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National Coaches Week – September 19-27, 2020

National Coaches Week is coming up September 19th-27th, 2020! Post a thank you video or picture to your coach on social media to tell them how they have made a difference in your life! Please use the following Hashtags – #ThanksCoach and tag @manitobagymnastics, @sportmanitoba and @gymcan1. Manitoba Gymnastics will repost the photos we are tagged into the MGA social media!

The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) has distributed a Participation Guide, which includes graphics you can personalize to your sport, templates, and more useful tips! You can view this guide through the link below: https://coach.ca/national-coaches-week-participation-guide

Please forward the information below to your coaches on Free Learning Opportunities available to them during Coaches Week:

Free Online Courses Through the Locker:

Free NCCP Online Courses for Coaching Manitoba – To register email bree.langlais@sportmanitoba.ca:

  • Sunday, Sept. 20 from 6 pm-10 pm – NCCP Make Ethical Decisions
  • Monday, Sept. 21 from 6 pm-9 pm – NCCP Leading Drug Free Sport
  • Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 5 pm-9:30 pm – NCCP Managing Conflict
  • Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 10 am-11:30 am – Supporting your coaches! (Non-NCCP)
  • Sunday, Sept. 27 from 9 am-1 pm – NCCP Managing a Sport Program

Free In-Person NCCP/PD Courses Through Coaching Manitoba – To register email bree.langlais@sportmanitoba.ca:

  • Sunday, Sept. 20 from 9 am-12:30 pm – Basic Taping
  • Monday, Sept. 21 from 9 am-4:30 pm – NCCP Mentorship
  • Friday, Sept. 25 from 5:00 pm – 7pm – Leadership Philosophy Sharing Circle & Traditional Games
    hosted by MASRC
  • Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 am-4 pm – Aboriginal Coaching Module hosted by MASRC

Lastly, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (@CdnChildProtect) wants to say #ThanksCoach to all those working to enhance safe sport initiatives in their home province of Manitoba! To help reach more people with information to enhance child and youth safety in sport, the cost of the Commit to Kids for Coaches Online Training has been reduced to $9.00. This training is for all roles in sport and successful completion results in 3 NCCP PD points toward maintenance of certification. If your club is interested in an even lower group rate and free resources, please email contact@commit2kids.ca.

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