Recommended Resources for Teachers/Coaches

Posted: 10/09/2011 in Recommended Resources, Recommended Resources for Teachers/Coaches
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Sports and Writing

The Athlete's Workbook: A Season of Sport and Reflection (Volume 1)The Athlete’s Workbook: A Season of Sport and Reflection by Richard Kent

Social Commentary and Sports

Product DetailsBlack Men Can’t Shoot by Scott Brooks

“Culture of Coach Worship Must End” by Ian O’Connor

“Jackie Robinson, Trayvon Martin and the Sad History of Sanford, Florida” by Dave Zirin

Lasting Lasting Impact: One Team, One Season. What Happens When Our Sons Play Football by Kostya Kennedy

“Not my Coach, Not my Town, Not Anymore” by Wayne Drehs

Sport for Development, Peace, and Social JusticeSport for Development, Peace, and Social Justice by Robert Schinke and Stephanie Hanrahan

Sport in Contemporary Society, 9th EditionSport in Contemporary Society (9th ed.) by D. Stanley Eitzen

Sports in Society: Issues and ControversiesSports in Society: Issues and Controversies by Jay Coakley

Sports Talk

 

Sports Talk by Lisa Beckelhimer

 

“Wait of the World” by Howard Bryant

 

Articles/Books about Teacher-Coaches

Brown, A. (2012). Gender integration of a core content area teacher/athletic coach in the rural southeastern United StatesSport, Education and Society, 17(5), 627-646.

Brown, A., & Sieben, N. (2013). The elephant in the classroom: Examining the influence of athletic coaching on secondary preservice teachers. Teacher Education Quarterly, 40(3), 107-122.

Mather, V. (2012, March 22). U.S. coach is going from sonnets to scrums. The New York Times, p. B14.

  Reflections from the Field: How Coaching Made us Better Teachers by Eric J. DeMeulenaere and Colette Cann

What a Coach can Teach a Teacher by Jeffrey M.R. Duncan-Andrade

Resources for Teacher-Coaches

AERA Special Interest Group: Research Focus on Education and Sport

American Sport Education Program

Coach and Athletic Director

Sport, Education and Society

Sport and Society

Nonfiction Titles for Teachers/Coaches

An Accidental Sportswriter: A MemoirAn Accidental Sportswriter: A Memoir by Robert Lipsyte

Glory Road: My Story of the 1966 NCAA Basketball Championship and How One Team Triumphed Against the Odds and Changed America ForeverGlory Road by Don Haskins and Dan Wetzel

Heaven Is a PlaygroundHeaven is a Playground by Rick Telander

Product DetailsHow Lucky You Can Be:  The Story of Coach Don Meyer by Buster Olney

MoneyballMoneyball by Michael Lewis

Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning LifeQuiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life by Tony Dungy

Remember This Titan: The Bill Yoast Story: Lessons Learned from a Celebrated Coach's Journey As Told to Steve SullivanRemember This Titan: The Bill Yoast Story by Bill Yoast and Steve Sullivan

Scoreboard, Baby: A Story of College Football, Crime, and ComplicityScoreboard, Baby: A Story of College Football, Crime, and Complicity by Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry

The Best American Sports Writing 2010 (The Best American Series (R))The Best American Sports Writing 2010 by Peter Gammons

The Hustle: One Team and Ten Lives in Black and WhiteThe Hustle: One Team and Ten Lives in Black and White by Doug Merlino

They Call Me CoachThey Call me Coach by John Wooden and Jack Tobin

Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the CourtWooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court by John Wooden and Steve Jamison

YouTube Videos

Ask Chris Crutcher: Sports

Author Chris Crutcher

Coach John Wooden: Pursuing Victory with Honor and the Teacher-Coach

Gatorade: Wooden Poem

John Wooden: Coaching for People, Not Points

Matt de la Pena Interview

Tim Green: Similarities in Writing and Sports

 

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