Skip to content

Follow us:

Recent articles

Bill Sweetenham: The Medal-maker

By: Bill Sweetenham AM •  4 years ago •   By Sarah Bailey and Stewart Fleming, CoachingLife Magazine BILL SWEETENHAM IS NOT A QUITTER. NOR IS HE THE SHY, RETIRING TYPE TO QUIETLY DOWN TOOLS AND TAKE UP KNITTING INSTEAD. FOR BILL,...

12 Strange Discontinued Olympic Events

By: CoachingLife •  4 years ago •   1 200M SWIMMING OBSTACLE RACE  Competitors had to climb over a pole, then scramble over a row of boats, then swim under another row of boats. Only ever held once, and Australian Frederick Lane...

Creating a World Class Team

By: Alen Stajcic •  4 years ago •   MY FOOTBALL CAREER STARTED AS A JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE TEAMS AND THE AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLBOYS TEAM BEFORE MOVING INTO THE NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE LEVEL IN NSW (ONE LEVEL BELOW A-LEAGUE). UNFORTUNATELY, WITH TWO...

Coping in the performance environment at the Olympic Games

By: Bob Crudgington •  4 years ago •   IT IS WELL KNOWN THAT THE OLYMPIC GAMES PRESENT A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT FOR ATHLETES, COACHES AND OFFICIALS. ALTHOUGH MOST SPORTS CONDUCT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND MANY PARTICIPATING TEAMS UNDERSTAND THE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ENVIRONMENT AND,...

Coaching Life Interviews Hockeyroos Coach Paul Gaudoin

By: •  3 years ago •   Coaching Life Interviews Hockeyroos Coach Paul Gaudoin CL: Why did you transition into coaching? I played for 11 years for Australia and worked in teaching for a number of years but after a couple of...

Adversity: The Growth Creator

By: Mick Miller •  4 years ago •   I USED TO BE A FAIRLY OVERWEIGHT, BEER-DRINKING, SAILING, BOAT-BUILDING TYPE PERSON. ONE DAY I DECIDED TO GET INCREDIBLY FIT, TRAIN FOR A SPORT WAY ABOVE MY LEVEL AND PUSH MYSELF TO EXTREMES...

Coping with Success

By: David Lush •  4 years ago •   CHASING THOSE 5 RINGS IN 2004, AFTER SPENDING 15 YEARS FOLLOWING THE BLACK LINE, CHASING AN OLYMPIC DREAM, IT WAS TIME TO HANG UP THE GOGGLES AND CAP. I HAD BEEN LUCKY TO...

Coaching the Mind of an Athlete

By: David Berens •  4 years ago •   COACHING. WHAT EXACTLY IS COACHING? PATTERNS ON A CHALKBOARD? THE X’S AND O’S OF PLAYS AND FORMATIONS RUN AD NAUSEAM IN PRACTICE UNTIL THEY BECOME SECOND NATURE TO THE ATHLETES ON A TEAM?...

A Lifetime of Swimming

By: David Speechley •  4 years ago •   MUCH DISCUSSION IN RECENT TIMES HAS CENTERED ON THE FACT THAT THE OLYMPIC SWIMMERS OF 2032 ARE ALREADY ENGAGED IN SWIMMING. S tatistically, this child is probably 3 to 7 years old in...

Featured Articles

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

Too often we hear of the accountant whose books don’t balance, the...

Becoming an International Coach

By: Bill Sweetenham •  4 months ago •   Here is my detailed outline for a developing…

Coaching in the Time of COVID-19

By: Maria Newport •  4 months ago •   What they don’t Teach you in Coaching School…

One Question

Being a business coach is a dream job. The click you have with your coachee……...

This content is for Community Coach and Career Coach members only.
Login Join Now

COACHING BY NUMBERS

By: Sean Douglas •  2 years ago •   Is data analytics the future of sports coaching?…

Are Coaches Educators or Trainers

By: •  2 years ago •   Are Coaches Educators or Trainers As all coaches know this…

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

Too often we hear of the accountant whose books don’t balance, the builder with an…

COVID VUCA!

HEALTHY THINKING IN A CRAZY WORLD In 1989 the Berlin Wall came tumbling down and…

Negotiation Skills: Art or Science

By: Margot Smith •  4 months ago •   We learn how to negotiate from a very…

Trust, Purpose, Anxiety, Identity

By: Steve Barlow •  4 months ago •   “It was my first day on the job….

A Wake Up Call for Business

By: Alan Ste •  4 months ago •   Recently Bill Gates said that the one question…

Coaching Through COVID and Beyond

It happened so fast. One minute it seemed that I was gearing up for a…

Creating a Sense of Safety in Your Remote Conversations

I belong to a community that gathers online once a week to help each other…

COACHING THROUGH AN ADHD LENS

By: Michele Toner •  2 years ago •   If you are working as a coach, there’s…

COACHING THE MUSICAL

By: Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. MCC •  2 years ago •   Coaching is a way of being….

Cancer Coaching

By: •  2 years ago •   1 in 2 Australian men and 1 in 3 Australian…

Career Snakes & Ladders

By: Margot Smith •  10 months ago •   Careers can sometimes be like Snakes & Ladders….

Coaching Behind the Mask

By: •  1 year ago •   Coaching Behind The Mask 7 Steps to Success By Steve…

COACHING 5 GENERATIONS

By: Marie Zimenoff •  1 year ago •   How Career Coaching is Evolving to Serve 5…

Busyness Obsessions

By: Kasia Jamroz •  1 year ago •   How to win a race without the finish…

COACHING THROUGH AN ADHD LENS

By: Michele Toner •  2 years ago •   If you are working as a coach, there’s…