Youth Sport Coaches

Hi there, brave people. I see you showing up every Saturday morning, ready to be with every one else’s kids while yours are off somewhere else.

You give your time and your skills because you’re dedicated and know it’s the right thing to do.

Some mornings though, you wonder why the heck you are there, right? It’s raining and cold, the cones are missing again and someone didn’t put the keys back. Plus the kids are going nuts and all the session plans are going out the window as you break up another squabble. Then you feel the red mist rising and it’s game over.

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My name is Gillian, and I have walked around in those well worn shoes of yours (I still have a pair in the cupboard), feeling powerless, wanting to do better and not having another option.

I found one when I trained as a Positive Discipline Parent Educator and recognised it’s value for the world of youth sports. The material in this course is based on Jane Nelsen’s classic “Positive Discipline” book and the work of Reed Maltbie. It has been successful in 100,000s of homes and schools and is over 20 years in the making. I am honoured to bring it to families and the Youth Sports community. Visit my YouTube channel to see the responses from some UK-based international athletes and coaches.

So… do you want to:

• Feel confident with groups of all ages and abilities
• Understand and respond to misbehaviour with loving guidance
• Spot when the “red mist” is coming and have other options
• Develop tools within yourself and your team to encourage the whole group
• Have kids feel safe and happy in your environment
• Resolve responsibility and role issues
• Build effective communication between all staff and club members
• Coach athletes who volunteer, contribute and recognise themselves as valued team members

If the answer is “yes” to any of these, register for an introduction workshop today to find out how Positive Discipline tools can work for you and your community.

When you’re ready, there are 4 ways we can work together:

  1. Take an Introduction Workshop online
  2. Progress through the 6 module Online course (6x2hrs)
  3. Contact me to talk about a tailored solution for your club
  4. Invite your families to one of our Parenting using Positive Discipline courses

Online Workshops

2 hour online Introduction Workshops to get you motivated and thinking

Online Modules

Six online modules covering the core coaching materials. This is your full tool kit in your own home.

Onsite training

A whole day of focussed training for dedicated coaching teams. At your location or in Bath, UK.

Let’s build something together.