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UPCOMING EVENTS

2017 CSIO Workshops for Coaches & Technical Leaders (Toronto) 

2017 NCCP Super Clinic Under One Roof (Sault St. Marie)

2017 Ontario Coaches Conference (Hamilton)

PGC Basketball Clinic (Toronto)

2017 International Physical Literacy Conference (Toronto)

2017 CIRA Ontario Conference (Orillia)

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ANNUAL EVENTS


Ontario Physical Literacy Summit
 (Hamilton)

2017 Sport for Life Canadian Summit (Gatineau, Quebec)

 


 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


 

CSIO WORKSHOPS FOR COACHES & TECHNICAL LEADERS

 

The Canadian Sport Insititute Ontario (CSIO) is hosting a series of workshops for coaches and technical leaders in January through March 2017. The remaining events are detailed below.

Note: NCCP Professional Development (PD) points are available for all of the events.

PD Sharing – Sharing and Discussion on some of the PD Opportunities 
Date: Friday, March 24
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: CSIO Pan Am/Para Pan Am Boardroom, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (875 Morningside Ave., Toronto)
Format: Lunch & Learn (light lunch provided) 
Target Audience: Coaches and technical leaders
Description: Recipients of the 2016/2017 PD Bursary will share transferrable learning from the events they participated in as well as the value in participating in ongoing professional development within their respective sports. 
Fee: Free to partnered sports 
Registration here

Increasing Female Participation in Sport 
Date: Tuesday, March 28
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: CSIO Pan Am/Para Pan Am Boardroom, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (875 Morningside Ave., Toronto)
Format: Think Tank (light lunch provided) 
Target Audience: Coaches and technical leaders (all genders welcome to attend)
Description: This session will be a facilitated brainstorming session to generate ideas around increasing female participation in sport in Ontario (athlete, coach and administration level).
Fee: Free to partnered sports 
Registration here

Contact

Wendy Dobbin, CSIO Coach Development Lead.
 

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NCCP SUPER CLINIC UNDER ONE ROOF (SAULT STE. MARIE)


The Coaches Association of Ontario is partnering with the Provincial Sport Organizations and Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to produce a three-day coaching development clinic hosted on Friday, March 24 to Sunday, March 26, 2017.

NCCP Super Clinic is a unique one-of-a-kind event where participants can receive training in the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) in a number of different sports. The Super Clinic gives coaches—from high performance to grassroots—a unique opportunity to gain sport-specific technical abilities, leadership and decision-making skills.

Basketball Learn to Train

Ontario Basketball is hosting a Learn to Train workshop. Participants will learn to plan and teach fundamental skills and concepts appropriate for athletes in the Learn to Train stage (ages 8-11 females/9-12 males) of athlete development in this in-class and in the gym workshop.

Schedule
Dates: Saturday, March 25 to Sunday, March 26
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Location: Algoma University (1520 Queen St. E., Sault Ste Marie)
Cost: Only $60! A $150 travel subsidy is also available.

Other Sport-Specific Training

Sport-specific clinics for gymnastics, soccer, and volleyball will also take place. Learn more here

Multi-Sport Training

NCCP Multi-Sport Training modules will run throughout the weekend for only $25. Some of the workshops include:

Make Ethical Decisions
Coaching and Leading Effectively
Managing Conflict
Developing Athletic Abilities
Fundamental Movement Skills
High Five Sport

View all workshops here.

Registration

Participants must register for the Super Clinic through The Locker.

Before registering for the Basketball Learn to Train course, participants must have a Game Plan account from Canada Basketball. (Register here.) Participants will be required to complete, print and bring the Competition Introduction L2T Pre-task, which is found in Game Plan.

Contact

Coaches Association of Ontario


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2017 ONTARIO COACHES CONFERENCE (HAMILTON)


 

The 2017 Ontario Coaches Conference features nationally and internationally renowned experts in sport psychology, high performance sport, physical literacy and so much more. Open to coaches of all sports at all levels, participants will unlock the Coaching Secrets to Playing, Training, and Winning.

The conference's all-star roster includes:

  • Toronto Raptors coach, Jama Mahlalela
  • Physical literacy guru, Dr. Dean Kriellaars
  • NBA advanced scout and Canadian Basketball Senior Men’s National Team Head Scout, Joe Raso
  • Sport for Life expert, Dr. Stephen Norris
  • George Washington University "doctors of fun", Dr. Amanda Visek and Heather Manning
  • Internationally recognized sport biomechanist, Bruce Craven

Date: Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2, 2017
LocationSheraton Hamilton Hotel (116 King St. W., Hamilton)

Additional Information

Schedule [.pdf]
Conference packages
Registration
Conference webpage

Contact

Eric McLoughlin, Coach & Partner Development Coordinator at Coaches Association of Ontario.
 

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PGC BASKETBALL CLINIC (TORONTO)

Ontario Basketball has partnered with PGC Basketball to offer a clinic for boys and girls in Grades 7 to 10. It will be led by PGC President and Owner, Mano Watsa.

Coaches can also attend the clinic to either observe or actively participate and work with the players under the direction of Watsa. Coaches who are Learn to Train or Train to Train certified will receive 2 Professional Development (PD) points for observing and 3 PD points for participating.

Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
LocationHumber College North Campus (205 Humber College Blvd., Toronto)

Cost

Coach fee to observe: $15
Coach fee to participate: $25

Registration: Available here.

Contact: Nic Venosa, NCCP Administrator
 

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2017 INTERNATIONAL PHYSICAL LITERACY CONFERENCE (TORONTO)

 

The 2017 International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC2017), an annual conference of the International Sport for Life Society, is designed to bring together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application and implementation of physical literacy programming across the globe. The conference engages leaders, practitioners and stakeholders of physical literacy from around the world in a truly collaborative environment.

Date: Wednesday, April 12 to Saturday, April 15, 2017
LocationWestin Harbour Castle (1 Harbour Square, Toronto)

Conference program
Registration
Additional Information

Contact

Alexandra Pask at Podium Conferences
 

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2017 CIRA ONTARIO CONFERENCE (ORILLIA)

Date: Friday, April 28 to Saturday, April 29, 2017

Location: Geneva Park (6604 Rama Rd., Orillia)

Cost

Full Conference: $275
Friday only: $90
Saturday only: $175

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 9 (Save $25!)

Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 15 for online registrants. (After April 15, contact CIRA Office to register.)

More Information

Visit the CIRA Conference website.

Contact

CIRA Office by e-mail or phone (905-648-2226)
 

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ANNUAL EVENTS

 

 

ONTARIO PHYSICAL LITERACY SUMMIT (HAMILTON)

The Ontario Physical Literacy Summit takes place annually Redeemer University College in Hamilton.

The 2016 Summit featured keynote speakers, Drs. John Cairney and Dean Kriellaars, and many other experts, plus a pre-Summit Physical Literacy 301 workshop.

Learn more about the Summit here.
 

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2017 SPORT FOR LIFE CANADIAN SUMMIT (GATINEAU, QUEBEC)

The Sport for Life Summit takes place annually at Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec.

The Summit brings together leaders who work to enhance the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada.

Learn more here.

Contact

Michelle Smith at Podium Conferences.
 

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