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Connecting Coaches

October 2016                                                                                Volume 8 Issue 8 

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

Do you have a plan in place should a serious injury occur to one of your athletes? What would you do first? Who would you call for assistance? The website has resources to help your team be prepared in the event emergency. For more tips and resources read "Preparing an Emergency Action Plan (AEP)"

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 lets look at; How Coaches Should Handle Athletes Who Struggle With Performance Problems?  Read Dr.G's answer >>>

Upcoming Events

Sport for Life Leaders School 
Over a one year span, SLS participants will plan, launch, and lead individual community projects, guided, and mentored by members of the Sport for Life team. Accepting applications until November 30/16 More info >>>

Physical Literacy Assessment
Event Type: Webinar
Event Date: Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
More Info >>>

NCCP Workshop Calendar
2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference
April 27-29, 2017 Banff Centre
More Info >>>


Sport Nova Scotia, in partnership with Soccer Nova Scotia and Hockey Nova Scotia, has launched a new educational campaign around awareness of the benefits of multi-sport participation and the dangers of early sport specialization. Watch Video >>>
Easing the Pain of Cutting Kids From Sport: Are There Best Practices?   Read article >>>
Dr. Lauren Sulz, University of Alberta
Dr. Louise Humbert, University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Doug Gleddie, University of Alberta

In this video, Connected Coaches member and founder of Sport and Beyond Catherine Baker talks about how coaches can recognize and approach coaching overconfident ‘know-it-all’ participants. Watch Video >>>
Job Posting
Queens Soccer Coach
Red Deer College
Deadline Date: November 14, 2016
Date Posted: Oct. 25/16
Location: Red Deer
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