An article that explores components of volunteer coaches’ psychological contract including expectations of themselves and sports clubs as well as some recommendations for sport managers.
Author: Nadina Ayer, Ph.D.
Nadina Ayer, Ph.D. is a former varsity tennis player, a high-performance tennis coach, and a co-founder of Imamovic-Ayer Tennis Academy with many years of volunteering and working experience in the public and private sport sector. Nadina currently works as a lecturer (academic) in the Department of Sport and Event Management at Bournemouth University in Poole, UK. Her research focuses on interpersonal and online group dynamics, participation and leadership in sport, and management of sport and outdoor recreation (e.g., community sport volunteers). She teaches courses on principles of sport management, managing sport for development, quality assurance, and inclusive programming. In her leisure time, she enjoys volunteering, exploring new places, and exercising outdoors. She cares about causes related to animal welfare and human rights and is an active supporter of organizations such as KW & Stratford Humane Society, Right To Play, and UN Women.
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