2017 Sailing Instructor Clinics


Registration for these clinics will be available March 1 at https://albertasailing.checklick.com

2017 Instructor Course

Fundamental Clinic: Cost:   $250.00 (Location Glenmore Sailing Club)

Friday April 14th               6-9 p.m.

Saturday April 15th          9a.m-5 p.m.

Sunday April 16th             9 a.m-5 p.m.

DESCRIPTION: The Fundamental clinic is the on land theoretical
component of coaching theory for sailing instructors. This is a required
course to becoming an instructor at any level. Students will be taught basic
coaching theory informed by the National Coaching Certification Program
(NCCP) through a variety of exercises, activities and lectures. This is the
1st course of 2 required to become an Sail Canada certified Sailing
Instructor.

Technical Clinic 1/2 (The Institute) Cost $450.00 (Location Glenmore Sailing School)
Friday May 12th-          6-10 p.m (Coach Boat Safety Technical and Land Components)

Saturday May 13th        9a.m.-9 p.m Coach Boat Safety

Sunday May 14th          9 a.m-9 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Friday May 19th           6 p.m-10 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Saturday May 20th      9 a.m-9 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Sunday May 21st          9 a.m.-5 p.m (Wetfeet Module)

Monday May 22           9 a.m-5 p.m. (Evaluations)
DESCRIPTION: The INSTITUTE is a course combining Coach Boat Safety,
CANSail ½ Technical Component, and the Wetfeet sailing module. There
is also an evaluation at the end of the course to move students from a
“trained” to “certified” status for their CANSail ½ coaching level. The Course
runs over two weekends and is a comprehensive course in on-water
coaching. This is the final course required to become a sailing instructor.
Students are required to have a valid PCOC license onsite as well as
Standard First aid/CPR.

CANSail  1/2 3/4 Evaluation ONLY:             Cost $100.00  (Location Glenmore Sailing School)

Monday May 22nd             9 a.m -5 p.m

DESCRIPTION: This is an evaluation ONLY for instructor candidates who
have taken a CANSail Technical clinic ½ or ¾ but have not achieved a
“certified” status. Candidates will be assigned a land and water lesson,
ahead of time, and will be evaluated on their teaching/coaching ability.

Coach Boat Safety Recertification ONLY:     Cost $100.00 (Location Glenmore Sailing School)

Saturday May 13th             9 a.m – 5 p.m

DESCRIPTION: This is for sailing instructors whose coach boat safety
certification has EXPIRED and are looking to re-certify ONLY. This is not
for candidates who have previously not taken this course.

CANSail 3/4 Clinic:                Cost $250.00  (Location Glenmore Sailing School)

Friday June 23                       6 p.m – 10 p.m.

Saturday June 24th               9 a.m. -9 p.m.

Sunday June 25th                 9  a.m – 5 p.m.

DESCRIPTION: This course is for instructor candidates who are looking to gain certification at a CANSail ¾ level. This weekend course will outline teaching techniques and methods specific to CANSail ¾ material. There will be an evaluation to move students from a “trained” to “certified” status
at the end of the clinic.

Fundamental Clinic Edmonton    Cost    $250.00 (Location to be Announced)

Friday June 2nd                  6-9p.m.

Saturday June 3d                 9 a.m. -5 p.m

Sunday July 4th                   9 a.m. to 5 p.m

DESCRIPTION: The Fundamental clinic is the on land theoretical
component of coaching theory for sailing instructors. This is a required
course to becoming an instructor at any level. Students will be taught basic
coaching theory informed by the National Coaching Certification Program
(NCCP) through a variety of exercises, activities and lectures. This is the
1st course of 2 required to become an Sail Canada certified Sailing
Instructor.

Technical Clinic 1/2 (The Institute) Edmonton – Cost $425.00 (Location to be announced)

Friday June 16th   6 -9 p.m. (Coach Boat Safety and Land Components)

Saturday June 17th  9a.m – 9 p.m (coach Boat Safety)

Sunday June 18th    9 a.m -9 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Friday June 23d     6-10p.m    (Tech 1/2)

Saturday June 24th    9 a.m – 9 p.m. (Tech 1/2)

Sunday June 25th  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.    (Evaluations)

DESCRIPTION: The INSTITUTE is a course combining Coach Boat Safety
and CANSail ½ Technical Component.  There is also an evaluation at the end of the course to move students from a “trained” to “certified” status for their CANSail ½ coaching level. The Course
runs over two weekends and is a comprehensive course in on-water
coaching. This is the final course required to become a sailing instructor.
Students are required to have a valid PCOC license on site as well as
Standard First aid/CPR.

Club Race Officer Course

ALBERTA SAILING ASSOCIATION

IS PLEASED TO PRESENT A

CLUB RACE OFFICER COURSE

ON

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 AND SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2017

AT GLENMORE SAILING CLUB

 COURSE CONDUCTOR:  PETER VAN MUYDEN

 COST $60.00

THIS COURSE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO RUN RACES WITH CONFIDENCE AT YOUR CLUB.

 COURSE WILL START EACH MORNING AT 9:30 A.M.

 IF YOU CAN ONLY ATTEND THE FIRST DAY YOU WILL RECEIVE THE ASSISTANT RACE OFFICER LEVEL AND COURSE COST WOULD BE $30.00

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH, COFFEE AND DONUTS WILL BE PROVIDED EACH MORNING

 TO REGISTER PLEASE CONTACT

FIE HULSKER

 info@albertasailing.com

 or

403-271-2445 (home)

403-827-5578 (cell)

ALL CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED

Peter Van Muyden honored

Peter Van Muyden has been named Sail Canada’s Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year.

The Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year Award was established in 2015 when Volvo Cars of Canada commenced support of the national award, in place since 1991. This award recognizes volunteers for their outstanding contributions to sailing activities at Sail Canada member clubs, Sailing Schools and Regattas. The contribution can be related to activities by the candidate(s) over a period of years or to a specific event or program during a particular year.

2017 ASA Board of Directors

2017 Alberta Sailing Association
Board of Directors

At the recent Alberta Sailing Association Annual General Meeting, the following people were elected to serve on the Alberta Sailing Association Board of Directors.

President                                 Tim Griggs (Glenmore Sailing Club)

Treasurer                                Ron Hewitt (Glenmore Sailing Club/FACS)

Secretary                                 Ian Leitch (City of Calgary)

Director at Large                    John Cormack (Newell Sailing Club)

Director at Large                    Stacey Gibb (Wabamun Sailing Club)

Director at Large                    Mark Lambert (Disabled Sailing Alberta)

Director at Large                    Garry Chan (Calgary Yacht Club)

John Cormack is a member in good standing of Newell Sailing Club.  John is in charge of all the maintenance and storing of ASA equipment,

Stacey Gibb is a member in good standing of Wabamun Sailing Club and her interests are in the Race Management side of sailing as well as developing more Judges in Alberta.

Mark Lambert is the Commodore of Disabled Sailing Association of Alberta.

Garry Chan is a member in good standing of the Calgary Yacht Club and his interest is in building a strong youth racing program in the province.

Three of our 2016 Board members have stepped off the Board, but we would like to thank Michael Hooper, Kelsey Stroppel and Braden Gray for their service and contributions, especially during our Strategic Planning sessions.