n the RCA Coach context, coaches are guided through course curriculum and practical exercises focused on coaching athletes in a competitive context. RCA Coach is appropriate for coaches working with athletes in the Train to Train and Learn to Compete stage of the Athlete Development Pathway.
The knowledge, skills, experience, behaviour, and attitude of an RCA Coach directly contribute to the athletes’:
Getting athletes off on the right foot by guiding them through stage-by-stage progressions in technical, tactical, psychological, physical and lifestyle skills is critical to their long-term participation in the sport, whether they be junior, young adult, or masters-aged rowers.
The Virtual RCA Coach Weekend #1 includes online curriculum facilitated by a trained NCCP Learning Facilitator as well as independent work in the following modules:
Upon completion of RCA Weekend #1 (including prerequisites), coaches will be considered “In Training”. After applying the concepts learned in Weekend #1 by actively coaching for a recommended six months, coaches will complete RCA Weekend #2 to achieve “Trained” status in preparation for evaluation and certification as an RCA Coach.
*Available in the eLearning tab in your Locker profile.
All prerequisites must be complete prior to registration. Your registration will be canceled and refunded if prerequisites are not complete at the time of registration.
Learning Facilitators: Paul Beedling & Scott Anderson
*Coaches must attend all three sessions to receive workshop credit.
Location: Zoom (Links will be emailed to you prior to the sessions)
Cost: $150 + HST
Workshop Capacity: 12 participants
Course registration closes at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 16th or when the capacity of 12 participants is reached.
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