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Register for the iCoachKids Conference 3-4 December

Register for the iCoachKids Conference 3-4 December

iCoachKids has announced the 4th Annual International Conference. This will be a free online event which can be booked below:

  • Day One: Preventing Dropout
    Thursday 3 December 2020, 6-8am (NZ Time)
  • Day Two: Talent Development
    Friday 4 December 2020, 6-8am (NZ Time)

Register now and see the full programme.

We appreciate this timing might not be ideal for all New Zealand based coaches, but we encourage you to still sign up so you receive a link to the recording of the conference.

This is a great opportunity to hear from leading coaching practitioners and researchers around the world and learn cutting edge, best practice examples and research on “Preventing Sport Dropout” and “Talent Development”. The programme includes 17 presentations and 22 speakers from nine countries across four continents. This reflects the world-wide spread of the iCoachKids global movement.

Speakers include:

  • Kris van der Haegen, Royal Belgian Football Association, Belgium
  • Dan Whymark, UEFA
  • Adrian Silla, Real Madrid Foundation, Spain
  • Jill Ellis, former US Football Women’s Head Coach
  • Kayan Bool, NOC*NSF, Netherlands
  • Prof. Joe Baker, York University Canada
  • Prof Catherine Woods, University of Limerick
  • Ken Martel, USA Hockey
  • Andy Rogers, Sport New Zealand 

iCK Co-Founder Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial said of the conference:

“We are delighted that we have been able to pull together such a tremendous programme full of world-class speakers. It is a testament to the strength of the iCoachKids Global Movement and the work of the partners and supporters. And the response so far has been fantastic having destroyed all our registration records from previous editions.”

The conference is already reaching capacity with over 2,500 coaches signing up from all five continents. New places have been released, but they will go fast!

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iCoachKids is a not-for-profit global coaching movement that was initiated in 2016. The success of the project has been unprecedented and attracted attention and interest from non-EU nations, International Sports Federations and Global players in health and industry. iCoachKids Mission is to champion child-centred sport by promoting good policy and practice.

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