Education


Coaching Program

2019 Coaching Program Professional Development & Maintaining Certification
Engaging Women and Girls in Lacrosse

NLL Coach Mentorship

REGISTER HERE! (Deadline March 9, 2019)

The Alberta Lacrosse Association is looking to improve the training of lacrosse coaches in the province.  The NLL Coaching Mentorship Clinic is aimed at improving the training of coaches via an interactive clinic with high level coach mentors.  This is aimed at ALL Box Lacrosse coaches in the Province of Alberta.

SEMINAR:  Includes handouts and presentations; NLL Shoot Around; Game ticket; Round Table Discussions, Lunch is provided

Cost: $75.00 per participant (Limit 50 participants)

Date:  March 16, 2019

Location: Calgary Saddledome, Calgary

Time: 9 am to 5 pm GAME to follow (Exact times to be confirmed one week prior to event)

GUEST SPEAKERS: Curt Malawsky (Head Coach Calgary Roughnecks), Bob McMahon (Assistant Coach Calgary Roughnecks), Andrew McBride (Assistant Coach Colorado Mammoth), and Paul Rai (Senior Manager Development, ALA)

Aboriginal Coach Module (CAC Clinic with Trudy Yellow Fly)

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Competitive Introduction CERTIFIED Coaches will receive 5 PD points

Date: May 12th, 2019

Location: Alberta Lacrosse Office

Time: 9 am to 5 pm

2019 Coaching Clinics

REGISTER HERE FOR COACHING CLINICS

Start Finish Level  Clinic City Address of Clinic Contact Email 
January 26, 2019 January 26, 2019 CC Dev Red Deer 50 Lees street president@reddeerlacrosse.com
March 9, 2019 March 9, 2019 CC Dev Innisfail  4459 51 Ave  blake.sutherland@aecom.com
March 30, 2019 March 31, 2019 Comp Intro Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
April 5, 2019 April 7, 2019 Comp Intro  Okotoks  99 Okotoks Dr christinethielen@hotmail.com
April 6, 2019 April 6, 2019 CC Dev Cold Lake  7825 51 Street mike@caveinspection.com
April 13, 2019 April 13, 2019 CC Dev Calgary 520-78 Ave NW coach@calgarylacrosse.com
April 13, 2019 April 14, 2019 Comp Intro Grande Prairie 11202 104 Street president@gplacrosse.com
April 12, 2019 April 13, 2019 CC Dev Grande Prairie 11202 104 Street president@gplacrosse.com
April 14, 2019 April 14, 2019 CC Dev Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
April 14, 2019 April 14, 2019 CC Dev Calgary 520-78 Ave NW coach@calgarylacrosse.com
April 20, 2019 April 21, 2019 Comp Intro  Ponoka  4410 54 Street president@lacokalacrosse.com
April 20, 2019 April 20, 2019 CC Dev Ponoka  4410 54 Street president@lacokalacrosse.com
May 4, 2019 May 4, 2019 CC Dev Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
April 3, 2019 April 4, 2019 CC Dev- Field Edmonton 8205-90 Ave  dallas.smith@partner.epsb.ca
April 20, 2019 April 21, 2019 Comp Intro  Wainwright 650 2 Avenue  tysyn13@netscape.net
April 27, 2019 April 27, 2019 CC Dev- Women ONLY  Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
May 4, 2019 May 4, 2019 CC Dev - Women ONLY  Calgary 333 Shaville Blvd SE coach@calgarylacrosse.com
May 5, 2019 May 5, 2019 CC Dev Calgary 333 Shaville Blvd SE coach@calgarylacrosse.com
May 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Comp Intro - Women ONLY Sherwood Park  4 - 9 Chippewa Rd  lisa@albertalacrosse.com
May 4, 2019 May 4, 2019 CC Dev Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
May 11, 2019 May 11, 2019 CC Dev Calgary 333 Shaville Blvd SE coach@calgarylacrosse.com
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 CC Dev Calgary 333 Shaville Blvd SE coach@calgarylacrosse.com
May 25, 2019 May 26, 2019 Comp Intro Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
May 25, 2019 May 26, 2019 Comp Intro Calgary 333 Shaville Blvd SE coach@calgarylacrosse.com
May 26, 2019 May 26, 2019 CC Dev Edmonton 202-303 69 Ave NW edmlax@telus.net
July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019 CC Dev- Field Lacombe  5429 53 Street president@lacokalacrosse.com
July 19, 2019 July 20, 2019 Comp Intro- Field  Lacombe  5429 53 Street president@lacokalacrosse.com

Professional Development Opportunities

Online Professional Development Courses Available through The Locker.

Responsible Coaching

Alberta Lacrosse has taken the pledge and is now a proud Champion of the Responsible Coaching Movement.  By making this pledge, our sports organization is committing to implementing supportive policies and processes that adhere to the Responsible Coaching Movement to ensure the safety and protection of our athletes and coaches and provide our coaches with the tools and training necessary to model ethical behavior.The Responsible Coaching Movement (RCM) is a multi-phase system-wide movement, coordinated by the Coaching Association of Canada and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport that has the potential to affect all sports organizations and coaches. 

The first Phase of the RCM focuses on three key areas:

  • Rule of Two: the Rule of Two serves to protect minor athletes in potentially vulnerable situations by ensuring that more than one adult is present.  Vulnerable situations can include closed doors meetings, travel, and training environments.
  • Background Screening: the background screening process involves using a number of different tools to ensure coaches meet the necessary security requirements to coach athletes. These tools include comprehensive job postings, criminal record checks, interviews, and reference checks.
  • Respect and Ethics Training: increasing coaches’ ethical conduct and behavior toward athletes requires that coaches be trained to understand what it means to act ethically.  This training would include the Make Ethical Decisions module within the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), as well as training in abuse and harassment prevention, such as Respect in Sport, before and during their coaching career.

Over the next three years,with the support of the Coaching Association of Canada, Alberta Lacrosse will be actively reviewing its current policies and procedures to ensure they align with the recommendations and guidelines of the RCM. Working closely with our members and clubs, we will identify realistic ways and means to entrench the Responsible Coaching Movement across our sport and enhance the safety of our athletes and ethical conduct of our coaches.

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Upcoming Events


May. 22, 2019 to May. 26, 2019

CLA SAM
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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