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    Courtesy of Robert Glazer Friday Forward https://www.robertglazer.com/friday-forward/learning-delegation/ May 13, 2021 Recently, I spoke to a group of new managers at our company about the crucial lessons I’ve learned in my own leadership journey. At the top of the list was learning to delegate.  I still remember how, in the early years of the business, I was in charge of nearly every function and struggled to let go. It was exhausting.  I have seen this same theme crop up repeatedly at our company: virtually...

    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...

    Courtesy of Canada West originally published Wednesday May 5, 2021: https://canada-west.prezly.com/stage-set-for-return-to-cw-play-in-2021-22 CW members approve alternate formats for 2021-22 regular seasons, championships VANCOUVER - Canada West member institutions affirmed their commitment to return to conference competition in 2021-22 at the virtual Canada West AGM May 4-5. Conference members signalled their intentions to return to regular season play with the formal approval of alternative sport formats for 2021-22. The alternative formats, which have a greater focus on regional play where possible, provide...

    Gracieuseté de Photo: CPL/Chant Photography Publié à l'origine le 28 avril 2021 https://fr.canpl.ca/?p=87936 Chers partisans de la Première Ligue canadienne, En plus de la flexibilité et de l’innovation, deux qualificatifs que j’utilise pour décrire notre ligue, je désire ajouter les mots persévérance et espoir! Comme vous le savez, nous avons annoncé en janvier nos plans pour démarrer nos activités sur le terrain au printemps avec une date de coup d’envoi fixée au 22 mai 2021. Nous reconnaissions déjà qu’un facteur...

    Photo Courtesy of CPL/Chant Photography Original story published April 28, 2021 courtesy of https://canpl.ca/article/commissioner-david-clanachan-cpl-focused-and-committed-to-2021-season Below is a letter from CPL commissioner David Clanachan regarding the upcoming season and the League’s commitment to taking the field in 2021. Pour lire en français, cliquez ici. Dear CPL Supporters, On top of adaptability and innovation when describing the Canadian Premier League, I want to add perseverance and hope! As you know, in January, we announced plans for the start of play this Spring – focused on a start...

    This excerpts of this article is from Soccer Today the Voice of American Soccer originally published April 8, 2021 https://www.soccertoday.com/introducing-womens-independent-soccer-league-wisl/ DIVISION II PRO: New Second Tier Pro League to Fill Gap in Women’s Game April 8, 2021 — this is the day that marks the birth of a new women’s professional soccer league – the Women’s Independent Soccer League, or WISL.  WISL IS A LEAGUE CREATED BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN. Branding Laden with Equity Symbolism: The league’s ownership group unveiled its name, branding, and...

    Courtesy of Learn Loft April 13, 2021 https://learnloft.com/2021/04/13/simple-phrases-great-leaders-say-to-their-team/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Simple+Phrases+Great+Leaders+Say+to+Their+Team&utm_campaign=Newsletter+4%2F15&vgo_ee=gleiqJUDlquRWK2oix4YczpxdzkQNl9LgdxZ9pnzLRY%3D Original Article courtesy of the LearnLoft Lead Your Best April 13, 2021: https://learnloft.com/2021/04/13/simple-phrases-great-leaders-say-to-their-team/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Simple+Phrases+Great+Leaders+Say+to+Their+Team&utm_campaign=Newsletter+4%2F15&vgo_ee=gleiqJUDlquRWK2oix4YczpxdzkQNl9LgdxZ9pnzLRY%3D April 13, 2021 Managers are constantly communicating with their employees to transfer knowledge and information. This communication is crucial to the success of any team or organization; but, only if it is performed appropriately. Barking orders, giving directives, inserting negative comments, and providing unempathetic feedback are also communication methods, but they won’t give you the same success rate.   Anyone is susceptible...