Teaching Values Through Sport: A Systems Perspective from Women Coaches

Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching

The Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching provides timely, accurate, targeted information to aid in creating a healthier and more positive environment for women coaches – in Canada and around the world.

September 2012, Vol. 12, No. 4
By Jennifer Walinga

In tackling the troubling, puzzling issue of declining participation in sport in Canada, Jennifer Walinga suggests that clues for its reversal may be found in how women coach. As readers familiar with the Journal will know, we have been steadfast proponents of the valuable skills and methodologies women bring to coaching and have consistently urged their greater utilization. Walinga goes further, urging “a stronger feminine voice overall within the realm of sport.”


Share "Teaching Values Through Sport: A Systems Perspective from Women Coaches" via

More in Uncategorized
Jun 13, 5 days ago

Coach 2 Coach – Why Losing Is Important For Children

Games Are Not Just about Winning
For parents, it is important to remember that there is a lot more to winning a competition, says Kenneth Barish a professor of Psychology. Every competition is a socializing experience for children. Participating in c…

Jun 10, 1 week ago

New Released Book of the Month!

The ultimate training resource for athletes and coaches includes more than 262 exercises and drills, programming, and exclusive access to online video library.
Assessments provide parameters for individual programs and sport-specific training. To see…

Jun 7, 2 weeks ago

Nominations OPEN for the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards!