Increase clubs’ junior membership through improvement of school club links
Develop shared coaching structure across network, supporting CCSO’s LCDP
Special emphasis on increasing opportunities for athletes with a disability and their coaches.
Increase the number of coaches and officials across the network
Develop appropriate local competition
Further develop the current agreements in place between Clubs and School Sport Partnerships (x14) to provide activity and support appropriate to the local need.
Deliver the ‘Including athletes with a disability in your athletics club’ course in every network club
Provide publicity materials for Athletic Network
Ensure structured club inductions evenings are delivered across the network
To develop regular County Team awards evenings
Set up Shared Coaching Scheme
To encourage and develop strong annual club championships in partnership with local road running clubs and SSP disability programs To formally encourage athletes and young adults into the day to day running of proactive, forward thinking clubs.
Support the Playground to Podium programme through club coaches involvement in Talent Identification events and CAADC days
Run County Coach + Athlete Development & Performance Squads for U15/U17 athletes and all network coaches
Run county performance squad training sessions specifically for athletes with disabilities
Disability specific training equipment available to athletes performing at Regional and National level
Providing extensive coach development & mentoring opportunities
Dates for the Diary 2012
(details in attachments on right hand side of page)
19th March Athletics Leaders Academy Year 2 Introduction Meeting - Marriotts School, Stevenage 7-9m
24th March Closed Athletics Leaders course - Watford
31st March Steeplechase Athlete/Coach development event - Watford 9-1pm
14th April Come Jump and Hurdle Athlete/Coach development event - Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead 9-5pm
14th April Officials' courses am, practise officiating pm - Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead.
15th April Steeplechase Athlete/Coach development event - Parliament Hill 9-1pm