In October 2019, at the Bedford Lawn Bowls Club, eleven bowlers took part in training to become Club Coaches at a NCCP Club Coach Workshop facilitated by Carolyn Ulch, LBNS Provincial Coaching Coordinator. These coaches were engaged in the course content which involved modules of learning in: Participant-centred Coaching, Explaining and Demonstrating Bowls Skills, Safety, Long-term Athlete Development, Making Ethical Decisions, Purposeful Games and Practice Planning.
Congratulations and Welcome to the family of coaching: Richard Cobb (Bedford), Henry Ellsworth (Bedford), Doug McLearn (Bedford), Helen Brightman (Cobequid), Marlene Sears (Cobequid), Blaise Donovan (Dartmouth), Gordon Foster (Dartmouth), Sue Ellen Horne (Dartmouth), Ann Marie Siteman (Dartmouth), Mayumi Endo (St. Mary’s) and Dorothy Lynch (Wanderers). Thank you to Brenda Nearing and Carolyn Reeves, Club Coaches, from Bedford who spent the day helping to make the program run smoothly. Thank you to Bedford Lawn Bowls Club for hosting the workshop and for providing refreshments throughout the day.