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coach

(kōch)
To provide suggestions, feedback, direction, training, and redirection to another person or to a group or team to improve the ability to perform a task well.
2. One who provides such suggestions, feedback, direction, or training.

health coach

One who educates, encourages, and motivates another to achieve improved fitness or wellness.
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Coach Crawley once coached the Japanese Olympic basketball team, and has been inducted into the Indiana Football and Basketball Halls of Fame.--selected by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association
Chemistry and fit between the coach and the coached are more important than the coach's overall expertise or credentials.
Known as a strict disciplinarian and perfectionist, Mumford coached for 36 years, utilizing innovative coaching styles and techniques that were way ahead of his time.
Although well coached, Venice didn't have enough athletes to match up consistently.
I coached for six years before discovering the wealth of knowledge in the research literature.
I went to school--kindergarten through high school--in Berea, where my dad coached Baldwin-Wallace College.
He spent seven years at Susquehanna, where he coached defensive backs and linebackers and served as defensive coordinator.
He coached high school football for over 20 years before joining the Diplomats' staff.