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2015 SHSAA Coaches Symposium

 
Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association is once again offering a summer coaches symposium. The symposium will be held August 17 - 18, 2015 at Evan Hardy Collegiate in Saskatoon. Technical sessions are being offered in football, basketball, badminton, track, cross country, and volleyball. NCCP certification in volleyball and basketball will also be offered as well as the Making Ethical Decisions module which is a requirement in all NCCP certification. Other sessions include sport taping, fitness training, team building, concussion management, sport nutrition, drug education & awareness, and mental training.

A registration brochure can be accessed by clicking HERE.


Sask Sport Inc. announces the 2014 Saskatchewan Sport Award Recipients

On behalf of the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan congratulations to John Haver - Rowing (Coach of the Year Award) and Frank McCrystal - Football (Coach Dedication Award) for the much deserved recognition. Your time, talent and commitment has made a positive impact on your sport and the many athletes that you have coached.

Coach of the Year

John Haver

Rowing
Coach Dedication

Frank McCrystal

Football

>> Saskatchewan Sport Awards


CAAWS Women and Leadership Workshops
Sask Sport Inc., in partnership with the Canadian Association of the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), is offering CAAWS Women and Leadership Workshops. Three 3-hour workshops are available, designed to be delivered to a female only audience.

Target Audience: These workshops are available for those interested in hosting workshops for female-only audiences, addressing women working or volunteering in Canada's sport and physical activity sector (administrators, coaches, officials, board members, volunteers etc.). These workshops are appropriate for hosting at events such as AGM's, coach development clinics, sport conferences, volunteer development etc.

Interested in scheduling a workshop, contact:
Noreen Murphy, Sask Sport Inc. (306) 975-0898.
www.sasksport.sk.ca/WISPAR


NCCP Professional
Development &
Maintenance of Certification

 
The Coaching Association of Canada and its partners recognize the value of having certified NCCP coaches that are engaged in Professional Development programs which reinforce the values of lifelong learning and sharing amongst the coaching community.

In order for NCCP coaches to maintain their certified status, they will be required to obtain Professional Development (PD) points. PD points can be earned through a multitude of activities that coaches already participate in, including: national and provincial sport organization conferences and workshops, eLearning modules, NCCP workshops, coach mentorship programs, and active coaching. In most cases coaches are already earning their required PD points -- Maintenance of Certification Status is simply the introduction of tracking these points and recognizing coaches for their efforts.

For more information on Maintenance of Certification, please click HERE.


MAKING HEAD WAY IN SPORT – Concussion eLearning module

Designed to help you gain the knowledge and skills required to ensure the safety of your athletes, this multi-sport module will cover: what to do to prevent concussions, how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, what to do when you suspect an athlete has a concussion, and how to ensure athletes return to play safely.

You should expect to spend 60-90 minutes completing this module, and will receive credit for completion on your coaching transcript in the Locker. >> Concussion eLearning module


NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills

The NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) workshop is designed to teach leaders of youth how to analyze and improve a child’s movement pattern along a development continuum. The workshop has been tailored for delivery in three distinct settings:

  • Coach Professional Development – a 3-hour PD workshop for coaches
  • Community Leader – a 8-hour workshop for leaders of youth in physical activity
  • High School Leadership – for senior students facilitated by a PE teacher in a PE class setting.

If you are interested in hosting a FMS workshop contact the CAS office for further details. Click HERE for more information.

 

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