For most of our time when we heard the word coaching we thought of sports. A woman or a man encouraging and KimCofinomoving an individual or team forward as they worked to perform at their best and earn the most points.

Today, as education evolves, including our own specific roles, we see teacher-coaches becoming more popular at schools. But is it the same job as the traditional sports coach?
Today I talk with Kim Cofino, a long time learning coach, about the role of coaching, what it takes to be a coach and what success looks like.

“Build relationships and people will want to work with you.”

Connect with Kim

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Kim Cofino is an experienced, dynamic and innovative educator. Her international teaching has taken her to Germany, Malaysia, Thailand (ISB), Japan, and now back to Bangkok (NIST International School). Her job titles have included: Academic IT Coordinator, Technology Learning Facilitator, 21st Century Literacy Specialist, Technology and Learning Coach, consultant, and most recently she has added, consultant-in-residence at NIST International School. Find out more about Kim at