Meeting the challenge of ‘Staying in the Game’

Why Does Being a Coach Matter to You? Are you staying in the Game successfully?

When we really enjoy spending time doing a particular sport, subject or activity at school, it can shape our young-person’s identity significantly. Eventually, it might even lead us to think about pursuing a career in that area of activity or sector, such as sport.

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The 5 Most Important Social Media Platforms for Your Coaching Business

Last week I gave you 5 tips for using social media as a sports coach. I hope they were helpful to you.

Now let’s apply those tips and talk about the five most important social media platforms for your coaching business that you should seriously consider using (if not already).

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Top 5 Social Media Tips for Sports Coaches

We’ve interviewed hundreds of coaches and their clients, which revealed that a coach’s business interests are best served by regular communication and contact with clients through social media.

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Coach visibility – are your clients finding you?

Today I want to talk about the importance of having a coaching website, a strong online presence, for an individual sports coach.

Are coaches making use of all available marketing channels to promote their coaching business?

Probably not.

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BothHands Interview: Expert Disability Tennis Coach Mark Bullock

With the Paralympics in full-swing, we caught up with former International Tennis Federation expert coach for disability Mark Bullock to get his coaching insight and ask how he got to the top of his coaching game.

How did you get into coaching?

I started coaching when I was quite young. I actually got injured as a junior tennis player so I started to help my coaches take sessions with other players. I also did a bit of coaching at University to help supplement my student life. Continue Reading…