Carnegie Conversations: Pat Duffy Carnegie Coaching Festival
Exploring and showcasing Pat Duffy's visions for policy, practice and research and how they are being realised today.
A day to celebrate the remarkable contribution Professor Pat Duffy made to sport coaching. Recognised internationally for his tireless efforts to highlight the role and value of coaching in wider society to sport policy makers and practitioners. Foregrounding participant and performer needs in building coaching systems that provide lifelong opportunities for participation in sport and physical activity at all levels.
Reflecting some of the agendas that were closest to his heart, the Pat Duffy Carnegie Festival of Children’s Coaching and the Pat Duffy Carnegie Athletics Games will take place during the day culminating with the inaugural Pat Duffy Memorial Carnegie Conversation evening that will explore and showcase how his visions for policy, practice and research are being realised today.
Baroness Sue Campbell will deliver an opening address that captures the breadth and significance of Pat’s work followed by series of short presentations delivered by leading practitioners and researcher’s on children’s coaching, performer development, coaching development, the professionalization of coaching and system thinking. The event will demonstrate how Pat’s legacy continues to shape and inform contemporary policy, practice and research today.