Scaffolding a Club Philosophy Among Coaches: Perspectives from a Spanish Club

Larissa Rafaela Galatti, Michel Milistetd, Ricardo Quinaud, Leandro Carlos Mazzei, Antonio Montero Seoane, Roberto Rodrigues Paes


Coaching philosophy is an important assumption for a coaching practice. The aim of this study was to describe one sport program and to understand how the transmission of the principles and values in a successful sport club, which was recognized as the best one in youth sport in state level. As results, we identified that coaches were the key element in sharing a sport program’s main points within the club community, specially athletes; from this, we describe the best practices identified: Básquetes and basics program; coach portfolio; internal coaches’ development and support for participation in courses; mentoring program.


Sport coach; Basketball; Professional development; Sport pedagogy

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