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Topic: Mind - October 06 2022
Navigating Difficult Conversations with Coaches

As athletes, it is crucial to keep an open line of communication with coaches. It can be difficult to start an uncomfortable dialogue about struggles off the court. In this piece, we are joined by VIS Experts™ Ashley Zapata and Katie Spada who share their tips for navigating these conversations and advocating for ourselves.

By: Sara Jones

VIS Creator™

& Ashley Zapata, PSYD

VIS Expert™

Topic: Mind

October 06 2022

Approaching coaches to start a conversation can sometimes be an intimidating endeavor, especially when it comes to topics like eating disorders, mental health, or struggles in our personal life. It is vital to establish good communication with coaches we trust so they can support and assist us to the best of their abilities. This piece features the powerful insight of Ashley Zapata, PsyD, a sport psychologist and mental performance consultant, and Katie Spada, RDN, a registered dietician a...
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