Episode 07 - Crafting your Coaching Identity with Judi Mousseau

May 15, 2018
In this episode, Frank & Thierry welcome long time Maverick Coach Judi Mousseau to discuss coaching style, its evolution and its impact on the athletes.
 
(1:35) - Recommended resource: Coaching Volleyball Champions, by Mary Dyck & Ard Blesheuvel
 
 
(3:57) - Many factors influence your coaching style
 
(5:30) - Be a lifelong learner to keep growing as a coach and to evolve your coaching style
 
(7:30) - Reflect on your coaching style and try to refine it continually
 
(9:10) - Three tips to develop your coaching style
 
(13:28) - Judi's bio
 
(14:52) - How do you manage coaching with your partner or spouse?
 
(17:19) - Any differences between coaching boys and girls?
 
(25:10) - How did Judi approach coaching a 13U team?
 
(30:10) - How advantageous is it to have an officiating level as a coach or a team captain?
 
(34:08) - What does it mean to be recognised with an individual award in a team sport like volleyball?
 
(35:38) - Judi's coaching style
 
(36:20) - How does Judi strive to get her athletes to be strong independent young women who question, perform and embrace adversity?
 
(41:15) - Are there other ways to instil courage in an athlete?
 
(43:40) - How do you help athletes that have very low self-confidence?
 
(46:33) - How and when do you define the roles for each athlete on the team?
 
(49:23) - When and how did Judi develop her very competitive and intense coaching style?
 
(51:28) - What has been Judi's self-reflection on her intense coaching style through the years?
 
 (54:29) - Judi has an intense coaching style but also tries to adapt to each athlete individually
 
(55:52) - How does Judi push athletes that are more sensitive?
 
(59:29) - Coaching can be defined as the dynamic interactions of a coaching style, the progression of the athletes and their enjoyment of the process
 
(61:09) - Trial and error is an important structure of developing a coaching style
 
(64:25) - How do you deal with an athlete that doesn't seem to buy in with your coaching style?
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