ADHD, coaching, figure skating, neurodiverse athletes, neurodiversity, Uncategorized

Coaching Neurodiverse Athletes

So in an effort to save my fellow coaches some time as they work with athletes that may have these invisible disabilities, I thought I'd compile a list of the things I've experienced and information I've researched in an effort to better help YOU help YOUR students.


A Book Review of “InSideOut Coaching, How Sports Can Transform Lives” by Joe Ehrmann

Anyone who has ever grown up inside the belly of organized sport can attest to the many valuable lessons taught daily to those who participate. Sports, both competitive and recreational, can impact young bodies and minds in ways that are immeasurable.


A Product Review of the “Mindful Powers” App

Product:  Mindful Powers App for iOS Devices Price:  Free with In App Purchases of $4.99 Cheapest Place to Buy:  Apple App Store My Rating: 20/10 Overview:  If I could be in LOVE with an App, I would be in love with THIS APP.  For years as a competitive skating coach, I have had to consistently… Continue reading A Product Review of the “Mindful Powers” App


A Book Review of “The Talent Code”, by Daniel Coyle

Price:  Kindle Price CDN $15.99 Cheapest Place to Buy: My Rating:  10/10 Overview:  As skating coaches, we spend all our time looking for talent, assessing talent, and learning how to cultivate talent.  Intuitively, we all know that talent takes time to grow, and the way to develop talent over time is through mindful practice… Continue reading A Book Review of “The Talent Code”, by Daniel Coyle