Mar 14 at 12:00 noon (Mountain Time)
Performance Coach is a requirement for all national team applications, as well as for Canada Summer Games, and Sports Études/CÉGEPs/Universities in Quebec.
April 15-18, 2022; Calgary (University of Calgary)
Learning Facilitators (LFs):
Endurance: Mike Van Tighem
Throws: Larry Steinke
Sprints & Hurdles: Les Gramantik & Brenda Van Tighem
Jumps: Les Gramantik & Carmyn James
Combined Events: Les Gramantik
Wheelchair racing: TBD
Learning facilitators may change depending on availability. Coaches should register for just ONE event group. Some sessions will involve all event groups, others will be divided. If there is interest in Wheelchair Racing event group, an LF will be added.
$450.00. Contact your provincial/territorial branch about potential financial support.
CLICK BELOW to register for the Athletics Performance Coach In-Class Workshops that works best for you. IMPORTANT: ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE CLUB COACH CERTIFIED OR HAVE CONFIRMED WITH YOUR PROVINCIAL/TERRITORIAL BRANCH THAT YOU HAVE PERMISSION TO REGISTER.
What Else Do I Need To Do?
Note the following requirements BEFORE THE COURSE. Failure to do so will result in removal of the course
You must be Club Coach certified or have permission of your provincial/territorial branch and Athletics Canada.
4 weeks before the course you must submit to the LF:
Yearly Training Plan (YTP) draft
Athletics Performance Coach: Planning eLearning can be helpful in getting started on this if you have no experience (see below)
So can this video from Jason Reindl: SA - Planning and Periodization w Excel Presentation // 03.06.21
Pre-course assignments (page 13-14 of workbook) Event Audit and Physiological Model
2 weeks before the course: coaches must have completed the Performance Coach eLearning courses:
Physiology and Biomechanics: https://thelocker.coach.ca/onlinelearning#ATH-PCPAB-E
Nutrition, Recovery and Planning: https://thelocker.coach.ca/onlinelearning#ATH-PCNRAP-E (In order to complete this course, you must complete the other three courses and pay $105.00)
Requirements for TRAINED status in Performance Coach are:
Making Ethical Decisions training
Managing Conflict training
Coaching and Leading effectively training
Manage a Sport program training
Psychology of Performance training
Leading Drug-Free Sport training (online)
Athletics Performance Coach Online: Pre-Learning (4 eLearning modules in The Locker)
Athletics Performance Coach In-Class Workshop
These will be the last Athletics Performance Coach In-Class Workshops before we add new requirements. Anyone who has not reached a TRAINED status by Dec 31, 2022 will have to complete the new requirements.
* All prices in CAD $