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Now Open! 2019 Canada Games Mentorship Applications

Coaching

The Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program and Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprentice Program are both accepting applications for mentorship opportunitites at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Both programs are national initatives, but provide the opportunity for each province and territory to send two coaches in each program to the next Canada Games.

Registration Open for Coach Developer Core Training - Fall 2017 in Victoria

Coaching

Registration is now open for Coach Developer Core Training courses October 12 - 13, 2017 in Victoria! Courses include Core Training for Learning Facilitators, Core Training for Coach Evaluators and Core Training for Master Coach Developers. All three courses will be held at the Hotel Grand Pacific, and lead up to the viaSport 2017 Coach Developer Conference happening October 13 - 15.

Deadline extended: viaSport Coach of the Year Awards

Coaching

Do you know an outstanding coach? viaSport wants to hear from you!

Deadline for nominations for the viaSport 2016 Coach of the Year Awards has been extended until Wednesday, March 8.

2017 Coach Developer Core Training Courses Dates Released

Coaching

Coach Developer Core Training dates are now released and open for registration for 2017! Courses are scheduled for across BC, which involves Core Training for Learning Facilitators, Core Training for Coach Evaluators and Core Training for Master Coach Developers.

Accepting nominations: viaSport Coach of the Year Awards

Coaching

Do you know an outstanding coach? viaSport wants to hear from you!

Nominations for the viaSport 2016 Coach of the Year Awards are now open until Tuesday, February 28.

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Take time for reflection

Coaching

Coaches may be good at critiquing their athletes, but what about themselves? This article was originally published in Coaches plan by the Coaching Association of Canada on coach.ca and written by Dr. Shaunna Taylor.

 

 

Seven ways in seven days to say Thanks Coach!

Coaching

It’s National Coaches Week! If you’re struggling to find ways to thank your coach, here are some fun ideas. 

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Feed your head

Coaching

Can nutrition influence concussion recovery in athletes? To date, there are no universally accepted and defined nutrition guidelines recommended for individuals with such traumatic brain injury. However, in recent years, research has begun to examine how nutrition interventions can potentially improve cognitive and neuromuscular function in athletes.

 

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Should you be both coach and director?

Coaching

What coaches need to know before accepting a position on the board of their sport organization. This article was originally published in Coaches plan by the Coaching Association of Canada on coach.ca and written by Hilary Findlay and Rachel Corbett.

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6 tips for designing a resistance training workout

Coaching

Tips from the Coaching Association of Canada on how to design a resistance training workout. Resistance training refers to all the exercises and training that develop strength, power, and speed.