Coaching kids sports is the most rewarding experience when your athletes are positive and interacting enthusiastically with you and each other.
Having coaches and teachers to be able to communicate to the kids is essential not only to the team performance but to the kid as an individual. We know intuitively that having highly effective coaches/teachers can have an enriching effect on the daily lives of children and their lifelong educational and career aspirations. We now know empirically that these effective coaches/teachers also have a direct influence in enhancing student learning.

In this episode Jake interview John Malcolm from SafeEmbrace, were they discuss their different outreach programs through prevention education in the communities. They specifically go over their sports program teaching coaches and athletes in schools on how to develop them on how to be better people.

Safe Embrace is a full service family violence intervention and prevention program. They offer emergency shelter, 24 hour crisis intervention, legal advocacy and counseling.

If you are looking for further information on SafeEmbrace and the work they do, you can find more info on their website.

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Podcast Episode: Social-Emotional Learning: Why It Matters - Noggin Notes · 29th October 2018 at 7:29 am

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