We teach people math and reading for over a decade of their life, and we should be teaching leadership as well! In this talk Linda Schirmeister-Gess shares her experiences discovering the skills of leadership and outlines a model for teaching them to others.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany and raised in London, England, I started my playing career for Watford Ladies Football Club, the leading women’s club in Hertfordshire, England before pursuing my collegiate career at Slippery Rock University, where I earned a B.S. in Psychology. As current head women’s soccer coach at E&H, I am pursuing my Master’s degree in Recreational Sciences and Coaching Education. I have attended and completed the National Coaches Institute and Positive Coaching Alliance trainings. I am the co-director of the girl’s soccer program at SportsChallenge Leadership academy and have a passion in culture creation and leadership development.