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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182822597
College Coaches Corner

Traits of Successful Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Greener, Trent MS1; Petersen, Drew MS2; Pinske, Kim MS3

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Abstract

SUMMARY: WORKING AS A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH IS A CHALLENGING OCCUPATION BY NATURE. BEING AN EFFECTIVE LEADER, AND PROVIDING EFFECTIVE TRAINING PROGRAMS AND QUALITY COACHING, IS A REQUIREMENT IN THE PROFESSION. BECAUSE OF THIS, WE ASKED OUR PANEL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES WHAT TRAITS (I.E., QUALITIES INDIVIDUALS POSSESS THAT ARE STABLE OVER TIME) AND CHARACTERISTICS (I.E., LEARNED OR DESIRABLE SKILLS) THEY BELIEVE ARE IMPORTANT IN SUCCESSFUL STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES.

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