Rowing BC has committed to developing an enhanced Coach Education and Development pathway in British Columbia. This will be achieved through the delivery of NCCP workshops, offering coach development sessions to experienced and developing coaches, and facilitating coach mentorship opportunities.
Coach Mentorship Program
The Rowing BC Coach Mentorship Program is an opportunity for individuals who would like to develop their coaching to work with BC’s most experienced coaches. Mentor coaches represent university, national team, and leading club and school programs.
Coach Development Sessions
Rowing BC conducts Coach Development Sessions that are designed to provide learning and development opportunities for coaches and athletes across the province. These sessions will be held throughout the province and are free of charge for anyone interested.
A list of upcoming Coach Development Sessions can be found below:
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The “How to Coach a Masters Athlete” session that was originally scheduled during the RCA Conference in January, 2015, will now be offered from 3:00-6:00 pm on Sunday, June 7th at the Creekside Community Recreation Centre, in Vancouver BC. The session is open to both Master…Find out more »
*This session will be followed by “Selection” at 11.15am Facilitated by Oliver Amiel, Brentwood College Rugby Strength & Conditioning Coach, this session is a must for any coach wanting to understand how to safely use resistance training for their youth…Find out more »
Facilitated by Chuck McDiarmid, Rowing Canada Aviron High-Performance Development Coordinator, this session will offer an overview of selection policies and procedures for athletes and coaches from the perspective of Rowing Canada Aviron’s Development Selection Process. Chuck will also offer some…Find out more »
*This session will be preceded by “Selection” at 11.15am Facilitated by Martin George, Rowing BC Coaching Coordinator and Para-rowing Coach, this session is designed to give coaches and club administrators a good understanding of how to introduce persons with a…Find out more »
Each workshop is 90’ long, and runs at the same time as Outboard Engine Maintenance Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016 Time: Session 1: 11:00am – 12:30pm / Session 2: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Driving your club’s trailer is a big responsibility and an often overlooked…Find out more »
Each workshop is 90’ long and runs at the same time as Trailer Driving 101 Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016 Time: Session 1: 11:00am – 12:30pm / Session 2: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Led by Neil Duckworth and co-facilitated by Stewart Wheeler, this…Find out more »
Updated: December 12th, 2016 Responsible Coaching Movement Presentation – Laura Watson (.pdf) This session will provide a good understanding of the Responsible Coaching Movement (RCM) and it’s three pillars: the Rule of 2, Screening,…Find out more »
Events will be scheduled in 2017, please check back for more information.