National Coaches Week is a time to celebrate the positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This annual campaign run by the Coaching Association of Canada is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play, and to take time to say #ThanksCoach. You can celebrate this week with Field Hockey Canada by engaging with some of the below resources, recognitions and contests.
1) Educational Resources
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Coaching Association of Canada
CAC | NCCP | THE LOCKER
Field Hockey Canada
SAFESPORT | SAFESPORT COACHING STANDARDS | RESPONSIBLE COACHING MOVEMENT (RCM)
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COMMUNITY COACH PATHWAY | COMMUNITY E-LEARNING MODULE | COMMUNITY COACH TOOLKIT
COMPETITION INTRODUCTION COACH PATHWAY | COMPETITION INTRODUCTION COACH TOOLKIT
COMPETITION DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY | COMPETITION DEVELOPMENT MULTI-SPORT MODULES
HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING ADVANCED DIPLOMA | HIGH PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE OR MASTERS DEGREE
E-LEARNING COACHING COURSES | COACHING WEBINARS
ACCREDITATION SYSTEM FOR COACHES IN THE AMERICAS
COACH EDUCATION PATHWAY | INDOOR COACHING
FIH ACADEMY EDUCATION COURSES | TOOLS & RESOURCES
2) Coach Recognition – Nomination Wall
Field Hockey Canada is proud to have a large group of coaches that spans across the nation. We recognize that their excellence from the club, to provincial, to regional, to national and even international level, surrounds us every day and greatly contributes to our programming. You can fill in our form to nominate your coach for their excellence which we will post on our Nomination Wall below.
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3) Contest Alert
Coach Photo Contest – Follow the steps to be entered into a draw to win an Indian Maharadja duffel bag for you and your coach.
1 – Post a photo of you and your coach on social media using the hashtags #ThanksCoach & #FHCCoachesWeek
2 – Tag @FieldHockeyCan
One entry per photo submission. Contest winner will be selected via raffle and announced on Friday September 23rd.
How Can You Get Involved?
|Join us in this movement of celebration! There are plenty of ways YOU can participate. You can start by watching, reading or engaging in our planned activities. You can also share your own stories and posts over your social media channels to recognize the volunteers in your area. You can even give kudos to a coach you know by nominating them for their sporting excellence today! To further spread this movement, be sure to use the #ThanksCoach and #FHCCoachesWeek hashtags when sharing personal content or re-sharing ours.
Celebrate with the Coaching Association of Canada
Check out all the initiatives and engagement with the CAC and participate below or check out their website!
How you can take part:
- Explore the Participation Guide: The National Coaches Week Participation Guide contains everything you need to make National Coaches Week a success for your coach, team, and organization.
- Enjoy FREE or discounted NCCP education: During National Coaches Week, coaches can diversify their coaching knowledge with free or discounted NCCP education. Connect with your local P/TCR, or National Sport Organization to learn more about their National Coaches Week events, or log into the Locker to access specific eLearning modules for free from September 17 – 25, 2022.
- Say #ThanksCoach on social media: Follow National Coaches Week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #CoachesWeek and #ThanksCoach. You can also use the National Coaches Week Facebook profile frame throughout the week to show your support.
- Join a community event: Organize a community event to say #ThanksCoach, or join one taking place in your province or territory.
CONTEST: Enter to win a pair of $100 Petro-Canada Gift Cards for you and your coach!
We’ve teamed up with Petro-Canada to recognize and celebrate coaches from coast to coast to coast. Join us to say #ThanksCoach for a chance to win one of twenty pairs of $100 Petro-Canada gift cards for you and your coach!
It’s easy to participate – just follow these three steps!
- Share an Instagram post between September 17 at 12:01am ET and September 25 at 11:59pm ET
- Include #ThanksCoach or #MerciCoach in your post
- Include #PetroCanada in your post
Don’t have Instagram? Eligible Entrants may also submit an entry for the contest by mail or by email. Visit the contest page for entry details and rules and regulations. (No purchase necessary. Open to residents of Canada who are age of majority or older in their province/territory of residence. Official rules available at http://coach.ca/NCWPetro-Canada.)
Coaches Recognition Wall
#ThanksCoach for everything that you do!