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).
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:
|Carmine Stefano CC||Sun||30-Oct||9AM-5PM||2911815|
|Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre||Sun||11-Dec||9AM-5PM||2911116|
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:
|Teaching and Learning||Metro Hall||Sat||Nov 12||9:30AM- 4:30PM||2909381|
|Design a Basic Sports Program||Metro Hall||Sun||Nov 13||10:00PM- 2:00PM||2909382|
|Basic Mental Skills||Metro Hall||Sun||Nov 13||2:30PM- 5:30PM||2909383|
|Making Ethical Decisions||Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre||Sun||Dec 18||9:00AM- 1:00PM||2911109|
|Nutrition||Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre||Sun||Dec 18||2:30PM- 4:30PM||2911108|
|Planning a Practice||Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre||Wed||Dec 21||9:00AM- 3:30PM||2911111|
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:
|Ultimate – Community Initiation Coach||Regent Park CC||Sat||Oct 29||9:00AM-6:00PM||2911953|
|Wheelchair Basketball – Competition Introduction||Parkway Forest CC||Fri, Sat, Sun||Dec 2-4||6:00PM- 2:30PM||2907594|
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For inquires about coach education pathways and the NCCP please contact Mercedes Watson email@example.com or 416-426-7139