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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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It is about the coaches who say that it's "not about the money," and really mean it.
But, for the most part, coaches report that the competitive element enhances learning in several ways.
Some professional coaches have advanced degrees and training in specialized disciplines (in addition to or in lieu of coaching certification), such as masters or doctorate degrees in psychology, social work, human resources, business administration, or theology.
Coaches who work with executives at higher levels or in larger organizations should also be well grounded in systems thinking, change management, leadership development, adult developmental theory and adult learning theory.
Few coaches are as openly homophobic as Portland--still, many did not want to speak to The Advocate.
This article highlights some of the difficulties faced by job coaches or employment specialists in carrying out their functions and describes a unique and successful method of supporting these staff.
COACH: In Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick, you have worked under two future Hall of Fame coaches who are among the most detail-oriented, if not controlling, in the business.
The second source of NFL head-coaching talent are the top coaches of college football programs.
Personal coaches charge a minimum of $150 per hour.

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