Jean Côté is professor and director in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University at Kingston in Canada.

A prominent sports psychologist, his research interests focus on the developmental and psychosocial factors that affect sport and physical activity performance and participation.

Jean is interested in the complex interaction of children, parents and coaches in the development of talent and in the achievement of personal excellence.

Jean has contributed to around 200 international research papers and is regularly invited to present his work to sport governing organizations and at academic conferences throughout the world.

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Main topic:

Transformational coaching - sport as a vehicle for positive youth development.

Three quick topics:

* Developing better people

* Chocolate chip coaching

* Selling the whole cookie

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Thanks to:

Guest: Jean Côté

Presenters: Johan Fallby & Magnus Lindwall

Producer: Jamie Smith

Recording studio: LjudBang AB

Post-production: Jamie Smith

Music: The Peter Svensson Project

Design: Ludvig Aust

Social media: Ella Ygfeldt Smith

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