National Coaches Week September 23- 30

National coaches week is September 23 - 30. This is your chance to thank a coach for making a difference in your life or the life of someone you know. As well there are some free workshops for coaches offered.

Coaches have a tremendous impact on the lives of athletes. You can thank a coach by saying #ThanksCoach. To do this tweet, Facebook or Snapchat a video with the hashtag #ThanksCoach and tag @SportManitoba in all. Sport Manitoba will retweet, like or share so the word can spread about someone you know.

There are also free workshops being offered during this week. 

FREE WORKSHOPS being offered during National Coaches Week:

(To register for the Sport for Life courses, please email

Ø Managing Conflict – Monday, September 25th, 9:00 – 12:00am, Sport for Life Building (conference center)

Ø Manage a Sport Program – Tuesday, September 26th, 9:00 – 12:00am, Sport for Life Building (Theater)

Ø Making Ethical Decisions- Tuesday, September 26th, 6:30 – 10pm, Sport for Life Building

Ø Mentorship – Thursday, September 28th, 9:00 – 12:00am, Sport for Life Building(Theater)

Ø Concussion- Saturday, September 30th, 10:00 – 11:30am, Sport for Life Building Rm#8

Rural Courses

Ø Communication – Tuesday, September 26th, 6:00 – 9:00pm, Portage la Prairie (to register contact - Stride Place at (204) 857-7772.

Ø Managing Athletes Anxiety & Pre-game planning – Thursday, September 28th, 12:30 – 1:15pm, Lord Selkirk Secondary School, Selkirk REGISTER @

Ø Coaching Athletes with a Disability – free online course available September 21st.

More FREE Stuff

University of Manitoba Bisons Athletic Teams wants to thank all coaches during National Coaches week by giving them a FREE ticket to come to a Bison Game. A ticket voucher will be given to any home Volleyball, Basketball or Hockey game that can be used during the regular season. If Football is preferred, a ticket will be provided for the Saturday October 21 home game versus UBC. For tickets contact

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