What is coaching?

  • (noun): The job of a professional coach.
    Synonyms: coaching job


Coaching, when referring to getting coached by a professional coach, is a teaching or training process in which an individual gets support while learning to achieve a specific personal or professional result or goal. The individual getting coached may be referred to as the client or coachee, or they may be in an intern or apprenticeship relationship with the person coaching them. Coaching may also happen in an informal relationship between one individual who has greater experience and expertise than another and offers advice and guidance, as the other goes through a learning process.

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Some articles on coaching:

Rooney Rule - History and Origin
... that minority coaches, especially African Americans, were considered for high-level coaching positions ... Art Shell, Dennis Green, Ray Rhodes, Tony Dungy, and Herman Edwards had ever held head coaching jobs (Only Dungy and Edwards were actively head coaching at the time of the Rule's implementation, though Shell and ... Dungy in particular had struggled for years before getting a head coaching job he was often promoted as a head coaching candidate by Chuck Noll when Dungy was an assistant ...
Coaching - Viability As A Career
... Coaching as a career has become increasing popular over the past 15 years, fueled in part by the work of Thomas J ...
Kani Kauahi - Coaching Career
... Most recently Kani Kauahi has been coaching at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario as the Offensive Line Coach ... Also, coaching with the Arizona Rattlers ...
Dale O. Thomas - Coaching
... His coaching dual meet record is 616-168-13, the 616 wins being an NCAA record for most dual meet wins in a coaching career ...
Benson, Oxfordshire - Social and Economic History
... Its broad, open square was surrounded by coaching inns and at its peak the village four large inns, ten smaller alehouses and a blacksmith ... The decline in coaching, enclosure and the agricultural depression led to a fall in population, from 1300 in 1831 to 960 by 1901 ... increasingly went via a railway which ran nowhere near the once-vital coaching stop ...