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National Coaches Week

Coaches Week is sponsored by TeamSnap, the BC Lions and Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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With 2015 proclaimed the Year of Sport, September 19 – 27, 2015 will mark the first ever National Coaches Week, a Canada-wide celebration of coaches from grassroots to professional levels. Whether you're from a National Sport Organization, Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization or club, or a coach, parent, or athlete, we want your help saying ‘thanks!’ to coaches from coast to coast.

 

JOIN THE CELEBRATION!  

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Attend a FREE NCCP course  

Register for one of our FREE National Coaching Certification Program courses hosted by Coaches Week Regional Partners across British Columbia!

>>Register here

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Plan a coaches recognition event  

Host a coaches breakfast, BBQ or other event to show your appreciation. Email the details to coaches@viasport.ca to add it to our online calendar!

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Say #ThanksCoach!  

Join the conversation on social media using #ThanksCoach and 
#CoachesWeek. Check out our social media contest for a chance to win awesome prizes! Download the National Marketing Kit here

 

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST:  

viaSport Twitter AccountviaSport Facebook accountviaSport Instagram account

Tweet or post a selfie of you and your coach using #ThanksCoach, and tag viaSport for a chance to win your coach an awesome prize!

Twitter: @CoachesViaSport | Facebook: viaSport British Columbia | Instagram: @viasportbc  
 

CONTEST DETAILS:

  • Contest will run from September 19 - 27, 2015 at midnight.
  • Winners will be announced via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram on Monday, September 28, 2015.
  • Only BC coaches are eligible to be entered. 
  • Prizes will be delegated by a random draw. Prize details can be found below:  
     

PRIZES:

TeamSnap logo TeamSnap prize pack (2):        
BC Lions logo BC Lions prize pack:        
  • Four Touchdown Corner tickets to a BC Lions home game
  • Four pre-game sideline passes
  • Team-signed football
  • Solomon Elimimian autographed hat
Whitecaps FC logo Vancouver Whitecaps FC prize pack:        
  • Four tickets to Whitecaps FC vs. FC Dallas on October 7 at BC Place
  • Team-signed jersey
  • Team-signed ball
Canucks logo Vancouver Canucks prize pack:        
  • Henrik Sedin autographed Canucks jersey
 
   

 

COACHES WEEK EVENTS CALENDAR:

Email your BC coach appreciation event or free course to coaches@viasport.ca to add it to our Events Calendar!*

*More free coaching courses will be updated mid August 2015.

 

Competition-Introduction courses:

Course Date Time City Location Host Registration
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 10 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pitt Meadows South Bonson Community Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 13 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Kamloops Tournament Capital Centre, Room D PacificSport Interior BC Online, use course ID #245338
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 19 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 20 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cranbrook Collge of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 23 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 26 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 27 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Vernon Kal Tire Centre PacificSport Okanagan Email Emma or call 250-308-4677
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 27 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Williams Lake Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex PacificSport Northern BC Online
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 27 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Basic Mental Skills Sept. 27 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Duncan TBA PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 6 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pitt Meadows South Bonson Community Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 13 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Kamloops Tournament Capital Centre, Room D PacificSport Interior BC Online, use course ID #245637
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 20 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM Cranbrook College of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 24 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 26 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM Revelstoke Revelstoke Aquatic Centre PacificSport Interior BC Email Meaghan
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Williams Lake Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex PacificSport Northern BC Online
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 27 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Vernon Kal Tire Centre PacificSport Okanagan Email Emma or call 250-308-4677
Design a Basic Sport Program Sept. 27 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Duncan TBA PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Nutrition Sept. 5 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Maple Ridge Greg Moore Youth Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Nutrition Sept. 9 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Barriere Narriere Secondary School PacificSport Interior BC Online
Nutrition Sept. 13 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Prince George Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre PacificSport Northern BC Online
Nutrition Sept. 18 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM Cranbrook College of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Nutrition Sept. 19 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Kelowna Mt Boucherie Secondary School PacificSport Okanagan Online
Nutrition Sept. 19 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Nutrition Sept. 19 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Nanaimo TBA PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Nutrition Sept. 22 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online
Nutrition Sept. 25 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Nutrition Sept. 26 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Nutrition Sept. 26 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Revelstoke Revelstoke Aquatic Centre PacificSport Interior BC Email Meaghan
Planning a Practice Sept. 5 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Maple Ridge Greg Moore Youth Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Planning a Practice Sept. 13 9:00 AM - 2:15 PM Prince George Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre PacificSport Northern BC Online
Planning a Practice Sept. 18 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cranbrook College of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Planning a Practice Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Kelowna Mt Boucherie Secondary School PacificSport Okanagan Online
Planning a Practice Sept. 19 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Merritt Civic Centre PacificSport Interior BC Call 250-315-1050
Planning a Practice Sept. 20 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online
Planning a Pratice Sept. 20 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Nanaimo TBA PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Planning a Practice Sept. 25 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Make Ethical Decisions Sep. 6 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM Pitt Meadows South Bonson Community Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 12 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Prince George Charles Jago Nothern Sport Centre PacificSport Northern BC Online
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 15 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 18 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Kelowna Mt Boucherie Secondary School PacificSport Okanagan Online
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Nanaimo TBA PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM Cranbrook College of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 22 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Salmon Arm Salmon Arm Recreation Centre PacificSport Interior BC Email dflatman@salmonarmrecreation.ca
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 25 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Revelstoke Revelstoke Aquatic Centre PacificSport Interior BC Email Meaghan
Make Ethical Decisions Sept. 26 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Teaching and Learning Sept. 12 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM Pitt Meadows Pitt Meadows Library PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Teaching and Learning Sept. 12 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM Kamloops Tournament Capital Centre, Room D PacificSport Interior BC Online, use course ID #245636
Teaching and Learning Sept. 19 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cranbrook College of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Teaching and Learning Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duncan TBA PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Teaching and Learning Sept. 26 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Vernon Kal Tire Centre PacificSport Okanagan Email Emma or call 250-308-4677
Teaching and Learning Sept. 26 & 27 26: 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM                                                       

27: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Williams Lake Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex PacificSport Northern BC Online
Teaching and Learning Sept. 27 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Teaching and Learning Sept. 27 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online

 

Competition-Development courses:

Course Date Time City Location Host Registration
Managing Conflict Sept. 26 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM Kelowna Sport Kelowna Centre PacificSport Okanagan Online
Resistance Training Sept. 26 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM Abbotsford BLM Barbell, Unit 6 PacificSport Fraser Valley Email jkope@pacificsport.com

 

Fundamental Movement Skills courses:

Course Date Time City Location Host Registration
Community Leader Sept. 12 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Golden Golden Arena PacificSport Interior BC Call 250-344-2271
Community Leader Sept. 13 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Victoria PISE PISE Online
Professional Development Sept. 18 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Community Leader Sept. 19 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Smithers Muheim Elementary School PacificSport Northern BC Online
Community Leader Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Campbell River Willow Point Sportsplex PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Community Leader Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Squamish Howe Sound Secondary School Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Community Leader Sept. 19 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Nelson Nelson Curling Club ViaSport Online
Community Leader Sept. 20 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Summerland Summerland Branch: Okanagan Regional Library PacificSport Okanagan 250-490-0447
Professional Development Sept. 25 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online
Community Leader Sept. 26 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM Langley Langley Events Centre, Meeting Room B PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Community Leader Sept. 26 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Kamloops Tournament Capital Centre PacificSport Interior BC Online, use course ID #245182
Community Leader Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Whistler Mrytle Phillip School Whistler Sport Legacies Online
Community Leader Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Abbotsford Abbotsford Exhibition Park, Ag-Rec Building PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Professional Developmet Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cranbrook College of the Rockies ViaSport Online
Community Leader Sept. 26 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Victoria Oak Bay Neighbourhood Learning Centre (Oak Bay High) PISE Online
Community Leader Sept. 27 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Vernon City of Vernon Recreation: Dogwood Gym PacificSport Okanagan Email Emma or call 250-308-4677
Professional Development Sept. 27 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Nanaimo VIU: Nanaimo Campus PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Community Leader Sept. 27 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Quesnel Quesnel & District Arts and Recreation Centre PacificSport Northern BC Online

 

Professional Development courses:

Course Date Time City Location Host Registration
Run Jump Throw Sept. 13 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Golden Mt 7 Rec Plex PacificSport Interior Online
Aboriginal Coach Module Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Victoria PISE PISE & ASRPA Partners Council Email Kim Leming or Chris Wright
Athlete Field Testing - Coach Training Workshop Sept. 19 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Kelowna Apple Bowl PacificSport Okanagan Online
Mental Training Series (6 session series) Sept. 21 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Nanaimo VIU Nanaimo Campus PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Coaching with a Smart Phone Sept. 21 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM &          

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

New Westminster Douglas College (New Westminster), Room 2221/2223 Douglas College Open event! More details here
Facebook & Twitter Fundamentals for Coaches and Parents Sept. 22 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Nanaimo VIU Nanaimo Campus PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Strength and Conditioning "Live" Session & Tips - Men's Baseball Sept. 22 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM New Westminster Douglas College (New Westminster), Fitness Centre Room 1315 Douglas College Open event! More details here
Strength and Conditioning "Live" Session & Tips - Men's Soccer Sept. 22 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM New Westminster Douglas College (New Westminster), Fitness Centre Room 1315 Douglas College Open event! More details here
Injury & Prevention Workshop for Athletes & Sport Leaders Sept. 23 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Nanaimo Island Optimal Health PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Concussion Workshop: 10 Things You Didn't Know Sept. 23 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Nanaimo VIU Nanaimo Campus PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
Sport Readiness Assessment Training Sept. 24 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Langley Langley Events Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Develop your Coach Toolkit: 10 steps to building a better mental training program Sept. 24 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM New Westminster Douglas College (New Westminster), Room 2203 Douglas College Open event! More details here
Strength and Conditioning "Live" Sessions & Tips - Men's Baseball Sept. 24 8:00 AM - 9:34 AM New Westminster Douglas College (New Westminster), Fitness Centre Room 1315 Douglas College Open event! More details here
Strength and Conditioning "Live" Sessions & Tips - Men's Soccer Sept. 24 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM New Westminster Douglas College (New Westminster). Fitness Centre Room 1315 Douglas College Open event! More details here
Field Testing Kit Training Sept. 25 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Langley Langley Events Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Run Jump Throw Wheel Sept. 26-27 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Victoria PISE, Room 329 A PISE, ASRPA Partners Council & BC Athletics Email Kim Leming or Chris Wright

HIGH FIVE courses:

Course Date Time City Location Host Registration
HIGH FIVE - PHCD Sept. 12 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Victoria PISE PISE Email Kim Leming or Chris Wright
HIGH FIVE - SPORT Sept. 19 CANCELLED Kelowna Parkinson Recreation Centre PacificSport Okanagan CANCELLED
HIGH FIVE - PHCD Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Whistler Whistler Athletes Centre Whistler Sport Legacies Online
HIGH FIVE - SPORT Sept. 19 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Maple Ridge Greg Moore Youth Centre PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
HIGH FIVE - PHCD Sept. 20 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Burns Lake Lakeside Multiplex PacificSport Northern BC Online
HIGH FIVE - PHCD Sept. 26 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Nanaimo VIU Nanaimo Campus PacificSport Vancouver Island Online
HIGH FIVE - PHCD Sept. 27 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Kamloops Tournament Capital Centre PacificSport Interior Call 250-828-3500
HIGH FIVE - SPORT Sept. 27 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online

 

Coach recognition events:

Event Date Time City Location Host Registration
Catered lunches offered for Comp-Intro courses at PacificSport Northern BC events on Sept. 12, 13, 26 and 27 Sept. 12-27 Various Prince George/Williams Lake/Smithers/Quesnel Williams Lake & Prince George PacificSport Northern BC Applicable if registered for PacificSport Northern BC Comp-Intro courses
Thank You Coach Recognition Sept. 19 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Langley Langley Curling Club PacificSport Fraser Valley Email JKope@pacificsport.com
Coaches Breakfast Sept. 19 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Nanaimo VIU Nanaimo Campus, Arbutus Room/Building 300 PacificSport Vancouver Island Email jhoutby@pacificsport.com
BPEC Coach Awareness Booth Sept. 21 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM Coquitlam Douglas College Coquitlam Campus Concourse Douglas College Open event! More details here
Welcome Home Pan Am and Parapan Am athletes and coaches Sept. 21 12:30 PM Victoria Centennial Sqaure PISE Open event! More details here
BPEC Coach Awareness Booth Sept. 23 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM New Westminster Douglas College New Westminster Campus Concourse Douglas College Open event! More details here
Coaches Corner Lunch and Learn with guest speaker Sept. 24 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Kamloops Frick & Frack Taphouse PacificSport Interior Email Eryn or call 250-828-3583
Coach Social Sept. 25 7:00 PM Whistler Whistler Sport Legacies Whistler Sport Legacies Invitation only for Whistler coaches
Coaches Apprechiation Lunch Sept. 26 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Vernon Greater Vernon Athletics Park PacificSport Okanagan Open event! More details here
Coaches Thank You Breakfast with guest speaker Bob Lenarduzzi Sept. 27 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Burnaby Fortius Sport & Health Fortius Sport & Health Online

Sport-specific courses:

Course Date Time City Location Host Registration
Defending screens on and off ball Sept. 22 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   Terry Fox (tentative) Basketball BC Online
Transition basketball Sept. 23 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Langley R.E. Mountain Secondary Basketball BC Online
Playing without the ball/guarding Sept. 23 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Kamloops South Kamloops Secondary Basketball BC Online
Rim attacks Sept. 24 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Vancouver Lord Byng Secondary Basketball BC Online
Footwork, shooting and spacing Sept. 24 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Kelowna Kelowna UBCO Gym Basketball BC Online
Offensive transition, strength training and post play Sept. 26 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Victoria University of Victoria, CARSA (new gym) Basketball BC Online

 

COACHES WEEK IN BC REGIONAL PARTNERS:

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