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An elite hockey player's experiences of video-based coaching: A poststructuralist reading (2016)
Journal Article
Taylor, W. G., Potrac, P., Nelson, L. J., Jones, L., & Groom, R. (2017). An elite hockey player's experiences of video-based coaching: A poststructuralist reading. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52(1), 112-125. https://doi.org/10.1177/1012690215576102

In this article, we present a poststructuralist reading of Claire’s (a pseudonym) experiences of receiving video-based coaching in elite level field hockey. Data were gathered through a series of in-depth interviews that formed part of a recursive an... Read More about An elite hockey player's experiences of video-based coaching: A poststructuralist reading.

‘Handshakes, BBQs, and bullets’: self-interest, shame and regret in football coaching (2012)
Journal Article
Potrac, P., Jones, R., Gilbourne, D., & Nelson, L. (2012). ‘Handshakes, BBQs, and bullets’: self-interest, shame and regret in football coaching. Sports Coaching Review, 1(2), 79-92. doi:10.1080/21640629.2013.768418

This autoethnographic story explores the competitive, calculating, and often uncaring world of performance football coaching. Particular attention is given to the dilemmas I (the first author) faced, the choices I made, and the consequences of my act... Read More about ‘Handshakes, BBQs, and bullets’: self-interest, shame and regret in football coaching.

From ‘blame’ to ‘shame’ in a coach–athlete relationship in golf: a tale of shared critical reflection and the re-storying of narrative experience (2012)
Journal Article
Toner, J., Nelson, L., Potrac, P., Gilbourne, D., & Marshall, P. (2012). From ‘blame’ to ‘shame’ in a coach–athlete relationship in golf: a tale of shared critical reflection and the re-storying of narrative experience. Sports Coaching Review, 1(1), 67-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2012.704193

This paper is centered on the principle author's (John) personal narrative of a coach-athlete relationship in golf, and how the original story altered through a process of shared critical thinking. On first telling, John explained to his co-authors h... Read More about From ‘blame’ to ‘shame’ in a coach–athlete relationship in golf: a tale of shared critical reflection and the re-storying of narrative experience.