Sports is a major part of society today. Most people have either played or follow some sport or team. This session will provide a connection between fire service leadership and athletic coaching that will lay the foundation for a practical view of leadership that many fire officers can relate to. A list of best practices shared by many of the top athletic coaches will be reviewed and their practical implications to fire service leadership will be discussed in an energetic and interactive session.
Identify why you originally wanted to become a firefighter and fire officer
Understand the similarities between athletic coaching and fire service leadership
Understand the value of an intentionally created culture
Identify how to create challenging expectations for your firefighters while creating a pathway for success