Coaches Helping Coaches – Sandra & Stephanie

Sandra & Stephanie

The Coaches Helping Coaches (CHC) program supports experienced coaches in recruiting and mentoring new coaches into the Ontario sport community. Sandra and Stephanie  are a coaching pair who successfully completed the program in 2015-2016. Read on to find out more about their experience!


StephanieNew Coach – Stephanie Mascarin

Assistant Coach
Brant Youth Volleyball Club
Brantford, ON
NCCP#6023700

 


Where did you actively begin coaching during the program?

U15 Assistant Coach, Brant Youth Volleyball Club, Brantford, Volleyball

What NCCP workshop(s) did you complete?

Volleyball – Development Coach

What was the most important thing that you learned as part of your NCCP Training(s)?

The importance of what you say to your players. It is not just about using encouraging words but about finding what encourages your athletes do their best. Its about knowing when to push your athlete further and when to change directions.

What is your favourite part of coaching?

Watching your athletes grow not only as players but as individuals.

What are the next steps for you in coaching?

An assistant coach for the U15 team.

Mentor Coach – Sandra Beedham
Head Coach
Brant Youth Volleyball Club
Brantford, ON
NCCP#634465

 


Why did you decide to become a coach?

Enjoyed helping kids to excel at a sport they loved to play.

What is your favourite part of coaching?

Mentoring young kids to be the best they can be on and off the court.

How did the program benefited you as a mentor?

Allowed me to pass on my knowledge as a coach.

What type of feedback was given to your New Coach?

Be sure that you explain your drills clearly. Always give positive feedback to your athletes. Use a variety of drills to consolidate learning.

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Apply for the 2016-2017 Coaches Helping Coaches Program during National Coaches Week in Ontario September 17-25, 2016

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