Making Head Way in Sport eLearning Module - FREE!

  • Posted on: 24 June 2014
  • By: ewamsteeker

Coach.ca is now offering Making Head Way in Sport throughout the country for FREE! This online module is an excellent and valuable source of material to receive and further understand important concussion information such as safety and return to play protocols.
If you are currently coaching, have kids of your own participating in sports, or an athlete yourself, we highly recommend you take this online module. The eLearning series can be found by clicking here :http://coach.ca/concussion-awareness-s16361

Western Canada Summer Games

  • Posted on: 3 July 2014
  • By: ewamsteeker

Team Alberta Mission Staff - 2015 Western Canada Summer Games
Team Alberta is now accepting applications to be part of Team Alberta Mission Staff for the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games hosted right here in Alberta in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. For more information click http://www.teamalberta.org/western-canada-summer-games.aspx
Applications are due Friday, September 26, 2014!

Book of the Month: July 2014

  • Posted on: 24 June 2014
  • By: ewamsteeker

The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams genetic freaks put on Earth to dominate their respective sports? Or are they simply normal people who overcome their biological limits through sheer force of will and obsessive training? In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,00-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.

Upcoming Webinar: The International Sport Coaching Framework (March 26)

  • Posted on: 4 March 2014
  • By: Webmaster

Presenter Pat Duffy, PhD, is a professor of sport coaching at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He is the vice president for Strategy and Development for the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) and chair of the European Coaching Council.

This free webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 26th from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM GMT.

WEBINAR: What Every AD Needs to Know (Feb. 12)

  • Posted on: 12 February 2014
  • By: Webmaster

In this free hour-long webinar, Donna Lopiano and Connee Zotos, authors of Athletic Director’s Desk Reference, will discuss how to construct a coach/staff evaluation program that emphasizes growth and professional development, sets clear expectations for staff conflict resolution, and immediately addresses performance deficiencies in the most appropriate way.

WEBINAR: The Emotional Athlete: Applying Emotional Theory in Coaching (Feb. 19)

  • Posted on: 12 February 2014
  • By: Webmaster

In this free hour-long webinar, Jeff Huber, renowned former diving coach, professor of psychology, and author of Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes, will discuss the psychological aspects of emotions and how coaches and athletes can harness emotions to achieve high level performance when it matters most.

This webinar will help those who teach, practice, and aspire to be great coaches learn to:

Book of the Month: February 2014

  • Posted on: 1 February 2014
  • By: Webmaster

Former U.S. Olympic strength and conditioning coach Allen Hedrick offers a comprehensive guide to training with dumbbells for strength and conditioning enthusiasts and athletes. Dumbbell Training is loaded with 81 exercises and 33 ready-to-use programs that increase power, speed, agility, and balance in a number of popular sports. For more information go to http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/Dumbbell-Training.

Global Coaches House

  • Posted on: 26 January 2014
  • By: Webmaster

During the Sochi Olympic Winter Games the Global Coaches House Calgary will be hosted at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval. The program includes morning and afternoon sessions – you can customize your experience with a full day pass or join us for the entire week!

The event will bring you an outstanding cast of speakers: FRANK DICK, VERN GAMBETTA, JOHN HERDMAN, BORIS VERKHOVSKI, DR. CHARLES SAMUEL, DR. PENNY WERTHNER, DEBBIE MUIR and CARI DIN.

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