Year 2016, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 43 - 58 2016-12-01

Championship Science Olympiad Team: Coaching Influences on Student Performance

Lucy KULBAGO [1]


The influence of coaches working with students in grades 6 - 12 in the context of an extra-curricular academic competitive team such as Science Olympiad has not been well studied. The purpose of this study was to examine the influences of a successful head coach in the Science Olympiad program by studying a coach and team that has consistently reached the highest level of success in this program. This qualitative, intrinsic case study investigates one middle school Science Olympiad coach, Drew Kirian, and his team. Drew is one of only two coaches that has guided his team to six consecutive national championships in the Science Olympiad Program, making him a unique coach. Three categories emerged which help explain the components of successful coaching in the Science Olympiad program: structure, relationships, and expectations. These themes are well aligned with the coach-athlete relationship model developed by Mageau & Vallerand. This model may be useful in describing the necessary components of a successful coach in the academic competitive team context.

Science Olympiad, academic competition, coaching, extra-curricular activities, gifted
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Primary Language en
Journal Section Teaching Techniques and Activities for Gifted
Authors

Author: Lucy KULBAGO (Primary Author)
Institution: St. Joseph High School
Country: United States


Dates

Publication Date : December 1, 2016

Bibtex @research article { jegys431393, journal = {Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-360X}, address = {editorjegys@gmail.com}, publisher = {Genç Bilge Yayıncılık}, year = {2016}, volume = {4}, pages = {43 - 58}, doi = {}, title = {Championship Science Olympiad Team: Coaching Influences on Student Performance}, key = {cite}, author = {Kulbago, Lucy} }
APA Kulbago, L . (2016). Championship Science Olympiad Team: Coaching Influences on Student Performance. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 4 (2) , 43-58 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/37320/431393
MLA Kulbago, L . "Championship Science Olympiad Team: Coaching Influences on Student Performance". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 4 (2016 ): 43-58 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/37320/431393>
Chicago Kulbago, L . "Championship Science Olympiad Team: Coaching Influences on Student Performance". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 4 (2016 ): 43-58
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Vancouver Kulbago L . Championship Science Olympiad Team: Coaching Influences on Student Performance. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2016; 4(2): 58-43.