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Vincent Minjares, Ph.D

Program Manager, Sports & Society Program

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD, Coaching & Pedagogy

The Aspen Institute

Dr. Vincent Minjares is a program manager with the Sports & Society Program of the Aspen Institute who has responsibility for driving Project Play’s school sports and coaching portfolios. His current work includes:

– Building a National Coaching Strategy | a working agenda for improving youth sports coaching environments in the U.S.
– The Million Coaches Challenge (MCC) | Training one million coaches in youth development by 2025
– The National ACL Injury Coalition | A collective impact initiative to reduce ACL injuries in youth sports
– Service Learning through Sports | Micro-grants and mentorship for youth who serve their community through sports

Dr. Minjares holds a Ph.D in Coaching & Pedagogy from AUT University (Auckland, NZ), an M.A. in Education from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College. A researcher of coaching and long time basketball coach, he has extensive international experience in the design of coach development systems for youth, club, school and national team coaches.