Information category: Coaching
The "summer" ROMPs (seasonal orienteering courses) have now been removed from Loch Vaa and Glenmore Lodge area. It is proposed that a "winter" ROMP is established from the middle of December through to the end of March - details to be determined. Thank you to everyone who made use of the opportunity to train in some fine terrain and scenery.
Taking bookings for Level 1 Coach, Deeside, December 15-16
New date for an Introucing Orienteering course, Perth, December 2nd
Final details have been sent
Final details and joining instructions for the Volunteers' Weekend have now been e-mailed to all registered participants. We're all looking forward to an enjoyable weekend of learning and socialising!
A recent e-mail from British Orienteering described the new coach education offerings south of the border. In Scotland we will retain THREE levels of assessed coach qualification.
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.
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 23 March 2018 to update some external links and generally tidy stuff up.
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 31 May 2018 - Fiona Keir has now fully taken over as Lead Child Protection Officer for the SOA.