Howdy! Welcome back to another episode of We Do the Heavy Lifting, this week’s guest is Dr. Mike Thornton! Dr. Thornton is the director of the Thornton-McFerrin Coaching Academy at Texas A&M University. The coaching academy focuses on a few aspects of coaching: the students and veterans wanting to get involved in coaching and administrators that help support coaches. Coaches can hold many roles in a young child’s life as they guide them through the challenges of being a young athlete. Listen to this episode to learn more about what it means to be a coach, how coaches make a lifelong difference in a student’s life, and how to get involved. The purpose of the Coaching Academy is to prepare, promote and support those in the coaching and teaching profession. For more information on how to get involved, visit the Thornton-McFerrin Coaching Academy website at: coachingacademy.tamu.edu
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