UW Center for Leadership in Athletics

Coaching Research & Resources

These resources are intended to help coaches of all levels become more effective leaders through developing leadership practices that maximize the positive, educational impact of athletics. Coaches hold the keys to a positive sport experience for all athletes. Use these resources to set yourself and your team up for success!

Julie McCleery coaching a youth baseball team

Ambitious Coaching

Ambitious Coaching™ is a holistic approach to individual and team instruction that blends social-emotional growth and improved sports performance.

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Women in Coaching

Launched in 2018, the “We are Game Changers” series has served as a convening space to address issues unique to women coaches.