Information category: Coaching
Chris Smithard is the new Forth Valley Club Development Officer
The SOA is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Smithard as Club Development Officer with Forth Valley Orienteering Club.
ROMP controls will be coming in from Uath Lochans on Monday 27 February so this week and weekend is the last opportunity to take advantage of this great facility. Capercaillie restrictions apply from the 1 March, and a new Agreement will be published.
Bookings are now open for the Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, at Glenmore Lodge from the afternoon of Friday 15th to late afternoon Sunday 17th September. For members of SOA clubs the charge for fully residential attendance (2 nights’ B&B, Saturday evening meal, daytime lunches & refreshments, all O-related sessions) will be £100 per person, with rebates of up to 50% for volunteers who lead a session.
LATEST ITEMS: NEW DATES: Event Safety Workshop 25 May at Dunblane; UKCC Level 1 30 September - 1 October; also COACHING FOUNDATION Saturday 10 June, in Nairn - now taking bookings. VERY few places left on adults' TD4/5 coaching weekend, 17 & 18 June.
Upcoming biennial national conference, 14-15th January 2017 in Crewe. Open to any orienteering coaches or orienteers who are interested in 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 13 May with link to useful items about nutrition and the Jamaican junior athletics setup, 5 April to provide link to British Orienteering guidance on use by coaches of social media, 6 January 2017 to provide new CPD template to be used from 2017 onwards, and 11 January to add article about psychological characteristics and talent in young orienteers.
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.