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Connecting Coaches

December 2016                                                                   Volume 8 Issue 10

ASDC - Coaching Services

With our services we hope to assist coaches of emerging athlete with the sport science resources they need to succeed. In order to assist you in the opportunity to support young athletes through their sport experience, we have compiled a number of resources to assist and support coaches from the community, club or high performance levels. Please see our website for more detailed information on;

Coaching Grants - NCCP program - Canadian Sport for Life - Respect in Sport


Coaching Tips

The holiday season is upon us which may mean our routines have changed or stopped. While we enjoy this festive time with friends and family, coaches can still remind athletes of the importance of muscle maintenance. has a great tip article on staying loose while traveling that I thought would be a great fit for staying loose for the holiday's...enjoy. Read Article >>>


Ask Dr.G

Dr. Allen Goldberg is a well-known sports performance consultant who specializes in mental toughness. In his blog he answers some of the most commonly asked questions from coaches. This month let's take a look at Slumpbusting, as Dr.G goes over 11 steps to help athletes overcome this all to common problem. Read Article >>>

Upcoming Events

NCCP Calandar
Athlete Enhancement Program: Winter Intake
Accepting applications until January 25, 2017
Application Form

ASDC - Central Coach Development Grant
We are now accepting applications for our Coach Development Grants
Application Form

If you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their achievements, consider nominating them for one of our awards. PHE Canada is now accepting nominations for distinguished leaders. 
Application deadline: January 16, 2017
For more information and to nominate a leader, visit

Alberta Sport Connection
Sport Recognition Awards

Nominations are now open for Athlete and Team of the year. Please visit website for more information.
Deadine: February 3, 2017

2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference
April 27-29, 2017 Banff Centre
More information

Please be advised our office will be closed on December 23, 2017, and re-open January 3, 2017.

ASDC - Central is looking to fill 1 Board of Directors position. Please email for more information.

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.”– Pat Riley

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