The intent of this monthly newsletter is to provide resources and assistance to Coaches throughout the Province. This newsletter will be a joint venture with all 7 ASDC centres in the province contributing their knowledge and resources.

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November 2017 - On the field or in the courts

October 2017 - Keeping Sport Fun For All

September 2017 - Mistakes: They should refine – not define – young players

August 2017 - The Difference Maker in Athletic Success

July 2017 - How to Praise your Athletes

May 2017 - Retaining Experienced Coaches

April 2017 - Coaching better every season

March 2017 - How to be an athlete-orientated coach

February 2017 - Key factors of LTAD

January 2017 - Practice doesn't make perfect

December 2016 - Happy Holidays

November 2016 - What makes a great coach

October 2016 - Coaching Services

September 2016 - National Coaches Week

June 2016 - Communicate your expectations clearly to your athletes

May 2016 - Coach, are your players “fungible”?
April 2016 - TRANSFORMATION on the Bench
March 2016 - Clarifying Process and Outcomes in Mental Skills
February 2016
 - Individual Measures of Performance Across Competitive Targets
January 2016 - Flourish


December 2015 - Never Give Up: Athlete Development for Life
November 2015 - Catching People Being Good
October 2015 - “Empowering our Kids and Athletes to Reach Their Potential”
September 2015 -“Empowering our Kids and Athletes to Reach Their Potential” with Shawnee Harle
August 2015 - Concentrate on what's Important
July 2015 – Linchpin: Are you indispensible?
June 2015 - Leaderful: Set the Example
May 2015 - Coaches, get Rosetta Stone Language Training  for Free
April 2015 - Register for the Sport Related Concussion Session
March 2015 - Register for the Sport Related Concussion Session
February 2015 - Register now for the Adapted Physical Activity Symposium
January 2015 - 2015 Year of Sport in Canada

December 2014 - Coach Development Grants for Central Alberta Coaches
November 2014- Get your head in the game!
October 2014 - CAAWS Workshops in Edmonton & Calgary
September 2014 - Seven Reasons to Unplug Your Music
August 2014 - New job opportunities
July 2014 - How to De-brief After a Loss
June 2014 - Job Opportunity with ASDC Central
May 2014- Watch ASDC Central's New Video
April 2014 - Watch ASDC Central's New Video
March 2014 - In A Slump? Avoid This Deadly Mental Game Mistake
February 2014 - Coaching: Trained vs Certified
January 2014 - Mental Skills