Andy Woodward (Barnard Castle School): Becoming a more holistic coach

Andy Woodward is the Head of Performance Sport and Strength & Conditioning Coach at Barnard Castle School.


In this episode Andy discusses:

  • His background in the Royal Air Force.
  • What his role looks like day to day in the school
  • How coaching multiple sports has made him a better coach.
  • The importance of being holistic in your coaching approach.
  • The importance of Listening and Empathy in coaching.
  • Evolving from an Autocratic coach to a more Democratic style.
  • Adapting to the Corona Virus.

You can follow Andy’s work via the School Twitter account: @barneysport as well as his own account: @SandC_CoachAndy .

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