Coach Toni Minichiello presents at the 2017 Supporting Champions Conference on his career in in coaching in particular on his work with Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill.
1:09 First foray into coaching for 20p
2:20 Coaching pre Jessica. No-one can take an athlete from a youngster to an Olympic athlete…I bet you can!
3:16 Motivations – being challenged and people’s experiences
4:40 Reading, I want to know people’s experiences. How do you apply in different situations…everybody is different
5:18 Coaching philosophy…I knew everything!
6:14 ‘Once you realise you are ignorant, you are free’
7:00 Continual self analysis and reflection
7:24 Coaching is about delivering
10:15 Is winning important?
13:03 Make yourself redundant
14:34 Jessica Ennis-Hill, be systematic and progressive with the training. What did I plan for?
16:58 Made progression based on what would fit her. Teaching good quality lifting, skills and movements
18:26 What is coaching? Process, relationship, environment
20:50 ‘Yeah but it’s still shit’
21:30 The only person you can trust affect is yourself
22:49 If we want to do this Olympic dream, how do we draw people together?
24:00 Time to branch out and draw people together
26:05 It important to understand my weaknesses, where am I coming up short?
28:00 Family you’re biggest friend or your greatest nightmare
29:28 Everyone has some kind of agenda
33:03 I want everyone’s opinion and then let’s assess the whole thing
36:40 How would you have felt if you had won in Daegu?
38:30 Marriage & pregnancy
40:55 Why are you coming back Jess?
42:38 She was a machine!
44:32 Things started to come together
47:00 What could I have done different, where did I let her down?
49: 35 What happens to a coach when their superstar retires?
50:30 Do what’s right for the athlete, not what’s someone elses agenda
51:35 QUESTION How long does it take for your philosophy and their philosophy come together within the coaching process?
53:06 QUESTION Was there a breakthrough moment where you thought sport science had to be part of your team?