Officials /Coaching Training & Links

2014-15 Competitions Documents on SSNB

Fundamentals Leader course to be given in July 2015

See Officials Page SSNB for more information on Clinics

2014 Level 1 clinics for Officials

LTAD docs (Long Term Athletic Development)

SSNB Introduction to Competition Coaching Course

November 21 – 22, 2015 in St. Andrews, NB

DETAILS

To Register – Contact Peter Steele no later than  November 12th at psteele@nb.sympatico.ca

 

FUNdamentals Leader Coaching Course

Q-Plex July 7-10, 2015

 

The FUNdamentals Leader training is ideal for teenage skaters looking to get into coaching, as well as parents who are interested in helping out or learning a little bit more about speed skating. It is also a great refresher and source of new ideas for current coaches.

 

This course prepares coaches to work as an assistant coach with skaters in the Active Start, FUNdamentals &  Learning to Train stages of development with skaters in both the     Learn to Skate    and      Learn to Speed Skate programs.

 

Class time will be 7:30-8:30 am Tuesday to Friday during the “Skate Into Summer” Camp.  Morning sessions will also include video of “Learn to speed skate” groups to show elements needing correction as well as corrective procedures to try and fix those errors.

 

Every participant will get 1 hour of practical on-ice training each day, as well hands on experience in detection and correction. The FUNdamental Leader coaches will be assisting the group 3 lead coach each day and will have the course Instructor on the ice as a session mentor as well.

 

This is an optional, bonus, opportunity for those skaters, 14 and up, who are in the advanced “Skate Into Summer” training group.  It is also offered to other speed skaters, coaches and parents from any other clubs, whether they are enrolled in the camp or not.

 

Minimum Age: 14 years

Time requirement: 4  –  1 hour sessions each morning July 7 – 10th

4   –  1 hour on ice sessions to assist with Group 3 and the Mini –Meet.

Cost: $20 each (reimbursed upon successful completion of course)

Instructor: Peter Steele, SSNB Technical Director and Provincial Coach

Registration: Notify Peter Steele (psteele@nb.sympatico.ca)

or Shawna White  (sdsw@nb.sympatico.ca)

 

 

 

NEW OFFICIALS CLINICS

Maritime Level 2 Starters Clinic- (Short and Long Track)

DateFriday, January 2, 2015

Time10AM to 3PM (between racing)
Location– Halifax, North End Library, 2285 Gottingen Street- (room will have a sign).
Scope– Starters role, equipment and use, meet planning, rules and procedures (including new ST rules), development and certification.  Exercises in structuring meet assignments, discuss dealing with challenging situations and considerable time spent on video analysis.
Who may attend-Preferably level 1 officials and starters that wish to refresh their skills/knowledge.  Completion of Level I clinic highly recommended, but not required.  Age 16 or older.  Walk-ins accepted, but best to inform instructor so enough material can be provided.
Materials provided– Manual, flash card with all videos
Instructor– Bruce Gray, bgraydesigns@gmail.com, (506) 485-0102
Cost– None

 

 

 

LAST UPDATED- Oct 22, 2014

This is the sole resource for information on all Officials clinicʼs instructed by NB this

season. Posting is updated promptly upon receipt of new information. You may contact

Bruce Gray at (bgraydesigns@gmail.com) 485-0102 directly to register or ask

questions.

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Learn to Officiate (SSC Level 1 Officials Clinic) This is the base course to orient all

official so they may understand were they fit in, what is going on around them and how

to develop further.

PEI (clinic is a go, but details are currently being finalized and notice will be updated

ASAP)

Date- Friday, Nov 7, 2014 (possibly on Saturday evening)

Time- 6AM to 9PM (estimated)

Location- TBD, assume at host Hotel (room will be marked with a sign).

Scope- cover all positions, rules, race formats, tracks, governing structure and

advancement, etc.

Who may attend- No previous officiating experience is required. Previously level 1

clinic attendees may attend as a refresher. Age 16 or older preferred, younger accepted

with parents permission. Walk-ins also accepted, but best to inform instructor to permit

sufficient materials to be prepared.

Materials provided- written outline.

Instructor- Bruce Gray

Cost- None

Moncton (Clinic is tentative, will be contingent on sufficient interest-registration)

Date- Friday, January 30, 2014

Time- 6- 9PM

Location-TBD

Scope- cover all positions, rules, race formats, tracks, governing structure and

advancement, etc.

Who may attend- No previous officiating experience is required. Previously level 1

clinic attendees may attend as a refresher. Age 16 or older preferred, younger accepted

with parents permission. Walk-ins also accepted, but best to inform instructor to permit

sufficient materials to be prepared.

Materials provided- TBD.

Instructor- TBD

Cost- None