The Coach-2-Coach Webinar Series is a monthly opportunity for coaches across the province to receive free coaching professional development from top sport experts on various topics.
Any coach, activity leader, sport administrator, or parent are welcome to attend these sessions. We encourage you to sign up for topics that interest you. An NCCP# is required to receive Professional Development credit.
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Our webinars usualy run weekday evenings 7:00pm – 8:00pm EST.
Directly after the webinar we run a live Q&A with the speaker 8:00pm – 8:30pm.
Past webinar topics have included, but are not limited to:
Those who attend the webinar live will be able to receive 1 NCCP Professional Development Point. To receive the point you will need to complete a short survey. The survey link is shared in the webinar chat at 8:00PM directly following the conclusion of the webinar.
You must attend in person to recieve a PD point.
All our upcoming webinars can be found on our course calender by searching Webinar. As well, the most immediate events are listed in the section below.
Our webinars run through a simple browser based platform. It is a very simple platform. Details on the platform will be provided by email in advance of the webinar.
Recordings are being provided complimentary during COVID-19. In the future all recordings will be made accessible only to those who join the CAO community with either a blue or gold plan.
Past webinar recordings are only available to those who join the CAO Community.
Connecting thousands of coaches across Ontario
General public registration opens approximately 1 week prior to the webinar date.
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Date: Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 – 7-8PM EST
PD Points: 1 Point
Why are sporting parents often a source of frustration for coaches and athletes when they could be (and should be) a key factor in the sporting success of their children? How can we get parents more actively and positively engaged in their child’s success?
This interactive webinar will leave you feeling confident about your role interacting with parents, new relationship building and communication strategies that will surely elevate your abilities to engage with parents, instead of dealing with them.
Glen Mulcahy – Founder & CEO Paradigm Sports & Executive Director, For the LOve of the Game
Glen is the founder and CEO of PARADIGM Sports, working to bring the game back to kids. He is also the Executive Director For the Love of the Game, Speaker for the Changing the Game Project (USA), Hockey Canada NCCP Facilitator and member of the Quality Coaching Collective. He has over 25+ years of coaching experience of men, women, boys and girls, father of two that played both rec and competitive levels of multiple sports, and is now a coach of coach’s. As a result, Glen brings a unique “360 degree view” of what it takes to support players to enjoy the game from the recreational to the high performance level.
Date: Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 – 7-8pm EST
PD Points: 1 Point
Enhance your understanding of common adolescent struggles, and the signs and symptoms of issues as they arise, both on and off the field. This webinar will help you recognize early warning signs of difficulties such as anxiety, depression, attention and learning issues, social difficulties and the therapeutic interventions that can help in managing these difficulties your athlete’s may be facing.
Dr. Susan Lambert – Clinical Psychologist & Mental Health Practitioner, Boomerang Health
Susan L. Lambert, Ph.D., C.Psych. is a clinical psychologist with extensive training in the psychological assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families. She has a wealth of experience providing support to youth and their families struggling with a range of mental health difficulties. Her experiences include assessing and treating anxiety, depression, emotion regulation issues, attentional difficulties, anger management problems, school issues, parent-child relationship conflict, adjustment difficulties, and trauma.
Date: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 – 7-8pm EST
PD Points: 1 Point
Originally called “Female Athlete Triad”, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) was termed to include all of the side effects of energy deficiency that can affect any athlete. RED-S can affect athletes of any age, sex and has detrimental effects on bone health, immune function, cardiovascular health and psychological health and ultimately impacts athletic performance.
RED-S is the result of an imbalance that occurs when athletes don’t eat enough to meet the energy demands of training and daily life. Coaches can play a significant role in preventing RED-S by creating a supportive environment for their athletes. You’ll leave this webinar able to identify the warning signs and implement team strategies to maximize athletic performance.
Aja Gyimah, MHSc, RD, is the founder of Compete Nutrition, an evidence-based nutrition consulting practice. Aja holds a masters in nutrition communications from Ryerson University, as well as an undergraduate degree in nutrition and dietetics from Western University where she also played for the women’s volleyball team. Aja has worked with elite athletes of all ages, including the Carleton women’s hockey team and professional athletes abroad. Aja is dedicated to sport nutrition and fueling Canada’s next elite athletes.
CAO Community Members Opens June 19
General Public Opens June 23
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