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HMMR Podcast Episode 87: The Mentor (with Kelvin Giles)

After decades coaching elite track and field and rugby, Kelvin Giles has turned his attention more recently to youth development. Kids are no longer learning how to move, and we need to address it from the ground in both our approach to training and coaches education. On this episode Giles joins us to discuss foundational movements, coaches education, the pillars of performance, advice to beginning coaches, and how national governing bodies can support performance. Read more

Episode 52: Finding a Mentor

The most effective coaches development tool is finding a good mentor. Both Nick and I have had their careers shaped by some of the world’s best mentors. On this episode we share our experiences finding and working with mentors, discuss what makes a good mentor, and provide advice on how to seek out and work with mentors on your own. Read more

Episode 37: Becoming a Better Coach (with Vern Gambetta)

Coaching mentor Vern Gambetta joins us again to discuss the best ways to become a better coach. With the proliferation of coaching courses, websites, and other options to improve your know how, we discuss some tips that have helped all of us improve our coaching abilities. Read more