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Dr. Lynn Kidman

KPA Associate

Lynn Kidman is a senior lecturer at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and one of the worlds top research and applied sports coaching experts. Lynn was a Senior Advisor to Sport Recreation New Zealand (SPARC), Sport New Zealand and has worked with elite level sports coaching governing bodies and education groups all over the world

Lynn is the author/editor of “Athlete-Centred Coaching: Developing Inspired and Inspiring People”, and three other books. She was on the Teaching Games for Understanding Task Force and advocates the TGfU approach as one that is humanistic (athlete-centred), enabling the construction of athlete awareness and learning. Lynn has coached many teams in the sports of basketball, swimming, softball and volleyball. Nowadays Lynns focus is on coaching coaches.