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“Off the Pitch with Active”
These episodes are to help parents accelerate their children’s development and confidence in their sport by applying the recommendations from professionals, coaches and specialised educators.
Episode #023 Off the Pitch with Active: Interview with Richard Cashman, Teacher, Coach & Sporting Influencer Blog
Richard is a young (26years old), passionate and innovative coach from North Wales, UK. He continually strives to improve his level of knowledge working within a sporting environment in an attempt to fulfill individual(s) potential. With 7 Years of coaching experience, working an array of ages (U6 > Seniors), and abilities, cultures and backgrounds. He takes pride in developing and maintaining relationship with parents & players, creating a positive environment for those participating.
UEFA B (Youth and Senior) & USSF Licensed Soccer Coach, FE PGCE (Graduating this month-June 2019) & Health and Well-being Coordinator Teaching Assistant at Cae Top Primary School & Bodedern High School. More recently a development coordinator at local academy season 2018/19. He also coached professionally in USA.
49:46 min episode Overview:
02:00 Introduction to Richard Cashman
05:10 Richard reflects on his young background and his experience in USA.
14:43 Sometimes when you ask a parent of what they want from their children’s sport experience their actions may not match their words.
20:34 Richard returns to Wales, after a professional coaching job in USA, to add a teaching degree to deepen his knowledge.
31:41 Multidisciplinary approach, sometimes we forget about the player away from the sport. It’s important that we understand the person behind the athlete.