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    April 5, 2016

    University of Manitoba Hosting Bison Coaching Summer Institutes for 2016

    The University of Manitoba has announced that it will be hosting two coach education courses this spring and summer.  The Bison Coaching Summer Institutes offer in-depth coach education that can be used towards the National Coaching Certification Program. Each institute provides 6 credit hours of coach theory embedded within experiential hands-on learning and seminar type discussion, and is
    infused with guest contributions from sport scholars and experts.

    Coaching The High Performance Athlete (Competition Level 2)

    • KIN 3520 A01 Coaching the High Performance Athlete A (3 credit hours)
      • August 3, 2016 (Mandatory Orientation for both KIN 3520 & 3530 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
      • August 8 – 12, 2016, Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • KIN 3530 A01 Coaching the High Performance Athlete B (3 credit hours)
      • August 15 – 19, 2016, Monday - Friday, (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

    Courses will be accredited under The National Coaching Certification Program (**Competition Development Training – Formerly Level III)

    Bison Coach Kirby Schepp (MEd, Coaching) has a Masters Degree in Coaching from the University of Victoria and is a certified NCCP Master Learning Facilitator. He is currently the Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball team at the University of Manitoba.
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    Coaching Theory & Practice – Women’s Soccer

    • PHED 2400 A01 - Coaching Theory and Practice – Women’s Soccer (3 credit hours)
      • April 29 (6-9 pm), April 30, May 1, 7 & 8 (9 am-4 pm), May 10 (6-9 pm)
    • PHED 2402 A01 - Advanced Coaching Theory and Practice – Women’s Soccer (3 credit hours)
      • May 13 (6-9 pm), May 14, 15, 28 & 29 (9 am-4 pm), May 31 (6-9 pm)

    These courses introduce students to the National Coaching Certification Program (Canadian Soccer Association/Manitoba Soccer Association LTPD).

    Bison Coach Vanessa Martinez Lagunas (BS, MA, Kinesiology & Exercise Physiology) is the University of Manitoba Bison Women’s Soccer Head Coach. She holds the UEFA Pro License: from the German Soccer Federation (highest soccer coaching certification worldwide) and is a FIFA Women’s Soccer Instructor and UEFA Technical Expert. She is also a former assistant coach of the German U17/U16 Women’s Soccer National Teams.

    Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
    Phone: 474-9277
    Website: or
    Summer Session,
    Phone: (204) 474-6963/8019 Website:
    Summer Session Class Schedule at: → Class Schedule

    Summer Session registration begins March 21, 2016

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