Olympic committee organizes coaches’ workshop

| 17/02/2012

waving2_0.jpg(CNS): The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC) will be hosting the first ever Caribbean Coaching Certification Program (CCCP) training workshop in here in Cayman officials said this week. The workshop is for all teachers and community coaches from any sport and will be in partnership with the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC). It will focus on general sport topics, and will cover ten modules including topics such as Coach as a Leader, Developing Sport Skills, Sport Medicine, Event Organization, and Fitness among many others. 

Donald McLean, the President of the CIOC said training and educating coaches at all levels is important to national sports.

“It is imperative that we provide training and education at a grassroots level to enhance the coaching base within our community so that we may best prepared and help our athletes achieve their goals” he said.

The workshop will take place over 3 days in February and March and will be held in Camana Bay.  The dates for the training workshop are February 21st from 9:00am-5:00pm, March 29th from 1:00-5:00pm and March 30th from 9:00am-1:00pm.  The course will be conducted by Dr. Dalton Watler, the Deputy Chief Officer for Tourism Development and President of the Cayman Islands Athletics Association. 

To register or find out more information on the Caribbean Coaches Certification Program, please contact Jessica Wolfenden at cioc2@candw.ky or 946-6984.  Space is limited.


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