CLUB STREAM SCHEDULE
Note: Schedule is subject to change.
Friday, January 12th
|5:00pm - 6:00pm||REGISTRATION|
|6:00pm - 6:05pm||WELCOME/OPENING REMARKS|
|6:05pm - 7:05pm||SESSION #1A KEY NOTE - RAISING YOUR COACHING GAME
Join Heather as she provides examples from her own developmental pathway regarding the lessons she has learned on her path from athlete to National Team coach. She'll share the keys to coaching success and share how to build a successful program.
|7:05pm - 8:20pm||SESSION #2A - BLUEPRINT FOR AN ELITE HITTER
During this session, Jeff will walk you through the minds of the games greats hitter (Mullaley, Shailes, Gonzalez and more). You will learn what these great hitters do to prepare for a full season of international play. Jeff will outline an eight (8) month seasonal plan covering prep work, video analysis of common faults & fixes, situational hitting, hitting with a plan, information collection, picking pitchers and much more.
|8:20pm - 8:30pm||BREAK|
|8:30pm - 9:30pm||SESSION #3A - NEXT LEVEL DEFENSE||HEATHER TARR|
Saturday, January 13th
|8:00am - 9:00am||REGISTRATION|
|9:00am - 10:00am||SESSION #4C - BRANDING 101: BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR CLUB GROWTH
Your brand is so much more than a logo... it is made up of “a thousand tiny gestures” that leave a lasting impression on every person it meets. Join us for an interactive workshop to delve into the core essence of your club’s brand and drive member engagement, retention and acquisition.
|10:00am - 11:00am||SESSION #5C - RESILIENCY, GRIT & MENTAL TOUGHNESS
When it comes to experiencing adversity, there are several terms that tend to get used interchangeably: mental toughness, grit and resilience. Come and learn from Dr. Toogood what the differences are between these qualities, why they are important to develop in your players and practical examples of how you can train these qualities in practice and game settings. You will also learn how to monitor the development of these qualities over the course of your season and what your role is in that development.
|DR. ADRIENNE LESLIE-TOOGOOD|
|11:00am - 11:15am||BREAK|
|11:15am - 12:15pm||SESSION #6C - BUILD AND RETAIN MEMBERSHIP THROUGH COACH TRAINING - GREAT COACHES ARE DEVELOPED
The secret to strong retention of players and families is providing strong coaching. Lise Jubinville, Softball Canada Manager of Coaching Services and Jean Boyd, Softball BC programme coordinator will explain how, with the assistance of the Coaching Association of Canada and NCCP training, your club can develop great coaches at every level.
|LISE JUBINVILLE & JEANA BOYD|
|12:15pm - 1:30pm||LUNCH|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||SESSION #7C - PROTECT YOUR ASSETS
Financial risk management & fraud protection. Money to run programs is hard to come by, this session will show you ways you can help protect your club from fraudsters and thieves. What happens if your club is the victim of a theft? This session will offer ways to protect your club from a variety of potentially catastrophic situations.
|ZEONE ANDRIJASZYN & PEDRO CATALAN|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||SESSION #8C - CAAWS WOMEN ON BOARDS FOR ORGANIZATIONS WORKSHOP
This workshop, created by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), will provide insightful information on how to create an inclusive Board culture, on the value of women on your Board and on strategies to assist in overcoming some of the challenges of recruiting more women.
|3:30pm - 3:45pm||BREAK|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||SESSION #9C - 3 KEYS TO PLAYER AND COACH RETENTION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION
How do we build and maintain healthy softball clubs? This session will examine three key areas, early player development programmes, strong coach training with the coach development committee and how to bring softball into the schools.
|JONI FREI & JACKIE DESILETS|
|4:45pm - 5:45pm||SESSION #10C - MAKING TOURNAMENTS GREAT - HOW TO MAKE YOUR TOURNAMENT A "MUST ATTEND" EVENT FOR EVERY TEAM (PANEL DISCUSSION)
We have assembled four experts in running great tournaments, who will share their ideas and experience. For both the new and veteran tournament directors, sharing ideas on finding sponsors, getting your community involved, those added pieces that make the event special, how to plan a draw and what to do when something inevitably goes wrong. The panel includes two long time softball tournament organizers, Jake DeWitt and Dave Harris, Robyn Hughes from Richmond Sport Hosting, an expert on grants, sponsorship and working with your community and Kyle Williams, currently the Championships Coordinator for Baseball BC. He is responsible for coordinating all aspects of provincial championship tournaments including: scheduling, rules, discipline, and eligibility. He also trains and supervises on-site Technical Directors to administer tournaments. Kyle brings 20 years of experience within the baseball community to his role that includes umpiring, coaching, and administrative roles on local community association executives as well as with provincial organizations. Kyle is an elementary school teacher in Coquitlam.
|JAKE DEWITT, DAVE HARRIS (SSWRMSA), ROBYN HUGHES (RICHMOND SPORT HOSTING) & KYLE WILLIAMS (BASEBALL BC)|
|5:45pm - 5:50pm||CLOSING REMARKS|
|5:50pm - 7:00pm||DINNER BREAK (ON YOUR OWN)|
|7:00pm - 8:30pm||MENTORING SESSIONS
Round #1 (30 mins): Each table will be assigned a topic, a facilitator for that topic and a recorder to take notes. Each table will be numbered. Coaches will pick the table/topic they are interested in for Round #1. Facilitator at each table will lead discussions (ask questions, provide info, engage coaches at table) regarding the topic for 30 minutes. A recorder will take notes regarding the discussions/answers and these notes will be shared after the event.
|8:30pm - 10:00pm||COACHES SOCIAL EVENT AND TRADE SHOW
Softball Summit participants are invited to stay and socialize with other participants over a drink and snacks as they visit the tables of our Tradeshow Exhibitors. We will be drawing for various prizes and some exhibitors will be offering Show Specials available to only those in attendance.
Catering: Cash Bar and Snack provided
Sunday, January 14th (BC Sport Leadership Conference)
|9:00am||BELIEVE: STRATEGIES & PRACTICAL TIPS TO BUILD CONFIDENCE IN INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS||NATALIE COOK|
|10:15am||MENTAL WELL BEING FOR LEADING A MEANINGFUL LIFE||DR. ADRIENNE LESLIE-TOOGOOD|
|11:30am||BRUNCH - Sunday Brunch service provided|
|12:45pm||SUCCESS SECRETS: THE 5 MOST IMPORTANT POINTS I'VE LEARNED FROM 40+ YEARS IN COACHING & BUSINESS||TERRY LISKEYVICH|
|1:30pm||COACHING THE MODERN DAY ATHLETE||CINDY BRISTOW|
|2:45pm||PEAK PERFORMANCE: SUSTAINABLE HIGH STANDARDS FOR EXCELLENCE||JENNIFER BOTTERILL|