Examination Of Self Leadership Characteristics Of Football Coaches


BAYANSALDUZ M., AFYON Y. A., KEPOĞLU A., DALLI M., MÜLAZIMOĞLU O.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol.152, pp.500-502, 2014 (SSCI) identifier

Abstract

166 football coaches in the province of Mugla, who participated in the 2014 Mugla SitkiKocman University,Turkish Football Federation (TFF), Turkish Football Coaches Association (ITCA) regional development Seminar organized by TFCA every two years and voluntarily participated in the present research form the research sample.Self-Leadership Questionnaire-SLQ developed by Anderson and Prussia (1997), and personal information form prepared in accordance with the purpose of the present research were used as data collection tools in the research. Significant differences tests were used to test whether self-leadership attitudes of coaches differ in terms of license levels, length of service and professional satisfaction levels. According to the findings of the present research: self-leadership characteristics of football coaches are higher than the average, and there is no significant difference between the self-leadership attitudes of football coaches in terms of license levels (p>0.005), while there is a significant difference in terms of length of service (p<0.005). Accordingly, football coaches with longer experience have higher self-leadership attitudes compared to other coaches. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.