Coaching Workshop

RCA Learn to Row Coach – Postponed

Starts09May ’20

COVID-19 Update: All in-person coaching workshops have been suspended until further notice. Please see the full announcement from Row Ontario here.

  • Event Dates May 09 - May 09, 2020
  • Start Time 08:00 AM
  • Host Argonaut Rowing Club
  • Venue Argonaut Rowing Club
  • Address 1225 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6K 3C1
  • Location Toronto

Learn to Row:

The RCA Learn to Row Coach Workshop is a NCCP recognized 1-day workshop that is ideal for instructors or coaches working with participants in a non-competitive context. These participants could range in age from 10-65+ and be participating in programs such as summer camp, adult recreational leagues or Learn to Row programs, to name a few examples. After taking this workshop, instructors/coaches will be equipped with lesson plans, appropriate drills, and will know how to better set up equipment to ensure a comfortable and injury-free rowing experience.

The RCA Learn to Row Coach workshop includes classroom curriculum facilitated by a trained NCCP Learning Facilitator, as well as practical experience, in the following areas:

  1. RCA & the New NCCP
  2. Safety Review
  3. Analyze Performance – The Rowing Stroke
  4. Lesson Planning, Structure & Modification
  5. Communication
  6. Teaching & Learning
  7. Rigging & Basic Equipment Maintenance

Upon completion of this workshop (including prerequisites), coaches will be considered “Trained” in the Learn to Row context.  After applying the concepts learned, coaches will complete their coach portfolio and be observed by a trained NCCP Coach Evaluator to become “Certified”.

Workshop Prerequisites:

  • Create an account and register with RCA as a coach
  • Register in The Locker
  • Complete the RCA e-learning module “Coaching – The Essentials”*
  • Complete the NCCP Making Ethical Decisions workshop, including the Evaluation*
  • Complete the NCCP “Coaching Initiation in Sport” eLearning module*

*Available in the eLearning tab in your Locker profile.

Learning Facilitators:

Jurgen Schubert, Lynda Dundas and Cheryl Arends


May 9. Approximately 8am-6pm

Cost: $100 + HST

Course registration closes at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 4.

For more information, please contact Sport Development Manager, Andrea Miller ( or telephone the office at 416-759-8405


Receive 60% of your course fee OR 70% for workshop and evaluation fee back through Quest for Gold! CLICK HERE to apply for a Coach Bursary.

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