COACHING CLINICS 2018
UMSA supports their volunteers by offering a variety of coaching clinics. Plans are underway to host a variety of National Coaching Certification Programs in the Community Stream. These will include: Learn to Coach (all day), and Drills, Drills, Drills. These are all excellent clinics for coaches. Through sponsorship, UMSA subsidizes these clinics for their volunteer coaches. However, the clinics are only open to anyone 16 years of age and over that wishes to register.
Clinic # 1 ~ Learn to Coach (all day) given by Softball Ontario/N.C.C.P.
This clinic is a part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) under the community stream. The Learn to Coach Clinic is recommended for beginner coaches and geared towards the Blast T-ball to Mite divisions. This clinic places emphasis on safety, fun, ethics, teamwork and value beyond the game. Volunteers are shown the age appropriate tools to develop player skills through the Learn to Play programme which are the beginning steps in Long term Player development. UMSA players that are 16 years or older are encouraged to take this clinic to help them move toward future volunteer positions in their community.
When – Sunday May 6th 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Fee – FREE to UMSA members, Non-UMSA members pay $85.00
Where – William Berczy Public School, 120 Carlton Rd, Markham, ON
** There is both classroom and gym activities so please wear casual attire and running shoes. Lunch will be provided.
Clinic #2 ~ Drills, Drills, Drills, (4 hours)
This clinic provides coaches of all levels helpful tips on creating and implementing drills for their athletes. All participants are required to actively participate in the 3.5 hr clinic. Participants must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
When – Saturday April 28th 2018
Fee- $10.00 for UMSA members, Non-UMSA members pay $35.00
Where –Mount Joy Indoor Field 6140 16th Avenue (just east of Markham Rd)
These clinics require active participation, so wear running shoes, and comfortable clothes & bring your glove, pen & paper. Please complete form as UMSA is subsidizing the fee to Softball Ontario for this clinic. All non-member’s forms must be accompanied by the above fees. Confirmation will be sent with further details two weeks prior to the clinic. Remember, the knowledge gained from these clinic will always be for the benefit of their athletes.