A Life Coach is someone who comes alongside you to help you set goals and reach them, step by step. Where did the profession of coaching first originate and what were the outcomes of their roles in the lives of the people they impacted? The role of the coach is most familiar to us in the sports industry. Every major team or athlete in soccer, tennis, basketball, baseball, volleyball, skiing, running, football, ice hockey, gymnastics, ice skating, etc. has a coach. The role of the coach is to help the athlete or team reach their potential in the sport, with the hopes of being the best overall. Four famous athletes in the world attribute much of their success to encountering the right mentors and coaches at the right time in their lives. In fact, they sought them out. Have you heard of famous athletes such as the Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, the Brazilian soccer player known as Neymar, the sprinter Usain Bolt, or the Chinese American ice skater named Michelle Kwan? They all had coaches that helped them be their best. How about you?