Basketball Manitoba will be hosting a Community Sport Coach Training workshop on Saturday August 30 at Brandon University's Healthy Living Centre. The workshop will be open to anyone who may coach kids the sport of basketball. The program is ideal for beginner and community coaches including parents and teachers.

"This is a great opportunity for anyone that may be interested in coaching basketball at any level, but in particular coaches that are relatively new to the sport," says Bobcats women's basketball coach Novell Thomas.

The workshop will be comprised of sessions both in the classroom as well as the Henry Champ Gymnasium.

The session will run from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Registration in advance is preferred, but participants may register the day of the event.


Cost for each participant is $85 + GST.

Lunch will not be provided, but a lunch break will be taken mid-way, as well as intermittent breaks through-out the day.

As well as the workshop, coach Thomas and men's coach Gil Cheung will be recieving additional training to become Learning Facilitators for the Sport Coach Training Level providing them the ability to certify students who complete the Basketball I course as part of the Bachelor of Physical Education Studies program at BU.
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