Coaching conference

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The 2014 Lewis and Harris Sports Coaching Conference takes place on Saturday 27th September 2014. This year’s conference key note speaker is Scottish Athletics new Director of Coaching, Rodger Harkins. Rodger has worked with high profile athletes over the years and is well known for his work in developing Scotland’s 400m and 4x400m star Lee McConnell. As well as being our key note speaker, Rodger will be delivering our Athletics workshop.

The workshops are;

Athletics - tutored by Scottish Athletics Rodger Harkins; Basketball - tutored by Basketball Scotland’s Adrienne Hunter; Football - tutored by SFA North Development officer Peter Budge; Shinty - tutored by sportscotland Regional Manager Garry Reid; Kayaking - tutored by SCA officer Willie McLeod; Rugby - tutored by SRU Regional Club Services Manager Brian Bell.

This conference is a great opportunity for our local coaches to further enhance their coaching skills and knowledge on their doorstep.

The conference starts with registration from 9.45am at the Caladh Inn, and then the coaches will attend their selected workshops at 10.30am at either the Lewis Sports Centre or All Weather Pitch. After a light lunch, the coaches will be able to attend the Highland Institute of Sports practical strength and conditioning session in the Lewis Sports Centre before heading back to the Caladh Inn to listen to our key note speaker Rodger Harkins. The conference will conclude at approx. 5.15pm.