Programs

Public Workshops

This page is designed for volunteers who are interested in participating in a PGA of Canada Community Stream coaching workshop.

The PGA of Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) includes training workshops for community volunteer coaches through Community Golf Coach and Special Olympics Golf Coach. These workshops provide participants access to a  tremendous body of world class research as well as training by one of the most highly respected associations in instruction and coach education in the world.

For more information on Community Golf Coach Workshop or Special Olympics Golf Coach workshop, click on the headers below!
 


Community Golf Coach Workshop

Community Stream - Community Sport – Initiation (Community Golf Coach) has been designed for the community golf coach who is, or would like to, work with children or youth and is introducing the basic skills of golf. The overall goal of this workshop is to help prepare coaches to be competent in the skills required by a community coach.


Special Olympics Golf Coach Workshop

Community Stream (Special Olympics Golf Coach) – The PGA of Canada remains the only sport in Canada to have sport-specific coach training for Special Olympics athletes. This one day workshop is available at various times of the year. Contact your Special Olympics Chapter for more information on upcoming workshops or register here


Click on the "registration tab" on the left hand side to register now for one of our public workshops!


Coaches in the Community Sport stream typically become involved on a voluntary basis for various reasons. They tend to work with participants of all ages who are new to the game of golf. The focus of Community Sport coaches is to introduce new athletes to the game or to continue athlete’s participation in the sport. The role of the coach is to ensure a fun and safe environment and to teach the development of some of the FUNdamentals and Active for Life stage skills and abilities for participants.


 

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