Connecting Coaches Newsletter - September 2016

Welcome to Connecting Coaches
September 2016,  Issue 7

Coaching Tips
Upcoming Events


Simply say #ThanksCoach

Welcome Aboard,

Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central, would like to welcome our new Program Coordinator, Lori Rechlo. Lori joins us just after completion of her Sport Management Diploma at Red Deer College. Along with her education, she brings a strong background in community sport and recreation promotion and coordination. Lori lives in Red Deer with her two children, and when not in the office she can be found at a local swimming pool, gym, or football field volunteering with her kids’ sports. She looks forward to meeting and working with all the athletes, service providers, and volunteers that make up the great organization of ASDC-Central. Please join us in welcoming Lori to our team.

ASDC - Central

Salutes all Coaches

National coaching week is September 17 -25, and ASDC - Central would like to thank Coaches for all they do in our communities. By shaping minds, and pushing limits, coaches greatly impact athletes and communities. This week, The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC), released an article outlining ways to say #ThanksCoach
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Coaching Tips

 As we look outside there are many indicators that fall is upon us; however, this brings new beginnings to some sports. September is a time when many winter sports are gearing up to start a new season. Training camps, try-outs and pre-season games are the trending phrases that can be heard around many fields, rinks, and gymnasiums. Coaches, on the other hand, are thinking "Seasonal Plan". The link below, from, provides questions for coaches to ponder as they prepare for their up-coming seasons.
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Upcoming Events

Alberta Sport Connection
National Coaches Week Events in Alberta
The Role of Plyometrics...
Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:30am – 11:30am in Edmonton
Presenter: Michael Cook, Head Coach - Sport Conditioning
more information...
Coaching Female Athletes 
Wed/Thurs, Sept. 21 & 22, 6:30pm – 9:00pm in Edmonton
Presenter: Dr. Vicki Harber – Sport for Life Leadership Group
more information...
Mental Skill Progressions for LTAD
Saturday,Sept. 24, 9:30am – 11:30am in Edmonton
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Rogerson – Mental Skills Coach
more information...
Sport Dispute Workshops
October 5, 2016 in Edmonton


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