(NOC 5252)

Career Description

Coaches prepare and train individual athletes/teams for competitive events.

Duties May Include

Coaches perform some or all of the following duties:

Identify strengths and weaknesses of athletes or teams.

Plan, develop and implement training and practice sessions.

Nurture and develop athletes' potential skills and abilities.

Develop, plan and co-ordinate competitive schedules and programs.

Motivate and prepare athletes or teams for competitive events or games.

Formulate competitive strategy, develop game plans and direct athletes and players during games or athletic events.

Analyse and evaluate athletes' or teams' performances and modify training programs.

Examples of Titles

Athletics Coach
Head Coach
National Team Coach
Olympic Coach
Sports Scout

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sport Management Bachelor; Honours
Physical Education Bachelor; Honours
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University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching Bachelor; Honours
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Redeemer University
Ancaster, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Physical Education Bachelor
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Sport and Recreation Management Bachelor
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Olds College
Olds, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Management - Sports Management major Diploma
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Modified on May 12, 2012