The Ambitious Coaching Podcast invites guests in coach development, medicine, psychology, educational leadership and more. Our conversations provide information and practical insights for coaches of all levels, and all sports.
Brought to you by the University of Washington's Center for Leadership in Athletics, an academic and research institution housed within the College Education.
Dan Taylor: Culturally Engaging Coaching
Dan Taylor, head girls' basketball coach at King's School, joins us to share how he approaches culturally engaging coaching. Dan serves on three diversity, equity and inclusion committees within Washington State, and mentors coaches on relationship building and community engagement. In our conversation, Dan shares about mentorship, leading during a period of polarization and cancel culture, and how to connect with Generation Z.
Dr. Kelly Schloredt: Mental Health in Emerging Adults
Dr. Kelly Schloredt, a team clinical psychologist for the University of Washington's athletic department, discusses mental health in emerging adults with an emphasis on the pressures faced by student-athletes. She explains why emerging adults are at elevated risk for mental health disorders, the signs and symptoms we might see in an athlete whose mental health is compromised, and how coaches can support mental health for their athletes and teams.
Dr. Joanna Michelson: Tools for Managing the Emotional Ups and Downs of Learning
Dr. Joanna Michelson—an expert in adult learning and teacher education—unpacks the emotional experience of learning while highlighting how coaches can best support their learners. We discuss biases, blind spots, and other interferences to teaching and learning, while contrasting those with environmental and relational elements that strengthen the learning process. Whether your focus is on athlete, staff, or personal development, our conversation pinpoints how educational leaders can facilitate learning and growth for themselves, as well as for those they lead.
Sam Moore: Supporting Female Athletes(Part 3): Adolescent Development
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Sam Moore: Supporting Female Athletes (Part 2): Why Traditional Periodization Fails Female Athletes
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Sam Moore: Supporting Female Athletes (Part 1): Equity in Applied Sport Science
Sam Moore: Supporting Female Athletes (Part 1): Equity in Applied Sport Science by Ambitious Coaching Podcast