Step 1 – In Training: successful completion of Development Coach e-modules (approximately 6-8 hours; pre-requisite to the In-Person Workshop) These e-modules are designed to provide all the necessary information a volleyball coach will need prior to the In-Person Workshop. The content of the modules will be applied and practiced in the Workshops. To begin the e-modules click here.
Step 2 - In Training: successful completion of the Development Coach Volleyball Workshop
This course has been designed to introduce the game of volleyball and basic coaching concepts to novice coaches. Coaches will be expected to participate in a series of learning experiences designed to assist them in improving their volleyball coaching abilities and to have those coaching abilities assessed throughout the course. Successful completion of the Development Coach e-modules is required in order to register for a Development Coach Volleyball Workshop. Click here for a list of upcoming clinics.
Step 3 - Trained: successful completion of Competition: Multi-Sport Modules
- Making Ethical Decisions
- Planning a Practice
The final step in the Development Coach process is the development of a coaching portfolio and the undertaking of a final evaluation. The portfolio includes several assignments:
• Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation
• Making Head Way In Sport (Generic) free online module
• Describing your coaching context
• Developing an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
• Observing another coach's practice session.
Click here to download the Level 1 Portfolio & Evaluation Requirements. Completing the Development Coach portfolio makes a coach eligible for the final phase of the program - final evaluation. This process involves being formally observed during a practice by a Level 2 Certified coach.
Please scan and email the completed evaluation forms to Kelvin Cheng at firstname.lastname@example.org.