Examination of the Stress Factors Experienced by Coaches

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Çakır E., Sarğın K., Güleşçe M., Eriş F.

Journal of Education and Recreation Patterns (JERP), vol.4, no.1, pp.182-191, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


The aim of this study is to determine the factors that increase the dominance of sports coaches on coaches in recent years and show that it is a stressful job. Interview technique was used in the research carried out within the scope of qualitative research. A total of 83 football coaches aged between 32.24±4.14 (k=4.e=79) participated voluntarily in the study, in which the criterion sampling method, one of the purposive sampling methods, was used. The data collected with the semi-structured interview form were analyzed using the content analysis method. In line with the opinions of the coaches about the stress situations collected from the research findings, the opinions and suggestions of the coaches about the stress on the concept of performance pressure, interpersonal stress, intraorganizational stress and finally uncertainty are given. As a result, coaches stated that stress is a psychological condition for them, and it is a situation that is likely to be encountered at any time