Vancouver Ultimate Coaching Conference

Coaching Conference 2018

Join us for our annual Vancouver Coaching Conference on Saturday, March 3 at Stratford Hall School. 

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.

Keynote Speaker - John Smythe, National Athlete for Field Hockey Canada!

Stratford Hall will be hosting the event.

All attendees that register by Feb 15 will receive a sublimated jersey courtesy of BE Ultimate at the conference! (sizing chart

If you'd like to be involved as a partner, please contact Troe Weston via troe.weston@vul.ca.

Sessions & Schedule 

The event will run from 9:00-5:00 pm. Sessions will include topics such as:

  • Spirit of the Game
  • Drill development
  • Teaching basics
  • Coaching mental toughness
  • Season Planning
  • Injury Prevention
  • AND MORE!

Presenters include:

  • John Smythe - Field Hockey Canada
  • Mario O'Brien - RISE Up Ultimate
  • Alex Davis - Head Coach for Team Canada U24 Mixed, Captain of Furious George
  • Jen Nicholls - Experienced competitive coach, VUL Clinic Coordinator
  • Mauro Ortiz - past captain of Furious George, VUL Coaching Coordinator
  • Danie Proby - Elevate Academy Co-Founder and Head Coach
  • Ari Nitikman - Elevate Academy Co-Founder and athlete for Team Canada
  • Troë Weston - Head Coach for Team Canada U20, VUL League Manager

Registration

Registration is now OPEN!

The registration fee of $75 includes attendance to all sessions, and lunch! Register by Feb 15th get your jersey at the conference! (otherwise, you will have to pick it up Mid-March on your own time) All registration closes on Feb 28.

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

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We hope to see you there!