Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016, Page: 38-42
Factors Influencing the Motivation of Sports Coaches in the Organization and Management of Sports Competition in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State
Zephy Godfrey Okoro, Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Zakariya Mohammed Nayawo, Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Mukhtar Alhaji Mohammed, Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Bitrus Musa, Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Received: Jan. 7, 2016;       Accepted: Feb. 9, 2016;       Published: Mar. 22, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajss.20160402.13      View  3816      Downloads  104
Abstract
This study determined factors influencing the motivation of sports coaches in the organization and management of sports competition on concerned municipal council Imo state. This is so because there can be little doubt that sport coaching has been accorded an increased level of significance in recent years but coaches complained murmuring acted both as a culmination of this attention as reference point for current research and development. Four objectives and four research questions guided the study. The target population for the study comprised of all coaches of Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State. Sample of forty four (44) coaches were selected and used through simple random sampling technique. The instrument used for the study was a structured questionnaire to collect data. Result showed that remuneration, more courses, adequate facilities with standard equipment in–service training and education are factors influencing the motivation of sports coaches. It was recommended among others that provision of grant scheme, scholarship scheme, general promotion of coaching and a comprehensive education system essential but effort to create and support a positive working environment for coaches must be a long term priority.
Keywords
Remuneration, Training, Facilities and Equipment, Motivation, Sport Coaches
To cite this article
Zephy Godfrey Okoro, Zakariya Mohammed Nayawo, Mukhtar Alhaji Mohammed, Bitrus Musa, Factors Influencing the Motivation of Sports Coaches in the Organization and Management of Sports Competition in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State, American Journal of Sports Science. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp. 38-42. doi: 10.11648/j.ajss.20160402.13
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