Online Learning and Engagement Opportunities


May. 01, 2020


We are finding and receiving a ton of online learning opportunities and we want to share them with our members. Here is an ongoing list, that we will continue to update as we receive them. 

Canada Soccer has launched Canada Soccer Nation Inside, a “platform to unite players, coaches, referees, volunteers, and fans who are doing their part to stay inside and off the pitch. The platform will provide unique online content, as well as support public health authority messaging in the effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 across our communities.”
 
 
 
Whitecaps FC 
Search for the ONe
Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Alpha North Esports & Entertainment are searching for the best FIFA gamer in Canada to challenge the 'Caps eMLS pro!
Do you have what it takes to become the ONe? Get your game on and register now for a chance to compete in our eFinal tournament at whitecapsfc.gamerzarena.com. Stay in the game on social media using the hashtag #eVWFC.

#FrontlineHeroes Every night we honour a Frontline hero who is helping us all stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
We are looking for nominations from right across Canada! If you know someone deserving, please nominate them at https://www.whitecapsfc.com/frontlineheroes.
 
Homeplay - An eight-week player development program from our coaches for you to work on at home https://www.whitecapsfc.com/homeplay
 
BMO Ball Mastery - Quick videos of dribbling skills for you to try at home https://www.whitecapsfc.com/ballmastery
 
Live Skills Clinic presented by Jumpstart Every weekday, Monday to Friday, at 2 p.m. PT. https://www.whitecapsfc.com/skillsclinic
"To help keep youth soccer players engaged around the country during these unprecedented times, we have been running live skills clinics that players can do at home. These skills clinics are open to any player and any organization in Saskatchewan as part of our partnership with Saskatchewan Soccer. We have over 2000 players logging on daily and want to make sure that any child who wants to keep active with the ball has the opportunity." - Marinos Papageordopoulos (VWFC Academy Centre Director)
 
Team Training Ideas presented by Enerex - For coaches out there, you can find drills for your team https://www.whitecapsfc.com/trainingideas
 
The Coaches Association of Saskatchewan (CAS) is offering NCCP multi-sport training online (full schedule) to continue to support coaches' development. 
**Until June 30th, 2020, Coaches Association of Saskatchewan members will receive a full refund of the workshop fee following the successful completion of the training, or can request a free registration coupon by emailing gmathiason@sasksport.ca. Become a Member: https://saskcoach.ca/become-a-member/ Note: Must be a Saskatchewan resident to qualify for refunds or free registration coupons.
 
The next deadline for the CAS High Performance Coach Development Grant is June 1, 2020. This grant supports Saskatchewan coaches who work with high-performance athletes to upgrade their coaching skills and abilities through education, training and certification.
 
Sport for Life has a wide variety of courses available. 
 
Coaching Association of Canada has launched a Safe Sport Training. "Safe Sport Training was developed to help anyone involved in sport — whether you have direct contact with athletes or work in the background — to promote physical, psychological, social and spiritual health, in line with the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport."
 
Canadian Women & Sport (formerly CAAWS) knows that for busy, active people, staying inside can be a challenge. Canadian Women & Sport is offering recordings of their most popular webinars for freecheck out their website to see what's available.
 
Charity Village offers many resources to nonprofits in Canada. They offer free webinars, The Small Nonprofit Podcast, and thousands of free articles.
 
Keeping Girls in Sport was created to help everyone who coaches girls understand how girls develop physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally, so that we can help every young athlete stay in sport, reach their potential, remain active long after the competitions end, and become the next generation of inspiring female coaches and role models. This program is free to all Saskatchewan Soccer members in 2020. Contact the Coordinator of Member Services at cms@sasksoccer.com or (306) 519-1618 to receive your pre-registration code.
 
SSA Opportunities
May 25 @ 7:00 pm - Coach Education: Whitecaps FC Philosophy and Methodology working with young players U9-U13. Presented by Bart Choufour, Whitecaps FC. 
May 27 @ 6:30 p.m. How to Write an Annual Plan webinar
June 4 @ 8:00 pm - Canada Soccer Club Licensing Principles in Action: Balancing Quality with Accessibility and Inclusion - presented by Dave Nutt, Canada Soccer. A discussion of the need for clubs
SSA have partnered with Sports Medicine and Science Council for Saskatchewan to bring a coaching education webinar series to assist coaches in supporting their athletes and also maintaining their own health and wellness. Registration information for all of these workshops can be found here.
 
June 3 - Managing Change - 4:30 pm
June 10 - Understanding Sports Nutrition - 7:00 pm
June 17 - Coach Wellness - 4:30 pm
June 24 - Understanding Sleep & Performance -7:00 pm
July 8 - Goal Setting - 4:30 pm
July 15 - Stress and Relaxation - 4:30 pm

Upcoming Events


Jun. 03, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Coach Education: Managing Change
Zoom
Presented by Saskatchewan Sport Medicine and Science Council

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Jun. 10, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Coach Education: Sports Nutrition
Zoom
Presented by the Saskatchewan Sport Medicine and Science Council

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