Athletics Ontario NEWSFLASH!!
- SAVE THE DATE: Our next AO CONNECT Call #2 is scheduled for Thursday May 19 at 7:00 pm EST; details on the meeting were emailed directly to Coaches and Clubs - please accept the invite for details on how to connect/ join the call.
UPCOMING COACHING & WORKSHOP
- Date: Saturday May 7, 2016
- Location: Toronto Track and Field Centre
- Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm Coach Development (Para, Basic Rules, Classification)
- Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm Athletes and Coaches; training for the events (Seated Throws, Ambulatory)
- Registration: to register for this FREE event, go to TRACKIE
- Questions: for more information, please contact AO firstname.lastname@example.org
EQUIPMENT RENTAL/ PROCESS
- Rental Agreement: a new rental agreement form and process is available here.
Rental Costs: Members will get preferential rental costs; a short breakdown of the rental costs for implements is as follows:
- o $5 per implement
- o Package: 10 - 20 implements for $50 (members), $75 (non-members)
- o Package: 20+ implements for $70 (members, $95 (non-members)
- Available Equipment: a complete list/ catalogue of available implements/ equipment available for rental can be found here.
UPCOMING COACHING COURSES
- Note: it is mandatory that all AO Clubs’ coaches be registered with AO for the season.
- Note: athletes applying to the Quest for Gold Program are required to have a coach that maintains a minimum Level 2/ Club Coach Certification (see pathway).
COURSES/ EVALUATION OPPORTUNITY (Pre-Junior Championships in Toronto [host hotel TBA])
- June 25/ 26 - Evaluation Course - Evaluation and Portfolio Updates required in advance and review of coaching delivery by an NCCP Evaluator; visit ACwebsite to start process
- June 24 -Making Ethical Decisions (MED) Course -Free for AO members; open to all sports ($30 for non- AO Members/ Other Sports) and Coaches Association of Ontario; registration on TRACKIE
CUSTOMIZED COACHING COURSES
- Opportunities for Schools -(Primary -RJTW and Secondary-NCCP)
AO VOLUNTEERS & AMBASSADORS
- Brand Ambassadors: There are many opportunities to engage with Athletics Ontario - our Brand Ambassador Program launched last month (March); get to know some of Athletics’ role models (coaches, volunteers, athletes and officials)HERE
- Volunteer Registration: to sign up for upcoming opportunities to give back and participate in events, AO Junior Championships in Toronto on June 25-26 - register on the AO VolunteerPortal HERE