Coaching / Development Summit Session | 20.06.16

Summit Session: Goals, Foils and Castles

Youth Development in Three Contrasting Sports Share


John Galvin

Assistant Principal and Chess Coach, I.S. 318

Adi Viveash

Under 21’s Manager, Chelsea FC

Michael Aufrichtig

Head Men and Women’s Fencing Coach, Columbia University

Creating an environment for young people to develop is crucial in every sport. But how do they differ from soccer, to fencing, to chess? Each of our experts has a unique approach and story to tell, which has ended with them, and their young athletes, achieving great success. How did these coaches balance progressing these starlets, while also consistently competing nationally or internationally to win championships? We’ll examine these three case studies to learn how these coaches juggle being the best, with developing the best.


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The Sport Performance Summit

2 March 2019

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