Vancouver Ultimate Coaching Conference

Join us for the annual Vancouver Ultimate Coaching Conference on Saturday, March 2 (2019) at Stratford Hall School.

You also have the option of also joining us on Sunday, March 3 for an NCCP coaching course. 

Format & Audience

There will be two tracks of sessions during the day - one that caters towards beginner coaches and one for intermediate/advanced coaches. Both tracks will have engaging topics that will be relevant for:

  • Elementary School coaches
  • High School coaches
  • Club Team coaches (Youth and Adults)
  • VUL League Mentors and Clinic Instructors 
  • Brand new coaches who want to start but aren't sure where yet!

Coaches, teachers, and instructors from across the Greater Vancouver and beyond are welcome. This is a great place to meet, connect with, learn from, and share your experiences with other coaches. 

Partners

We are co-hosting with Elevate AcademyThey are passionate about youth ultimate, coach development, and Spirit of the Game.

Stratford Hall will be hosting the event.

If you'd like to be involved as a partner, please contact Katie Berezan via katie.berezan@vul.ca.

Sessions & Schedule 

The conference will run from 8:30am to 5pm. There are two streams: Coach to Compete and Coaching Fundamentals

  Coach to Compete Coaching Fundamentals
8:30 - 8:45 Coffee & Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome
9:00 - 9:30 Morning Energizer with Dance PL3Y 
9:30 - 10:25 Team Culture, The Biggest Game Changer with Heather Ann Brauer (GUM)
10:35 - 11:30 Use the Field to Your Advantage - The Importance of Spacing  with Matt Berezan Season Planning from Beginner to Elite with Troë Weston
11:35 - 12:30 Leading an Effective Practice with Reanne Bowlby Tips for Teaching Throwing with Jennifer Nicholls
12:30 - 1:15 LUNCH (provided)
1:15 - 2:00 Inclusion Workshop with Rain City Ultimate Club
2:05 - 3:00 Injury Management with Stephen Mogatas Making your practices FUN! with Elevate's LIT's
3:10 - 4:05 Drills & Games Toolkit Building with Elevate Ultimate
4:10 - 5:00 Expert Panel

Presenter Bios

To learn more about the presenters and sessions, read their bios!

Optional Sunday NCCP Training

Designed for participants 16+ who work with new/entry level players. Teaching basic throws, the role of the coach, planning practices, ethical issues around coaching and the needs of the athletes, will also be covered in this 1-day workshop that takes place both in the classroom and on the field or gym. The end result is that you'll be a trained NCCP Community Coach through the National Coach Certification Program. 

Please note that the NCCP Community Coach course will be at a different site. Multi-Purpose Room in Kits Community Center, 2690 Larch Street, Vancouver. Start time is 9 am, and expect to finish by 5 pm.

Fees

Saturday Conference: $55 (includes lunch and coffee)

Sunday NCCP Training: $60

If you're a coach or instructor in the VUL and are unable to afford the full fee, contact us for assistance. Email katie.berezan@vul.ca

Registration

Registration is now open!

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We hope to see you there!

 

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