Gordon Maclelland is the CEO of Working with Parents in Sport which supports organisations, parents and coaches in working together to provide children with the best possible sporting experiences. MORE
Listen to some great advice
Over the Christmas and New Year break it is a great time to sit back, put your headphones on and sink into your own world of coaching youngsters. To that end I have two things for you to listen to that gives great advice for your New Year coaching.
The Soccer Coach Weekly podcast has launched with two excellent guests in Ian Barker the Director of Coaching Education at United Soccer Coaches and Gordon MacLelland CEO of Working With Parents in Sport.
In Educating the Coach Ian talks about all aspects of coaching including:
- Coach education with the Scottish FA
- The David Beckham factor
- Job opportunities in the States
- USC Convention 2020
- Networking with other coaches.
In Getting Parents Onside Gordon talks about
Gordon talks about how to deal with the difficulties that parents and coaches face in today’s world including:
- The ‘did you win?’ question
- Creating a positive culture
- Meeting the parents
- Getting parents involved
- The car journey
Here’s to a Happy Christmas and a fun and successful New Year!