Coaching Girls vs. Boys - Vicki Harber

Mar 11, 04:00 PM

Vicki Harber is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta from the Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation. Vicki was honoured in 2011 and 2012 by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity as one of the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity. Vicki was a rower for the 1980 and 1984 Canadian Olympic Rowing teams. She is involved in researching the female athlete as an academic, she coaches an elite girls’ soccer team and she is a parent. Her experience has driven her passion to work with those who can make a difference in the world of high performance, particularly for girls and women.

Table of Contents: 

0:27 – Guest intro  

1:20 – Personal youth sports experience/ Growing Up

7:22 – Fondest memory 

9:16 – Coaching Girls vs. Boys

19:00 – Injuries

27:45 – Coach Training

39:45 – Competition 

42:15 – Top 3 characteristics of the greatest coach you ever had

46:00 – What can coaches do so kids love the game more at the end of the season than they did at the beginning?

56:00 – Resources

59:30 – Number 1 tip for coaches to shave 5 years off their learning curve

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