Leigh has dedicated his life to sport. He has taught in the department of Physical Education and Kinesiology at Grande Prairie Regional College for the past 40 years retiring in 2016. In his time at the College, Leigh served as the chair of the department for 9 years as well as the athletic director for three years. He has presented at professional conferences and has taught people about mental skills related to coaching performance. Leigh not only teaches, but has been an asset to the coaching world. In 1984, Leigh founded the wolves’ volleyball club where he was the club director for 25 years. He has held a number of volleyball camps and has coached teams at the provincial and national level. Leigh’s involvement in coaching has lead him to become certified through the NCCP as a multisport course conductor, learning facilitator, advanced learning facilitator, master learning facilitator, and program evaluator. He has been a multisport course conductor for over 100 courses and is still actively involved with the NCCP, assisting with coach development. In addition to all his work with the NCCP, Leigh is also the president for Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association, president for volleyball Alberta and chair for Grand Prairie Sport Council.
This workshop is a requirement and first step for anyone interested in leading NCCP training. A Learning Facilitator should have the appropriate knowledge, skills, and attitudes to facilitate workshops using a competency-based approach. In addition, they serve as contributing members of the community and ambassadors for the NCCP. This Core Training Workshop will include the following modules: Overview of the workshop and the NCCP, Functions of a Learning facilitator, Elements of an Effective Learning Activity, Stages of Group Development, and Nature of the Group.
This is a full day workshop with an hour and half break for lunch.
*Participating NCCP Certified Coaches and Coach Developers will receive 25 NCCP PD Points!