1. Going the distance : a tale of energy, commitment and collaboration : Drew Ferguson, Head Coach of Canada’s para soccer team / Laura G. Purdy, Jennifer Purdy and Paul Potrac -- 2. Creating a high performance para-rowing programme in the USA : from the geography of the land to the generosity of the spirit (and everything in between) / Natalie J. Campbell -- 3. Coaching across the species barrier : para-equestrian dressage / Georgina Holmes -- 4. ’Just doing it’ : a strength based approach to coaching athletes / Tania Cassidy. [et al.] -- 5. On the way to Rio 2016 : coaching paralympic volleyball in Brazil / Carla Filomena Silva -- 6. Coaching wheelchair basketball players : from beginning to the top / Hana Valkova, Jakub Valek and Stepan Valek -- 7. Coaching in the flagship paralympic sport : a tale from trackside / P. David Howe -- 8. Ozzie Sawicki - coaching alpine skiing : the curiosity to be the best / David F.H. Legg and Bradley M.J. McClure -- 9. Glynn Tromans : in search of ’fearless’ boccia and the ’big hairy audacious goal’ / Ian Brittain -- 10. From Melksham to Rio : a coach’s 20-year journey in para-swimming / Anthony J. Bush -- 11. Beyond high performance disability sports coaching? / Geoffery Z. Kohe and Derek M. Peters.