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.
New date for Event Safety Course, Edinburgh , November 24th
Taking bookings for Coaching Foundation Course, Stirling, December 7/9th
Taking bookings for Level 1 Coach, Deeside, December 15-16
Introucing Orienteering course, Perth, now rescheduled for Jan 201th 2019
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.
**From the 10th-17th December should you require any support with a Child Protection matter please contact **
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. Fiona Keir is Lead Child Protection Officer for the SOA and can be contacted .