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The CA Has Introduced Two New GC Coach Grades

[<<] [>>] by Jonathan Isaacs [^] -> bottom
8th March (CA Official News)

Two new coaching categories will be introduced from the 2017 onwards:

Grade 3 Elite Coach

A new category of Grade 3 GC Elite Coach will be created:

Anyone deemed to have sufficient and relevant coaching experience may be appointed as an Elite coach at the discretion of the Coaching Committee, providing they have previously served as a senior coach. Applications are made to the Chairman of the CC and supported by

  • a written appraisal of the applicants coaching involvement at senior coach level and record
  • Playing experience at A class level or better for a period of not less than 3 years prior to the application being made*

Grade 2 GC Senior Coach

The new category of Grade 2 GC Senior Coach will be created.

Anyone deemed to have sufficient and relevant coaching experience may be appointed as a Senior coach at the discretion of the Coaching Committee. Applications are made to the Chairman of the CC and supported by

  • A written appraisal of the applicants coaching involvement and record, either as a qualified CA coach at whatever level, or relevant coaching experienced gained informally
  • Playing experience at A class level or better for a period of not less than 2 years prior to the application being made
  • Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of GC rules to Referee standard. The Examining Coach as his/her discretion may require the applicant to sit the GC Referees Exam

Any applicant who may have limited or negligible coaching experience may be approved as a probationary Senior Coach for a limited period of 12 months, after which, and pending the production of a suitable coaching and playing record, the appointment may be confirmed.

Club Coach and GC Grade 1 Coach

The criteria for these are as the existing criteria for a club coach and a GC Coach respectively.

For full details, refer to Becoming a Coach in the coaching section.



 

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