The Coaching Association of Canada and the provincial and territorial coaching partners are proud to present the inaugural National Coaches Week, September 19 – 27, 2015.  National Coaches Week is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach.

With events held across the country to celebrate coaching, National Coaches Week provides coaches with the recognition they deserve for the time they devote to ensuring Canadians live an active, healthy lifestyle.

Stay up to date with everything happening leading up to National Coaches Week by visiting and by following along on Facebook and Twitter using #CoachesWeek and #ThanksCoach.

Free #CoachesWeek Events in Manitoba

Fundamental Movement Skills 
The Fundamental Movement Skills of throwing, catching, jumping, striking, running, kicking, agility, and balance and coordination, form the basis for future sport skill development and for the life-long enjoyment of physical activity. Learn how to OBSERVE and IMPROVE the fundamental movement skills through the format listed below which is best suited to you and your line of work.

The FMS module will give participants the skills to:

  • analyze and identify the various stages of development for the fundamental movement skills
  • apply a six-step process to teaching the fundamental movement skills
  • create safe games where children can practise fundamental movement skills.

When: September 19 noon- 3pm
Where: Reston Rec Centre. Reston, Manitoba
TO REGISTER:  call Sheldon 1-204-925-5913 or email

Empower Plus Professional Development
In an interactive and dynamic learning environment, our expert facilitator will guide you through how to enhance athlete welfare by:

  • Recognizing the potential for, and presence of maltreatment in sport
  • Learning when and how to intervene when you observe or suspect maltreatment
  • Mastering the art of the difficult conversation
  • Creating a list of key positive athlete development strategies you can implement in your coaching right away

When: Sunday, September 27 9:00am- noon
Where: Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg
TO REGISTER: call Sheldon 1-204-925-5913 or email

Making Ethical Decisions (MED)
After completing this workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety. MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.
Upon completing the MED module you’ll be able to:

  • analyze a challenging situation and determine if it has moral, legal or ethical implications
  • apply the NCCP Ethical Decision-Making Model to properly respond to each situation in a way that is consistent with the NCCP Code of Ethics.

When: Saturday, September 26 8:30am-11:30am
Where: Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg
TO REGISTER: call Sheldon 1-204-925-5913 or email

Power Smart Manitoba Games Coaches Seminar
Free to all coaches that have been selected as PSMG coaches, September 18 & 19, Steinbach.
TO REGISTER: click here

Additional #CoachesWeek Events in Manitoba

  • Introduction to Competition A course:
  • September 19 8:30am- 4:30pm & Sunday September 20 8:30am- 2:30PM
  • Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, Winnipeg
  • TO REGISTER: click here

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