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IAAF Kids (Sporting Schools) Upskilling Course

9am to 1pm Saturday 25th of July

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Tuesday, 14 July 2015/Categories: Events, ANSW Events, Education Events

Event date: 25/07/2015 - 26/07/2015 Export event


In 2015, Sporting Schools will become Australia's largest school based participation program for children and it will provide a supportive environment to foster a lifelong connection with sport. Sporting Schools, formerly the Active After-School Communities, aims to encourage more children to participate in sport across a greater number of schools.

The Kids' Athletics Up-skilling Courses will train coaches in how to run a Kids' Athletics program in the Sporting Schools model including how to plan, progress the activities and run the final week Kids' Athletics Team event.

Sporting Schools offers Accredited Athletics Coaches who are up-skilled as Kids’ Athletics coaches an excellent paid employment opportunity, as well as the chance to deliver quality sporting programs at schools - before, during, or after school. This is also a perfect area for school teachers to get involved and run this program during or after school times.

The only prerequisites to attend for the Kids’ Athletics Upskilling Course is either one of the following:

- Be currently registered with Athletics Australia as a financial coach
- Be a registered teacher (& be currently registered with Athletics Australia as a financial coach)
- Held in 2014 the Active After School Community Coaching Accreditation (AASC CPT) (& be currently registered with Athletics Australia as a financial coach)

If you are a registered teacher or an AASC CPT you will need to ensure that you are a registered coach through Athletics Australia. If you are not currently registered please contact Lynne Evans of the AA Coaching Department;

Course details:

Date: Saturday, 25th July 2015
Time: 9am-1pm 
Location: SOPAC, Edwin Flack Drive, Sydney Olympic Park
Participant Cost: $99
Registration deadline: 9a.m. Friday 24th of July



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