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National Fastpitch Coaches College Session Scheduled for Oklahoma City
The next session of the National Fastpitch Coaches College will take place May 24-26 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Course 108 - Coaching Observation & Participation will be offered at Oklahoma Christian University. In addition, course work will included observation of selected games at the Women's College World Series at Don E. Porter Hall of Fame Stadium.
Instructors for Course 108 include Sharon Drysdale, Director of National Fastpitch Coaches College. Drysdale is a 30-year coaching veteran who recently retired as head coach at Northwestern University. With a Ph.D. in Physical Education, Drysdale combines her academic background and NCAA coaching experience in developing a curriculum that focuses on interactive learning environments.
Also serving as instructors are St. Thomas University (Minn.) head coach John Tschida and Cheir Kempf, owner of Club K and Company, Inc., in Tennessee.
HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM THE NATIONAL FASTPITCH COACHES COLLEGE
A new concept in fastpitch coach training, the National Fastpitch Coaches College is designed specifically FOR COACHES BY COACHES. You'll travel the road to your own SELF-IMPROVEMENT and COACHING COMPETENCY, while learning:
* "How to teach," not just "what to teach"* Ways to connect with your athletesand get more out of them* What it takes to develop the leader within you* How to add more numbers to the win column through in-depth exploration of advanced tactics and strategies* Tips to prevent burnout and stay on a path to spirited coaching.
FOUR-STAR MASTER COACH PROGRAM
Through the NFCC's Four-Star Master Coach Program, you will meet a professional national standard for coaching performance, while increasing your marketablility as a professional in the fastpitch coaching ranks. The program consists of four levels, beginning with a One-Star Master Coach certificate and ending with a Four-Star Master Coach designation.
* One-Star Master Coach -- Complete coursework and pass testing in two courses.** Two-Star Master Coach -- Complete coursework and pass testing in four courses.*** Three-Star Master Coach -- Complete coursework and pass testing in six courses.**** Four-Star Master Coach -- Complete coursework and pass testing in eight courses.
For more information, e-mail the NFCA or call 573/875-3033.