Definition of "coaching" [coaching]

  • The act of training a person or team of people in a particular sport (noun)
  • The act of training staff in business or office practice (noun)
  • The act of giving a person special teaching in a particular subject, esp in order to prepare him or her for an examination (noun)
  • Present participle of coach. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coaching" in a sentence
  • "But the go-it-alone approach in coaching is the most unusual."
  • "As this current semester nears the finish line, I've been meeting my writing students in my office for what I term coaching sessions."
  • "The 38-year-old enjoyed a spell with the Terriers earlier this term coaching the club's strikers two days a week but opted to take a step back to concentrate on other things."