British Columbia Coaches Week - September 14 - 22, 2013
Mark this week on your calendar! British Columbia Coaches Week, an initiative of Coaches BC, focuses on the recruitment, development and celebration of sport coaches with events around the province. Events include training opportunities, workshops and celebrations of the work of volunteer and community coaches.
Plan now to schedule your coaching-related courses and events during Coaches Week. We will list it on the Coaches BC website as an official Coaches Week event and we will help to promote your event.
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There are many ways that you can celebrate Coaches Week.
- Plan a coach related event in your community, sport club or association and register it as a Coaches Week event More info >
- Buy your coaches a Premier Membership to Coaches BC. More info >
- Coaches - tell us what coaching means to you and/or why you became a coach More info >
- Submit a photo in our 'Coach Photo' contest More info >
- Athletes - Surprise your coach with a gift of thanks and take a picture, send to us and tell us why your coach deserves it!
- Attend one of the FREE NCCP courses offered across the province. More info >
- Be creative!! Think of some way to get involved in your community.
British Columbia Coaches Week 2012 - A Huge Success!
From all of us at Coaches BC we wold like to extend a large thank you and congratulations to everyone who took the time to participate and honour coaches during the 6th Annual British Columbia Coaches Week. It truly was an exciting week with participation up around the province. Below are some of the highlights of the week.
Coaches Week Highlights:
- First ever live FREE Webinar series took place this past week. Topics included Performance on Demand with Kristina Groves, True Coaching: Effective Communication is the Key with Tom Doyle, The "Strength-to-Speed" Continuum of an Athlete's Physical Development with Carmen Bott, Principles for Coaches with Kat Ciecierska and Kristin Schwab and Wheelchair Training with Steve Ramsbottom. If you missed out not to worry! All have been recorded and will be posted this week in the Premier Members only site for those who missed the live webinar
- In the News around the Province – Check out some of the Coaches Week stories that were in the news last week
- Coach of the Year Winners Announced Congratulation Dave Brett, George Donatelli and Bill Tschirhart our 2011 Award Winners!
- ACE Award Winners Announced
- Coaches BC new Partnership Announcement with Fitness Town
Throughout the week Coaches BC ran various contests and your response was astounding!
- Facebook contest Winners – Thank you to all who took time to comment on our daily Facebook questions! Winners listed here >>
- We asked for your stories and you told them! Congratulations to Jasmine Knight! Read her story here.
- We asked for your ‘Coaching in Action’ photos and the winner is Fred and Carolyn Atkins! Congratulations also to the finalist Dino HBeganovic and Ken McVay. (Winner and Finalist photos will be featured in the next Perspective magazine!
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