Funding opportunity for female coaches
“We Are Coaches” Funding opportunity to host a NCCP Clinic
Toronto, ON-Is your Softball Association looking to train more female softball coaches? Would up to $1,500 help you accomplish your goal? Softball Ontario is looking to work with Softball Associations to help take advantage of the “We Are Coaches” campaign sponsored by Softball Canada and the Coaching Association of Canada.
What NCCP Clinics qualify for the “We Are Coaches” Program?
You can work with Softball Ontario to apply for the “We Are Coaches” Program if you want to host the following female-only NCCP Clinics:
Learn to Coach
What to Coach & How to Coach
“We Are Coaches” is a campaign designed to increase the number of trained Women coaches in Canada in order to provide female mentors and role models for young participants. The campaign targets mothers with children involved in community level softball as well as young women looking to coach community and competitive softball teams, and strongly communicate the sense of community, reward, and FUN that can be achieved through coaching.
The “We Are Coaches” program in its 7th year. In previous years Softball Ontario and Softball Canada have partnered with the following communities:
St. Catharine’s, ON
Local Softball Associations planning on participating in the “We Are Coaches” program must meet the following requirements:
Recruit the minimum number of female coaches for the clinic hosted:
Learn to Coach – 10
Keep Coaching – 10
Competition-Introduction, Softball – 12
Provide a gymnasium and classroom for the Clinic
Host the Clinic by March 31, 2012
If you feel your local softball association would benefit from “We Are Coaches” program, please contact Steph Sutton via email email@example.com by March 1, 2012 to express your interest.
If you have any questions regarding hosting a Community Sport Clinic (Learn to Coach and Keep Coaching) or a Competition-Introduction, Softball clinic, contact Stephanie Sutton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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