Sociocultural Competencies for Sport Coaches: A Proposal for Coaches and Coach Education

  title={Sociocultural Competencies for Sport Coaches: A Proposal for Coaches and Coach Education},
  author={Joe W. Burden and Glenn W. Lambie},
  journal={The Journal of Coaching Education},
As social and cultural diversity increases in the United States, coaches frequently interact with athletes from a wide range of backgrounds. Therefore, it would be useful if coaches had established guidelines for best practices to support their socially and ethically responsible work with athletes. However, coaching organizations have not published best practice standards specifically for coaches’ work with socially and culturally diverse athletes. This article proposes Sociocultural… 

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