An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The study aimed at investigating level of achievement motivation among Jordanian coaches in racket sports according to personal variables (qualification, experience, Workplace, type of game, monthly income, age). Researcher used the descriptive approach. The study sample consisted of (50) male coaches of Racket Sport (tennis, table tennis, badminton, squash) with Job in Universities, Sport Federation, and Sport Clubs in Jordan. Data was collected through the use of questionnaire developed by the researcher. The questionnaire includes two parts: a personal variables, level Achievement Motivation questionnaire includes (29) items divided into five subscales (ambition and the quest for success, achievement, tendency of competition, self-efficacy, affiliation). To analyze results, means, standard deviation, percentage, analysis of variance (ANOVA) and (Scheffé for Post Comparisons) were used. The results indicated that Coaches racket sport in Jordan have a moderate Achievement Motivation level. There are statistical significant differences in the level of achievement motivation attributed to the type of game favor of table tennis and squash, and there is no statistical significant differences attributed to the (qualification, experience, Workplace, monthly income, and age). The researcher recommendation strengthensthe level achievement motivation of coaches racket sports in Jordan by the organizations responsible to raise the level of racket sports.