New programs (workshops, educational sessions) are becoming available to community sport clubs and associations. To learn more about these opportunities and how to get involved visit the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) Blog.
Did you know that about 50% of concussions go unreported? A national awareness campaign has been created to help in recognizing the potential concussions. To learn more please visit the Parachute Canada webpage.
Sports Council Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 23rd at 7:15 P.M. The meeting is open to all residents of Kitchener and Waterloo interested in sport and the Sports Council mandate. Those interested in attending and/or volunteering, please RSVP your presence to email@example.com
We look forward to seeing everyone there!
Location: KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Davenport Rd./ Hallmark Dr., Waterloo, ON
Ontario Coaches Conference is taking place from April 24 until April 26th, 2020 @ Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, ON. To learn more and to register please visit the CAO website.
You can save $10 by using coupon code: HAPPY2020. The offer ends on January 1, 2010.
Nominations of individual athletes and/or teams for the 2019 Athletic Awards are now open. All nominations are due by Friday, February 21, 2020. The Athletic Awards Banquet will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, which is a fun-filled and exciting evening dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of athletes.
For more information and to nominate please visit Athletic Awards.
If you have any questions feel free to contact Lisa Collins:
Learn more about how to become a Parasport Coach and Mentor. Watch the video, complete a survey for a chance to win a $25.00 gas card. For more information on ways to get involved in Parasport visit CAO: Coaching in Parasport.
Research on athlete development suggests that there may be preconditions necessary to becoming a high-performance athlete. Readily available article by Guellich et al. (2019) published in the Journal of Expertise is one of the interesting resources that athletes, parents, and coaches might find useful.
Click here to read an article by Active for Life on motivations, involvement, and disengagement in sport among girls. This short article written by coach Jim provides valuable information for coaches and parents.
Find your Passion Event is taking place on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Woolwich Memorial Centre in Elmira, ON. Registration for the event is now open!
For more information, please contact:
Krista McCann | WRFN
An article that explores components of volunteer coaches’ psychological contract including expectations of themselves and sports clubs as well as some recommendations for sport managers.