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A course aimed at coaches who have moved beyond the beginner level of coaching and who want to improve their skills and knowledge to improve athlete performance.
The Department of Sport and Recreation in partnership with the Active After-school Communities Program is offering this face-to-face course, which is a recognised training course facilitated by the Australian Sports Commission.
The 2013 Nicky Winmar Carnival will feature more than 300 participants and is your chance to coach some of WA's rising indigenous football stars.
Coaches in the Great Southern Region have the opportunity to receive mentoring from Australian Sports Commission trained coaches through the Great Southern coach mentoring program.
Would you like to help kids in your community get active?
The Mid West Coaches Network brought the expertise of experienced netball coach Jon Fletcher to the region in June, where he presented a series of workshops over two days.
Around 170 coaches from more than 26 sports attended the annual night-of-nights for Western Australian coaches – the 2012 Industry Sports Coaches Awards.
Coaches in the Mid West can get some tips on developing individuals to maximise team performance at a free two-part workshop in June organised by the Mid West Coaches Network.
In a first for regional Western Australia, the Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) is set to launch a new initiative to improve the quality of coaching across all sports within the Great Southern region.
Several members of Hockey WA’s coaching and officiating team were in town during April to deliver practical sessions and present at a Great Southern Coaches Club breakfast.
Hockey is a game renowned for its fast pace, and at the highest level it can be downright volatile. In the middle of this environment are a triad of ‘players’ – the athletes, the officials and the coach on the sidelines.
The Department of Sport and Recreation’s Coaching Workshop Series begins in February with its first of four installments, Physical Presence with Dr Les Fabre, to be held at the Meadow Springs Sporting Complex, at 6pm–8pm on Tuesday 28 February 2012.
As part of the Mid West Coaches Network, Adam Dehring from the Active After School Communities presented the Community Coach Training Program to coaches from all corners of the region.
The Mid West Coaches Network was launched on 7 July, with Perth Wildcats Head Coach Rob Beveridge presenting on the 'Keys to Becoming a Successful Coach'.
Sixteen budding coaches from the Great Southern recently headed to Perth to learn from the best as part of the Department of Sport and Recreation's (DSR) Coaches' Development Tour 2011.
Triathlon Western Australia’s High Performance Coach and Head Coach at University of WA Triathlon Club, Grant Landers, has been awarded the 2010 Australian University Sport Coach of the Year.
One hundred Western Australian coaches were handed the 'Keys to Coaching Success' by West Coast Eagles High Performance Manager Glenn Stewart at a Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) breakfast in May.
South West athletes and coaches will be recognised for their hard work and potential next month.
Sport in the regions has received a $54,300 boost, thanks to the State Government providing 32 scholarships for coaches and officials.
This 'Mind Games' column presents the more common questions asked by endurance sport athletes and coaches.
Past research has shown that runners who land harder get injured more often. Two newly published studies provide evidence that runners can make simple changes to soften their landing when they run and thereby potentially reduce their injury risk. (Competitor Running)
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has launched CoachTrue, a computer-based anti-doping learning tool for coaches. CoachTrue is intended to assist anti-doping organizations, coaching associations and universities in providing anti-doping education to coaches. (WADA)
Sports clubs in Geelong and surrounding areas are set to become the healthiest in Australia by tackling the issues of food, alcohol, violence, injury prevention and other aspects which make up a healthy sporting environment. (VicHealth, Australia)
Twenty-one Western Australian coaches were crowned the 2010 High Performance or Community Coach of the Year for their respective sports at a dinner celebration at the Duxton Hotel on Friday 21 May 2010.
Mental toughness is the most important psychological characteristic that determines athletic success but what is it and what do mentally tough athletes think about or do when competing? (Peak Performance)
Behind every good athlete, there's bound to be a good coach. Coaches play a vital role in the physical and emotional wellbeing of athletes, drawing on years of experience as an athlete, in a mentoring role, or just simply as a local community member keen to lend a helping hand.
Junior coaches and officials can now apply for their share of $1.6 million sports grant!
The Department of Sport and Recreation, Netball WA and Athletics WA are seeking Aboriginal people wanting to undertake coaching in 2010.
Taking advantage of a typical balmy Pilbara evening, the local sport and recreation industry in Karratha have been known to talk about what's going on in sport and recreation around the barbeque.
Coaches, officials, administrators and support personnel are an integral part of sport in the South West, enabling clubs to create the right environment for athletes to excel.
Not content with lazing by the beach in Exmouth over the winter months, Perth expat and qualified golf coach Anne Johnston will head up the Gascoyne Golf Development Program commencing on Wednesday16 September, 2009 at the Carnarvon Golf Club.
Kay Cox of Masters Swimming WA was awarded the National Official of the Year award for 2008.
Skywest Airlines will fly Triathlon WA Development Officer and coach Brian Kempson to Western Australia’s Mid West for an Out of Season Training Spectacular this month.
On Friday 22 May, 150 people braved the cold morning to attend the first Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) Coaches Breakfast for 2009.
The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR), vis grants and scholarships, provides funding through state sporting associations for coaches and officials throughout Western Australia.
The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) has the following training courses coming up in June/July 2009 for coaches, officials and administrators.
More than 30 South West sports coaches and support personnel recently attended a breakfast at Parade Hotel in Bunbury to network with those from other sporting codes and DSR staff, and to hear South West Academy of Sport CEO Bernice Butlion provide an overview of the structure and operations of the academy.
Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) Coaching and Officiating Consultant Jacqui Jashari recently headed up to Kalgoorlie to present at the Coaches Forum.
Current and past Emerging Leaders and Career Development Program scholarship holders gathered for a networking function on Friday 8 May 2009.
The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) would like to welcome the new members of the Coaches Reference Panel.
In Western Australia about 220,000 people are diagnosed with asthma. At least 80% of people with asthma get symptoms when they exercise. Sudden life threatening attacks are not limited to people with severe asthma, all people with asthma are at risk.
Coaching in the Active After-school Communities (AASC) program is a great way to promote your sport and encourage kids to join your club or association.
A lead-up tournament between Baseball WA's Claxton Shield/National League team, Perth Heat, and the South Australia equivalent, SA Bite, was staged in Port Hedland on 13-14 November 2008.
Officials are an essential part of sport. They make sure everyone plays by the rules, that the game is safe and that the spirit of the game/event is observed and enjoyed by all. They have no stake in the outcome of the game/event.
The Department of Sport and Recreation supports the active involvement of well-trained, skilled and informed people delivering coaching services at community level through to supporting elite athletes. Good quality coaching will ensure that participants' experience in sport and recreation is positive, safe and fun.
This program is aimed at coaches who have moved beyond the beginner level of coaching and want to improve their skills and knowledge to improve athlete performance.
Coaches are an integral part of sport. They are motivators, skill developers, guides, mentors and community role
What to do and what not to do as a coach.
Important tips for junior coaches.
Linking sport and recreations clubs with schools.
Coaches and officials are the lifeblood of Australian sport, they contribute their valuable time, effort and expertise to help participants enjoy their sport and develop their skills.
The Department of Sport and Recreation have loads of information sheets and booklets available for coaches and officials on their website, along with links to the Australian Sports Commission website and other relevant sites.
Coaches are critical to the success of individual athletes and teams. Good coaches ensure sporting participants have positive experiences and are therefore more likely to continue in their chosen sport.
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