Coaching

Parent Coaching 101

Many questions arise from parents who are new to cross-country skiing as well as for many of the seasoned veterans.

Parents may not realize how their support can enhance their child’s skiing experience and few may know where to solicit support and information, whether you only wish for your young skier to have fun outdoors in winter or to establish a foundation for your developing athlete.

Cross-Country Canada in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada, has established an easily accessible coaching development pathway that all cross-country ski coaches must follow.

The starting point is a combination of two online learning courses that can be done from anywhere at the learner’s own pace.

While these courses were specifically developed for aspiring community coaches, many parents (coaches or not) have expressed how useful and valuable taking this training has been for them.

Parents of young skiers inevitably become the coach’s assistants!

Click here to ackowledge the benefits for parents to take the ICC training and how to sign up.

Spirit North Expanding to Manitoba – Job Opportunity

Spirit North is a charitable organization committed to improving the health and well being of Indigenous youth through the transformative power of sport & play.

Spirit North is expanding to Manitoba and seeking 4 enthusiastic people to fill the roles of Community Outreach Leads and deliver ski programs in Nelson House, Berens River, Wanipigow & Black River. Join the Spirit North team! 

Job Post – Nelson House

Job Post – Berens River, Wanipigow, Black River

Ski Instructors Wanted for Chris McCubbins School Ski Program

Would you like to get involved with the Chris McCubbins School Ski Program?

Certified* CANSI instructors & NCCP Coaches Wanted

Program location: Windsor Park Nordic Centre
Days: Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays
Time: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM (Wed, Thu & Fri); 4:00 to 5:30 PM (Wed)
Commitment: Minimum 1 day (or evening) per week. The program is usually 6 weeks long and starts after the winter break. 

Pay – $100/day

You will be responsible for 2 schools (~30 students). Schools will have PE Teachers and T.A’s present. They are responsible for discipline and orderly conduct of the class(es) you are there to teach.

NCCP Community Coaches – responsible and report to the lead CANSI instructor and help with the deployment and organization of lessons and provide appropriate safety/organized help.

Pay : $50/day

*Compensation for CANSI/NCCP workshops available for those committing longer term to the program. Ask about details.

Jeff Hampshire
Program Director
Mobile (204) 510-0395
hampy1@msn.com