IAAF Coaches Conference at Junior Worlds / by Scott Bush

The 1st IAAF World Junior Coaches Conference will be held in Eugene, USA, on Monday 28 July, giving the opportunity for coaches from nearly 180 national teams assembled for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships the chance to attend.

Held at the University of Oregon campus in the Erb Memorial Union Ballroom, near Hayward Field where the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships will be staged between 22-27 July, the Conference will be opened by IAAF President Lamine Diack and features six experts from around the world discussing topics of interest in this category for the coaching profession.

Topics will include the physiological, psychological and training issues relevant to junior athletes, especially prodigious performers at an elite level.

Speakers include: IAAF Director of Development & Member Relations Dept. Malek El-Hebil, Dr Randall L Wilber (USA), Helmar Hommel (GER), Dr Keith Barr (USA), Professor Dr Ulrich Hartmann (GER), Dr Craig Poole (USA).

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