When it comes to coach education, if we wait for national organizations to do the right thing, we might be waiting until hell freezes over. We have many dedicated volunteers trying to do the best job they can, but honestly, none of the organizations has espoused a great vision when it comes to developing better educated coaches. For that reason, we coaches must take development into our own hands. We must become autodidacts- self-learners- driven only by our desire to better ourselves as educators.
Those of you who live close to San Diego may be interested in attending a USJA Coach Education Course that I will be conducting on November 22, 2009, from 9am to 5pm.
It will be part lecture, part hands-on, very interactive and intellectually challenging. I guarantee you that the information will not be the standard old stuff you get at most coaching clinics.
You don’t have to be a USJA member to participate in the clinic or be certified by the USJA. You can just attend the clinic for the information without having to certify. Continue reading