Thank you to everyone who joined with us in celebration of National Coaches Week in Ontario this year!
Enjoy some of the highlights of the week that was and what we did here in Ontario to recruit, develop, and recognize our coaches!
Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards
Ontario Coaching Excellence Award Winners 2018
We kick-started the week by recognising ten outstanding coaches at the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards. The winners were honoured at a ceremony on Saturday, September 22nd, at the Innis Town Hall in Toronto. Check out their fanatic videos by clicking on their names below:
Everyone Matters Coach Award Winner – Ryan Jones
Andy Higgins Lifetime Achievement Winner – Brenda Willis
NCCP Community Clinics
Over 350 coaches from across the province received SUPER Discounted National Coaching Certification Program training during the week. Coaches enjoyed the multi-sport modules of. Make Ethical Decisions, Fundamental Movement Skills, Planning a Practice, Basic Mental Skills and. Nutrition. Coaches also had access to the Community or Entry level sport-specific training in Soccer, Basketball, Wheelchair Basketball, Softball, Lacorsse (Box) and Baseball (Pitching & Catching and Hitting). This was made possible with the help of our amazing Host Partners in the communities and the Provincial Sport Organizations. Here are some of the highlights:
MLSE LaunchPad – Toronto, ON – September 21st-23rd
(122 Coaches Trained)
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation – Manitoulin Island, ON – September 22nd-23rd (21 Coaches Trained)
Clockwise from Top: Coach Workbook Activity; Host Community; Group Picture with CAO Towels; Community Artwork
Northumberland Sports Council – Port Hope, ON – September 28th-30th (73 Coaches Trained)
Clockwise from Top Left: Make Ethical Decisions Workshop; Nutrition Flipchart Activity; Coaches hard at work!
Oneida on the Thames – Southwold, ON – September 29th-30th
(69 Coaches Trained)
Oneida Community Centre hosted 6 NCCP Community Workshops
Remote Access – Make Ethical Decisions (75 Coaches Trained)
For those individuals in our more remote communities or simply unable to attend a traditional in-class workshop, our Remote Make Ethical Decisions workshop was available to coaches each week night. To learn more about Remote Access CLICK HERE
Ontario Landmarks Lite Up to Say #ThanksCoach
Landmarks from across the province were lit up blue, gold and red September 22nd – 30th in support of National Coaches Week in Ontario.
Clockwise from Top Left: Toronto City Hall and Sign; Burlington Pier; Marilyn Monroe Towers; Welland Bridge; Mississauga Clock Tower
Clockwise from Top Left: Cambridge Sign; Newmarket Bridge; CN Tower; London JA Taylor Building
#ThanksCoach and #CoachesWeek
We heard the country loud and clear this week in support of coaches on Social Media! The Ontario coaching community was well represented amongst the thousands of Tweets,Posts, Pics, etc. Check out all the buzz at #ThankCoach and #CoachesWeek.