Registration opens January 2021!
This is a course designed to help prepare beginning coaches to support programs at the club level. a basic understanding of the sport is required, but not racing experience is necessary.
Friday, February 26
ACA Long Term Athlete Development, Introducing Canoeing & Kayaking, Equipment Introduction, Safety & Rescue, Technique of Canoeing & Kayaking
Saturday, February 27
Practical Experience working w/ Cascade athletes, Equipment Practical, Technique of Kayaking, Technique of Canoeing, Physiology, Conditioning, Strength, Evening Meal/Function
Sunday, February 28
Basic Training Methods, The Role of a Coach, Introduction to Racing, Test and Certificate Presentation
Pictured: 1988 K2 1000m Olympic Champions, Greg Barton & Norman Bellingham USA
The ACA, with the support of the ICF, provides a Coach Education Program to help local club coaches become better equipped to provide their athletes the opportunity to be successful at the level of racing they choose to pursue.
In he next section find the course presentations
Pictured: 1948 C2 10,000 Olympic Champions, Steven Lysak & Stephen Macknowski USA