My Role Model In Sport

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While coaching, I 've had to be organized, punctual, professional, and I 've had to distinguish myself as a role model. I believe labeling myself as a "role model" rather than a "coach" allowed for a relationship with bi-directional respect. Being respected by my players has allowed me to mentor them, not only in the discipline of athletics, but in many important life values. Furthermore, while coaching, I 've had to refurnish my intercommunication skills when talking to people with different backgrounds, ages, etc.: parents, players, referees, and managers. This has instigated me to become mature/understanding while helping me succeed whenever I have to collaborate with/manage others. Overall, coaching, like medicine, is a self-rewarding endeavor …show more content…
This sport has shaped me to the person I am today as I 've been able to learn valuable aspects of discipline, teamwork, communication and perseverance. Edmonton Juventus SC is an example of one of the youth teams I played on. We won provincials 8 times, qualified to nationals twice and set many local records. More important than these accomplishments, were the lifelong friends I have made. Subsequently, I was called up for the Juventus men 's premier team at the age of 15. Furthermore, I have been scouted for the Alberta provincial team, Green & Gold select teams, and also as a trialist for FC Edmonton. I 've traveled all over Canada and around the world (Spain, USA, Italy, Germany, Austria, Argentina) to play this sport. In addition, I 've played against professional teams (Juventus, Real Madrid, etc.). Since the age of 3, I 've balanced school, volunteering, etc. while playing on 2-4 …show more content…
We formed a graduation speech committee with an English teacher supervisor. All participants had to work collectively to overcome the challenges that came with the production and performance of our speeches. The most satisfying aspect of this committee was that all of us were encouraging and supportive. Subsequently, we all become comfortable with each other and improved in giving, and also receiving, constructive feedback. I, along with my peers, became confident in our abilities. Slowly, our fears/nerves of public speaking began to cease. On graduation day, we had to be communicative and organized to perfect speech order, timing, and production. Not surprisingly, we performed outstanding speeches, in front of 1500 people, with superb transitions. Currently, I still use these skills/lessons when I work in groups and when speaking

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