BIG FLATS- The Chemung County Youth Bureau and Department of Recreational Services is sponsoring a coaching education and certification class conducted by the SUNY Youth Sports Institute. The training will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 9:00 am to 12 noon at the Soaring Museum on Harris Hill. The program is provided in cooperation with Elmira Small Fry, Town of Southport, and the Village of Horseheads.
The training is offered free of charge for Chemung County Youth Sports Leagues coaches only. The training is designed for non-school youth coaches and provides instruction in coaching players, as well as guiding parents in youth sports. Topics discussed include; sports psychology, why children play and why they quit, character education and how to teach it, managing parents, conflict resolution and many more useful teaching scenarios.
For more information contact the Chemung County Youth Bureau at 737-2907.
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About the SUNY Youth Sports Institute
The SUNY Youth Sports Institute has been chartered by the State University of New York to assist local communities in creating sustainable and positive sport environments for children throughout New York State. The Institute’s seven module coaching certification curriculum addresses topics of serious concern for coaches; adult volunteers; and health, education and youth advocates. In a single, two-and-a-half hour training session, the SUNY Youth Sports Institute offers training and certification in a set of minimum standards to non-school youth coaches across all youth sports. Since March 2008, the SUNY Youth Sports Institute has trained and certified over 6,500 youth sport coaches in towns and cities across New York State. These coaches come from all areas of sport and span a wide variety of ages.