Let’s Get Coaching!

Coaches Trained in Celebration of the  Legacy of the
 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

 

Thinking about becoming a coach?  The City of Toronto, in partnership with Coaches Association of Ontario and MLSE Foundation, will be offering National Coaching Certification Program training throughout 2016. The  Fundamental Movement Skills  workshop, Competition Introduction modules and several Sport-Specific training sessions will be available at community recreation centres and other facilities. Best of all, these sessions will be  FREE  for Toronto residents (Open to non-residents at a fee).

For inquires about the Let’s Get Coaching! program please email  letsgetcoaching@toronto.ca

 

Fundamental Movement Skills

The fundamental movement skills of throwing, catching, jumping, striking, running, kicking, agility, balance and coordination form the basis for future sport skill development and for the life-long enjoyment of physical activity.  This workshop is for individuals who want to learn how to instruct, observe, and correct the skill and give you plenty of opportunity to practice teaching these skills to young children. A full list of available workshops is provided below:

Location Day Date Time Registration Code
East York CC Sunday May 21 9am – 5pm 2973581
Edithvale CC Saturday June 10 9am – 5pm 2973580
North Kipling CC Saturday September 23 9am – 5pm 2973595
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Sunday December 10 9am – 5pm 2973574

CLICK HERE to go directly to the Toronto FUN Online listings. CLICK HERE for how to register.

Competition Introduction Modules

These NCCP workshops are suitable for instructors, community and competition coaches in any sport stream that work with athletes over the long term to improve performance. In these courses, coaches will learn about making ethical decisions, how to plan a practice, basic mental skills and many more. A full list of available workshops is provided below:

Module Location Day Date Time Registration Code
Planning a Practice East York CC Sunday April 2 9:30am – 4pm 2973592
Make Ethical Decisions Edithvale CC Saturday May 6 9am – 1pm 2973582
Basic Mental Skills Edithvale CC Saturday May 27 9am – 12pm 2973588
Design a Basic Sports Program Edithvale CC Saturday May 27 12:30pm – 4:30pm 2973587
Nutrition Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre Saturday August 12 9am – 10:15am 2973585
Teaching & Learning Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre Saturday August 12 11am – 5:30pm 2973586


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to go directly to the Toronto FUN Online listings. CLICK HERE for how to register.

Sport-Specific Training

 Trainings for individuals interested in coaching a specific sport in the community sport and/or instructional stream of the NCCP such as athletics, basketball, soccer, wheelchair sports, and many more.  In these workshops, coaches will learn how to instruct, observe and correct skills for a particular sport. A full list of available workshops is provided below:

 

Course Location Day Date Time Registration Code
Basketball – FUNdamentals Edithvale CC Saturday June 24 10am – 4pm 2974031
Soccer – FUNdamentals Edithvale CC Sunday June 25 9:30am – 6pm 2973637
Soccer FUNdamentals Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre Saturday July 8 9am – 5pm 2973634
Basketball – FUNdamentals North Kipling CC Saturday July 22 10am – 4pm 2974032
WSA – Introduction for Wheelchair Basketball Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Friday

Saturday

Sunday

September 8

September 9

September 10

 6pm – 9pm

9am – 8pm

9am – 4pm

2974495
Hockey – Coach 1 Don Montgomery CC Saturday September 9 12pm – 5pm 2973602
Soccer – Active Start Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Saturday September 16 11am – 3pm 2973633
Basketball – FUNdamentals Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Saturday December 9 10am – 4pm 2974033

 CLICK HERE  to go directly to the Toronto FUN Online listings.  CLICK HERE for how to register.

 How to Register

There are several different ways to register with the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry, and Recreation system. Please note: Family and Client Numbers are required for touch tone or online registration. If you do not already have these, please call 416-338-4386 before registering.

Online Registration (7 a.m. – midnight)
Go to toronto.ca/torontofun and click on the FUN ONLINE Register Now button. Please  read all information prior to registering.

Touch Tone Registration (TTR) (7 a.m. – midnight)
Call 416-338-0000 and follow the voice prompts.

Telephone Assisted (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Call 416-338-4386 during regular business hours and speak to a customer service representative.

In Person
Register in person at one of the civic centres listed below during regular business hours:

Etobicoke Civic Centre  -399 The West Mall, 2nd floor
North York Civic Centre  – 5100 Yonge St., 3rd floor
Scarborough Civic Centre – 150 Borough Dr., 5th floor
Toronto City Hall – 100 Queen St., main floor

Let’s Get Coaching! was part of Toronto’s Host City Showcase Program in 2015. This Council-approved program was designed to ensure a legacy of long-term community benefits while enhancing the experience of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games for residents and visitors.

For inquires about the Let’s Get Coaching! program please email  letsgetcoaching@toronto.ca