Practical, hands-on training and education that give coaches tools to be more effective.
The Center for Leadership in Athletics (CLA) offers coaching education focused on supporting coaches to positively impact athletes at all levels, blending holistic, social-emotional development with sport performance. CLA programs use the Ambitious Coaching™ framework as a foundation. Ambitious Coaching™ is the UW Center for Leadership in Athletic’s term for high-quality sports coaching. Ambitious Coaching is a holistic approach to individual and team instruction that blends social-emotional growth and improved sports performance. Targeted to student-athletes from elementary school through college, in any sport, Ambitious Coaching serves as the cornerstone for the Center’s coach training and professional development.