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March 01, 2013

USA Archery Expands Opportunities for Coaches

The Para Coach Observer program is a companion program to the Para camps. The intent of the program is to provide coaches an opportunity to observe, learn about, and interact with experienced Para coaches and archers in an active setting.  All Para camps are under the direction of Randi Smith - National Head Coach. You must have current Coach Certification to participate.  

Camp dates:

  • May 2-6, 2013; Chula Vista Olympic Training Center 
  • Sept. 10-15, 2013; Chula Vista Olympic Training Center

To register, visit the USA Archery website: Coaching Opportunities

We continue to offer the Coach Observer program in conjunction with Junior Dream Team camps. Click here for more information: Coaching Opportunities

The Coach Mentor program is designed to provide USA Archery coach members a platform for experiencing the National Training System while working alongside National Head Coach KiSik Lee and Assistant Coach Guy Krueger with the Resident Athlete program.   

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Current USAA Level 4-NTS or higher
  2. USAA membership
  3. Clear background screen
  4. Safe Sport certificate (starting 2014)

Coach Mentor Training opportunities for 2013 are:

  • April 14-21, 2013 - 1 available - deadline for application:  Mar. 1, 2013
  • June 3-10, 2013 - 2 available - deadline for application:  April 3, 2013
  • Sept. 10-15, 2013 - 2 available - deadline for application:  July 7, 2013
  • Oct. 20-26 2013 - 2 available - deadline for application:  Aug. 28, 2013

All training will take place at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center

To submit an application visit the USA Archery website: Coaching Opportunities

For questions about either of these programs, contact:  Sheri Rhodes, srhodes@usarchery.org

The USOC National Coaching Conference will be held June 19-21, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO. Early-bird registration fees are due by April 15, 2013.

Additional information regarding hotel and agenda can be found here: http://www.teamusa.org/About-the-USOC/Sport-Performance/Coaching-Education/Conferences/2013-National-Coaching-Conference.aspx

A Level 4-NTS Coach Course will be offered this year October 27-November 2, 2013, at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.  Course fees:  U.S. participants - $450.00 which includes airport shuttle, room and meals; International participants - $2000.00 which includes airport shuttle, room and meals.  Click here to register: Certification Course Schedule

The NTS Module is an educational course focused on the National Training System (NTS) with some supporting topics.  Course will be held December 2-6, 2013, at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.   Registration is open to coaches and archers who have reached a competitive level.  Course fees:  U.S. participants - $350.00 which includes airport shuttle, room and meals; International participants - $2000.00 which includes airport shuttle, room and meals.  Click here to register: Certification Course Schedule


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