parents at youth sporting events has received increased media scrutiny in the past few years.
Female netball coach talking to players during a game break
Coaching the best
Volume 30 Number 1
During recent years, elite sport in Australia has taken giant steps. It has become much more commercial and professional, and our athletes have enjoyed great success on the international stage. We are now regarded as one of the premier sporting nations in the world.
Children throwing a netball
Theory to practice: Parental influences on kids' sporting success
Volume 29 Number 2
A recent paper published in a prestigious sport science journal surveyed American junior tennis coaches on the positive and negative behaviours they see in parents of the kids they coach. 
A basketball coach talking to his players
It's not just about coaching
Volume 29 Number 2
Whether you’re a community coach or a full time professional coach in charge of four teams and a dozen staff in the national league, there are other considerations that you need to be aware of if you are to maintain your position as coach.
gymnastics
The Tank
Volume 29 Number 4
On 30 March 2007, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) launched a long-term storage facility for the freezing of athletes’ blood and urine samples known as the 'Tank'.
ASADA stamp out doping logo
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
Volume 29 Number 1
Australia is acknowledged as being a nation at the forefront of the fight against doping in sport, balancing a 'tough on drugs' approach with ensuring all athletes are treated fairly and their rights are protected.

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