Sport Coaching and Leadership

15 points



This course explores the role of sport coaching leadership in the NZ sport system. Employing a system-thinking approach, students will gain an in-depth knowledge of the NZ 'sport system' and the role that leadership plays within it. Students will also explore the interrelated nature of leadership, power and culture in sport coaching contexts and critically examine ways of managing change. Course content will be delivered through a combination of classroom and gymnasium based learning opportunities, including the completion of Sport New Zealand's Coach Developer programme.