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    The following is courtesy of Dr. Ivan Joseph, V.P. Student Affairs: Wilfrid Laurier University, a Keynote Speaker, Award-Winning Coach and Author from August 4, 2021. My Olympic fever continues. This week the sprinting events caught my attention. While cheering on a couple of Canadians in the 100 m sprints, I was noticing the false starts. In today’s sprints, one false start means you are out. Disqualified. Years of training and effort down the drain. Not only are you...

    Courtesy of Tony Elliott About Tony Elliott: Tony Elliott is the lead Goalkeeping Coach at Birmingham City Women's Football Club of the FA WSL. Tony Elliott's first publication, penned and narrated by Adam Woodage, has developed an exceptional reputation within the coaching world for its treatment of the 'humanistic' side of the game, filtered through a context of goalkeeping experiences and learnings from a multitude of different formats.  It has become a necessary resource for the modern goalkeeper...

    Jonathan Grant of Forge FC. (CPL/Chant Photography) Excerpts of this story are courtesy of https://canpl.ca/article/23-cplers-to-take-part-in-canada-soccer-cb-coaching-licence-program from May 19, 2021 by the CANPL staff. A group of Canadian Premier League players is taking advantage of a new opportunity to help them get into coaching beyond their playing days. CPLers from across the country will be participating in Canada Soccer’s newly-expanded C/B Licence Coach Education Program, which previously was only available to national team players but is now open to anyone in the Canadian Premier...

    Original Post from March 8, 2021 courtesy of USport: https://usports.ca/en/sports/soccer/f/news/2021/03/892682715/18-participants-selected-for-2021-22-u-sports-female-apprentice-coach-program Courtesy of USport: https://usports.ca/en/sports/soccer/f/news/2021/03/892682715/18-participants-selected-for-2021-22-u-sports-female-apprentice-coach-program In celebration of International Women’s Day, U SPORTS is proud to announce 18 former student-athletes have been selected for the 2021 U SPORTS Female Apprentice Coach Program. Leading this year’s class for the program’s second season are a pair of former national award winners in 2013 U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year Shanice Marcelle – who played women’s volleyball for the UBC Thunderbirds and is now coaching with the York Lions...

    Original Post from January 28, 2021 courtesy of: https://usports.ca/en/sports/soccer/f/news/2021/01/4040842415/u-sports-female-apprentice-coach-program-renee-gauvin-moncton Courtesy of USport https://usports.ca/en/sports/soccer/f/news/2021/01/4040842415/u-sports-female-apprentice-coach-program-renee-gauvin-moncton Funded through Sport Canada, the U SPORTS Female Apprentice Coach Program originally launched in the 2019-20 season and aims to increase the number of females in coaching positions across Canadian universities – by matching apprentice coaches who have recently graduated, with a head coach in one of the 11 U SPORTS-sanctioned sport offerings for female-identifying student-athletes. RENÉE GAUVINMoncton Aigles BleuesSoccerAssistant Coach, 2014-18 https://platform.twitter.com/embed/Tweet.html?dnt=false&embedId=twitter-widget-0&features=eyJ0ZndfZXhwZXJpbWVudHNfY29va2llX2V4cGlyYXRpb24iOnsiYnVja2V0IjoxMjA5NjAwLCJ2ZXJzaW9uIjpudWxsfSwidGZ3X2hvcml6b25fdHdlZXRfZW1iZWRfOTU1NSI6eyJidWNrZXQiOiJodGUiLCJ2ZXJzaW9uIjpudWxsfSwidGZ3X3R3ZWV0X2VtYmVkX2NsaWNrYWJpbGl0eV8xMjEwMiI6eyJidWNrZXQiOiJjb250cm9sIiwidmVyc2lvbiI6bnVsbH19&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1354880326728876035&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fusports.ca%2Fen%2Fsports%2Fsoccer%2Ff%2Fnews%2F2021%2F01%2F4040842415%2Fu-sports-female-apprentice-coach-program-renee-gauvin-moncton&sessionId=733aa2cf56f47623b21b613c005d147f45e6b3cb&theme=light&widgetsVersion=82e1070%3A1619632193066&width=550px ...

    Excerpts of this paper posted by permission from the article originally Posted by RYAN WHITE on MAY 3, 2021 https://ryanjfootball.wordpress.com/2021/05/03/preparing-the-development-of-decision-making/ It has been a while since I last posted on this blog, and thus, a lot has changed. Firstly, I hope everyone reading this is in good health as well as their friends and families. In the past, I have heard parents and coaches refer to decision-making as an art, and by mentioning this it is not neccesarily an art I consider...

    Story courtesy of SIRC. Posted on January 20, 2021 by Megan Cumming, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) https://sirc.ca/blog/five-things-about-canadian-anti-doping/ Anti-doping is often thought to be exclusive to high-performance sport. Athletes are whisked away from the public eye after winning events to have urine and blood collected. It’s true that testing athletes at competitions is an important element of a successful anti-doping program, but there is much more involved in creating a sporting culture that values and celebrates clean...

    https://sirc.ca/concussion/2021-concussion-symposium/ Changing the Game with Data Join us February 9th, 2021, on Zoom! Register now Opens in a new window Concussion safety in Canadian sport has advanced significantly in recent years. The harmonization of evidence-based protocols through every level of sport has been at the heart of Canada’s leadership and success.  But injury prevention starts with data. So, at this symposium you’ll hear from sport leaders who have found the evidence and have changed their programs to help prevent concussions. National, provincial, territorial,...

    Expanded offering in 2021 includes new Youth Licence – Goalkeeping Canada Soccer has opened registration for its 2021 Coach Education Program. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all courses in 2021 will be completed in an online format. In addition to Canada Soccer A, B, Youth, and Children’s Licence offerings, a new Youth Licence – Goalkeeping course has been launched in 2021. “Providing coaches with a flexible learning environment in respect of public health protocols was a priority in launching...

    Pacific FC's Jamar Dixon. (Nora Stankovic/OneSoccer) Courtesy of CANPL.ca Staff January 12, 2021 https://canpl.ca/article/cpl-players-offered-new-coaching-program-by-canada-soccer. Canadian Premier League players have a brand new opportunity that could lead them to one day joining the professional coaching ranks. Canada Soccer announced on Tuesday that it has expanded its National Teams Combined C/B Licence Coach Education Program to include CPL players, thus providing them with an opportunity to look at a future in coaching. For the full story, please go to https://canpl.ca/article/cpl-players-offered-new-coaching-program-by-canada-soccer. ...