The Development of an Undergraduate Competency-Based Coach Education Program

Guylaine Demers, Andrea J. Woodburn, Claude Savard
2006 The Sport Psychologist  
This article discusses the development of a university undergraduate competencybased coach education program in Canada, namely the Baccalaureate in Sport Intervention (BIS) at Laval University in Quebec City. It addresses program development in three phases: (a) design (b) implementation, and (c) evaluation. It discusses how decisions made regarding the program relate to current research on coaching, coach education, and sport psychology. This article offers an example of how competency-based
more » ... competency-based training for coach education can be implemented within a university setting in a way that addresses some of the primary concerns in the literature on coach education. 05Demers(162).indd 162 05Demers(162).indd 162
doi:10.1123/tsp.20.2.162 fatcat:a3uzsc7fyzd2ngde6lcs7pk56i