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Yoon Jin KimPhD: Sports pedagogy and coaching
Email: yoonjin.kim@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Supervisor(s)

Tania Cassidy, Marcelle Dawson (Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

Thesis Title

Old practices, sports reforms and coaches in a quandary: Sports coaches’ identities and coaching self

Education

  • 2008, Seoul National University, MS in PE
  • 2004, Seoul National University, BS in PE, Summa Cum Laude

Publications

  • Eui Chang Choi, Yoon Jin Kim et al. (2013). Working as a Physical Education Teacher: Manual of Physical Education Teacher Training Course, Seoul: Rainbow Books.
  • Shinbok Kang, Yoon Jin Kim et al. (2011; 2014). Exercise and Healthy Lifestyle for High School Students, Seoul: Doosan Dong-a.
  • Shinbok Kang, Yoon Jin Kim et al. (2013). Middle School Physical Education (textbook for students and guide book for teachers). Seoul: Doosan Dong-a.

Presentations

  • Kim, Y.J. (2018). Crafting a one-dimensional identity: Exploring the nexus between totalisation and reinvention in an elite sports environment. 2018 AIESEP World Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 25– 28.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2017). Where did coaches come from?: The key features of the South Korean elite sports environment. Proceedings of the 2017 Postgraduate Symposium: Health, Movement and Lifestyle, A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, School of Physical Education, and Sport and Exercise Sciences, New Zealand. November 6-7.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2016). The spectre of old practice: Korean coaches’ athletic experiences and their coaching identities. Postgraduate Symposium 2016: Health, Movement and Lifestyle, A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, School of Physical Education, and Sport and Exercise Sciences, Dunedin, New Zealand. November 21-22.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2016). Old practice, sports reform and coaches in a quandary: Sports coaches identities and coaching self. The World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Budapest, Hungary, June 8-12.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2015). Light and shadow: Modern elite sports development in Korea. Proceedings of the 2015 Postgraduate Research Symposium, School of Physical Education, and Sport and Exercise Sciences, Dunedin, New Zealand. November 17-18.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2013). A case study on designing creative dancing activities and applying to physical education class. The 2nd Workshop for Sports Coaches of School Sports Club Activities in Middle School Curriculum, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, Seoul, South Korea, August 21-22.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2013). A case study on physical education class focusing on enhancing creativity and character building. Forum of Creativity and Character Education for Preservice Educationalists, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, Seoul, South Korea, June 24.
  • Kim, Y.J. (2012). Thinking differently: Enhancing creativity in school class. The in-service training for teachers on creativity and character education, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, Seoul, South Korea, January 2-13.

Scholarships

  • 2018 Postgraduate Conference Travel Grant, Division of Science and School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences, University of Otago
  • 2018 Postgraduate Conference Travel Grant, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago
  • 2016 Postgraduate Conference Travel Grant, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago
  • 2016 Postgraduate Research Grant, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago
  • 2015-2018 University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship
  • 2006 Seoul National University Postgraduate Scholarship for Superior Academic Performance
  • 2002-2003 Seoul National University Undergraduate Scholarship for Eminence
  • 2000-2001 Seoul National University Undergraduate Scholarship for Superior Academic Performance


Awards

  • 2018 Graduate Paper Award (Honorable mention), International Sociology of Sport Association,
    Paper title: Crafting a one-dimensional identity: Exploring the nexus between totalisation and reinvention in an elite sports environment
  • 2010 The year of Meritorious Teacher for Operating Club Activities, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, Korea.
  • 2009 Official Commendation for the Excellent Class Teacher, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, Korea.
  • 2008 Official Commendation for the Excellent Guidance Teacher of Club Activities, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, Korea.
  • 2007 Official Commendation for Excellence in In-Service Training for the First-Grade Secondary School Teacher Certificates: Physical Education, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, Korea.


Hobbies

Swimming, Badminton, Tennis