Information category: Coaching
This page is intended to provide coaches with a single point of access to a variety of information, templates and resources for different aspects of their coaching activity. Updated 25 October to include excellent cards to promote post-session discussion. Along with maps of mazes, these are available under "Resources for sessions".
LATEST ITEMS: Grade C Controllers' Course Inverness 19 November; places still available at the Event Safety Workshop in Glasgow on 7 November and in Inverness on 29 November, but Edinburgh on 21 November is now FULL. Coaching Foundation planned for 22 October has been cancelled. UKCC L1 and L2 dates for March and April 2017.
Book now for four exciting Coach CPD (Continuous Personal Development) days, 23 April, 25 June, 3 September and 24 September. We are opening these sessions to coaches of other sports, to get a broad scope of discussion.
The Scottish Orienteering Association is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children in its care. This page provides up-to-date and background information and links to various sources of relevant information. Updated June 2016 to correct link to Policy PDF agreed January 2015.
The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.
ROMP is intended as a training facility for individuals or clubs who would like to take the opportunity to orienteer on some of Scotland’s finest terrain.
There are currently no controls out.
Generous subsidies are available from sportscotland for UKCC coach education courses, to members of SOA clubs. Applications must now be made online.
Two courses in 2016
Now entering its third year, the Coaching Foundation course continues to attract interest. One or two more courses are planned for 2016 - on 19 September and possible one other date in October at Glenmore Lodge. This course was designed specifically for experienced orienteers who want to dip their toes into the waters of coaching.