Sept 18 - 26 Is National Coaches Week!
Sept 18 - 26 is National Coaches Week! An opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral and tremondous positive impact they have on our athletes, participants, and communities, we at BC Athletics want to take this time to say #THANKSCOACH.
Want to celebrate Coaches Week? Here are some great ways:
SOCIAL MEDIA GIVEAWAYS
- Win Gear For You Coach from Athletics Canada
Step1: Record a short video (up to 15 seconds) or post a photo, on why you're saying #ThanksCoach.
Step 2: Tag Athletics Canada on Twitter and Instagram by Sept 26, 2021
Step 3: Identify (tag if possible) your coach.
The best, funniest, and most creative videos will be shared. At the end of Coaches Week, one male and one female coach will be selected from the entries and kitted out!
- Win Gas Cards from Petro Canada
Step 1: Share an Instagram post using #ThanksCoach or #MerciCoach
Step 2: Use #PetroCanada in your post
Step 3: Submit between Sept 18 - 26, 2021
At the end of Coaches Week, 20 winner will be randomly selected. Each winner will receive two $100 gas cards; one for them and one for their coach!
- Win $1000 from viaSport
Step 1: Follow/Like viaSport BC on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram
Step 2: Post a photo of your coach(es) to social media tagging @viaSportBC
Step 3: Include the name of your club, the name of your coaches, and why you're saying thanks
Step 4: Use #ThanksCoach and #ThanksBCcoach
One winner will be randomly selected on Sept 30, 2021. The winner will receive $500 for their club and $500 for their coach!
Coaches Week is a great time to register for coaching courses, especially because some are FREE or DISCOUNTED!
Sept 21 & 28: Foundations of Coaching
The theory components of the Sport Coach & Club Coach courses, this will be offered online over two Tuesday evenings. View more details HERE.
Sept 25 - 26: Sport Coach Technical
The practical/on track component of the Sport Coach courses. This two day course will be hosted in person in Penticton, led by Master Coach Developer Brenda van Tighem. View more details HERE.
Sept 19: Managing Conflict
Being offered for FREE by Pacific Sport Fraser Valley, this multi-sport course is not only great professional development, it is a requirement for those wanting to be have Trained status as a Performance Coach. View more details HERE.
Sept 20: Make Ethical Decision
Being offered for $15 by Pacific Sport Fraser Valley, this multi-sport course is required for all BC Athletics coaches. View more details HERE.
Sept 22: Not Another Safe Sport Webinar
Being offered for FREE, this 1.5 hour webinar will walk you through practical tips for real world scenarios you may face. View more details HERE.
Sept 23 - 24: Planning A Practice
Being offered for FREE by Pacific Sport Fraser Valley, this is a great way to earn professional development points. View more details HERE.
Sept 26: Aboriginal Coaching Modules
Being offered for FREE by Pacific Sport Fraser Valley, this is a great way to earn professional development points. VIew more details HERE.
e-Learning NCCP Courses
Coaches Association of Canada will also be offering some of their e-learning courses for free! Login to the locker and go to the e-learning section to find out more.HERE
Didn't win the Athletics Canada contest? No problem! Use the promo code THANKSCOACH or MERCICOACH to get 25% OFF at Shop.Athletics.ca
Click here to find out more about how you can be involved in Coaches Week