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Tania Cassidy

School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago (NZL)
New Zealand

Tania Cassidy is an Associate Professor in Sport Pedagogy. She views sports coaching as a social and educational enterprise as well as one which is culturally bound. Her research interests are coach and athlete development.

Tania has published in scholarly and professional books and journals and is the first author of two co-authored texts;

•Understanding Sports Coaching: The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Sports Practice (2004, 2009, 2106)

•Understanding Strength and Conditioning as Sport Coaching: Bridging the Biophysical, Pedagogical and Sociocultural Foundations of Practice (2020)

She serves her national and local communities by being a board member of the Otago Academy of Sport, Otago Hockey, Football South, President of Opoho Bowling Club as well as being a member of Hockey NZ Masters Advisory Group and NZ Football’s Women’s sub-committee. Tania is also an active hockey player and lawn bowler.

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Sessions

  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Mentoring in Women’s Football
    Learn about New Zealand Football’s mentoring programme to develop women coaches and how it works to achieve its goals.

    Last year, nine female coaches from around the country were matched with mentors. This talk also includes the voice of a young New Zealand female football coach, who shares her journey.

    Session Title: The Journey of a Mentor and Mentee in NZ Women’s Football

    Virtual session
    Visibility and Voice

    Last year, nine female coaches from around the country were matched with mentors. This talk also includes the voice of a young New Zealand female football coach, who shares her journey.

    Session Title: The Journey of a Mentor and Mentee in NZ Women’s Football

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Last year, nine female coaches from around the country were matched with mentors. This talk also includes the voice of a young New Zealand female football coach, who shares her journey.

    Session Title: The Journey of a Mentor and Mentee in NZ Women’s Football

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment

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