Information category: Coaching
LATEST ITEMS: Grade C Controllers' Course Inverness 19 November; Event Safety Workshops in Glasgow and Edinburgh 7 and 21 November respectively. Places available on Coaching Foundation course in Speyside on Saturday 22 October.
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. Document describing New Zealand's Coaching Philosophy added 5 April 2016 - essential reading for all coaches! Also new material for mazes added 28 April; cones grids coming soon...
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.