Sportscoach UK have announced Iain Aberdeen as one of the three finalists for this years Performance Development Coach of the Year. The award recognises coaches that have excelled and shown outstanding commitment to sport whilst providing innovative coaching practice and high quality player centered coaching of young performers. The winner of the award will be announced at the awards dinner at the Brewery in London on the 30th November 2010.
Heather Jarrold has passed on the news of the death of Bill Vinyard. He died suddenly but peacefully on the 23rd October, aged 86.
Andrew Wong, one of our overseas members (Hong Kong) will be visiting the UK next year, for 3 or 4 nights between Jan 16th - Jan 31st. He is seeking a house / apartment or other kind of suitable accomodation to rent for himself and his daughter at that time in London or nearby. If any members can help, Andrew can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 852 98218060
This was the second time we have had the Denstone course in October rather than in the summer and this new date continues to be an advantage in many ways . . .
It has been my intention throughout my presidency to make every effort to constantly develop and improve our system of coach education and examination . . .
Over the last few residential courses, I have become increasingly concerned about the number of people that are coming with expectations of doing the Advanced and Diploma levels while freely admitting that they “have done hardly any work” “not even looked at the questions” and are “just going to see how it goes”. . . Read more here
Andy Wilkinson will be teaching a workshop for the Directors Guild on the 4th December 2010. There is a discount for BAF members. More information
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