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The University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics develops effective leaders and leadership practices that maximize the positive, educational impact of athletics.

The Ambitious Coaching Podcast is the Center’s effort to share knowledge and information that can help coaches become more effective and maximize the potential that sport has to offer.

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The University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics develops effective leaders and leadership practices that maximize the positive, educational impact of athletics.

The Ambitious Coaching Podcast is the Center’s effort to share knowledge and information that can help coaches become more effective and maximize the potential that sport has to offer.

    Dr. Kevin Alschuler: Pain Psychology, Building Resilience, and Coping with Uncertainty

    Dr. Kevin Alschuler: Pain Psychology, Building Resilience, and Coping with Uncertainty

    Pain and sport psychologist Dr. Kevin Alschuler discusses adaptive vs. maladaptive pain coping strategies, the behaviors associated with resilient athletes and teams, and methods for coping with uncertainty during COVID-19.

    • 50 min
    Dr. Julia Mahfouz: Social-Emotional Learning During COVID-19

    Dr. Julia Mahfouz: Social-Emotional Learning During COVID-19

    Student-athletes need the leadership of coaches now more than ever. Dr. Julia Mahfouz, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Idaho, shares how coaches can use the challenges of COVID-19 as an opportunity for social-emotional learning, as well as methods for helping athletes cope with the loss of their sport season.

    • 22 min
    Dr. Laura Kastner: Fostering SEL and Emotional Flourishing in Young Athletes

    Dr. Laura Kastner: Fostering SEL and Emotional Flourishing in Young Athletes

    An expert in the fields of child, adolescent, and pediatric psychology, Dr. Kastner sheds light on the neurochemistry of emotions, including the types of emotions we should expect to see in young athletes whose brains are rapidly developing. Dr. Kastner shares specific strategies that coaches, youth leaders, and parents can deploy to successfully navigate emotionally-charged moments in ways that strengthen relationships and foster social-emotional growth. Conducted in the fall of 2019, this is another of our most popular interviews.

    • 34 min
    Dr. Julie McCleery: Building Bridges with Parents

    Dr. Julie McCleery: Building Bridges with Parents

    Dr. Julie McCleery, principal investigator of the Ambitious Coaching™ Research Project, veteran coach, and parent of three active teenage boys, shares win-win strategies aimed to align coaches, parents, and athletes in ways that benefit everyone and center athlete well-being.

    • 39 min

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