What are the benefits of Player-led Coaching?

The question this week comes from Liam, via the PDP Innovation Space:

“I’m working with players around the age of 14. What are your thoughts on having a group of 2-3 players replace the coach and lead one training session per week?


Additional video & reading

PDP Magazine: Who We Are is How We Play – James Vaughan

PDP Magazine: Culture & Coaching: The Shadow of Team Values – John Alder 

Masterclass Discussion: Building Team Culture & The Women’s Game – Tony Readings

Blog: Creativity: Playground to Premier League – James Vaughan

Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything

Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion.  In order to build a broad range of answers which will be valuable for our community, we need you to get involved.

Here’s what you can do:

Ask questions. tweet them to at @playerdp, ask them the Facebook page, or in the PDP Innovation Space