Sports Path Awards 2015
Sports Path has announced that it will be providing an Award of $1,000 for the Youth Soccer Club that has developed the best Online Learning Network to support the development of coaches at their club
In addition Sports Path will publish a directory of “Good Practice in providing Online Learning Networks “This will feature all those clubs that entered their Network
The Purpose of this award is to promote the use of the internet by clubs to support the development of their coaches
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- Which clubs are eligible to apply?
Any Non Professional Soccer Club that can display its content for coaches in English
- What is the application process?
Register the Online Network here
Application is FREE
All applications will be acknowledged
The closing date for applications for the 2015 Awards is October 30th 2015
- What are the Evaluation Criteria?
The key aspects that will be considered by the Judging Panel focus on usage and engagement of the coaches and include the following issues:
- Establishing the needs of coaches
- Developing an Online Learning Network Plan
- Selecting the Appropriate Online Tools to use to build the Network
- Creating Coaches’ PULL to use the Network
- What is the award?
- First Prize $1,000 cash
- Award Certificates for The Winning Club and Top 5 Finalists
- Who is on the Judging Panel?
Members of the Judging Panel for the 2015 Sports Path Awards are as follows :
Ricky Clarke: Director of Coaching, Georgia Rush Youth Soccer Club, Atlanta, Georgia, USA & creator of www.rickymastercoach.com
Andrew Donnery: Executive Director, Freemont Youth Soccer League and CEO Elk Grove Youth Soccer League, California, USA and Development Advisor to the Football Association of Bermuda
Siggi Eyjólfsson: Assistant Coach Lillestrøm Sportsklubb, Norway and former Technical Director of the Football Association of Iceland
Vince Ganzberg: Grassroots Coaching Education Consultant for the US Soccer Federation, Chicago, USA
Nick Hallam: Director of Coaching, Lonestar Soccer Club, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Chris Hamblin: Girls Director of Coaching, NEFC Soccer Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA & Assistant Coach, Harvard University Women’s Soccer Team
Dr. Lee Hancock: Professor California State University & Director of Education LA Galaxy, California, USA
Piet Hubers: Technical Director Grassroots Indian Super League Football, Technical Instructor Grassroots UEFA and former Technical Manager KNVB (Dutch FA)
Tyler Isaacson: Founder and CEO www.youthsoccer101.com, New Jersey, USA
James Lambert: Director of Coaching, Blacktown City FC, Sydney, Australia
Scott Lieber: Founder and CEO of iSoccer https://playisoccer.com,Seattle,USA
Rahim Mohamed: Founder & Editor of Coaching the Global Game Magazine and Technical Director of Byron Soccer Club, Ontario, Canada
Rachel Pavlou: National Women’s Football Development Manager for the English & UEFA Women’s Football Development Expert Advisor
Rob Sherman: Technical Director, New Zealand Football Association & former Head of Coach Education for The Football Federation of Australia
Tony Waiters: CEO and Founder of www.worldofsoccer.com ,Vancouver,Canada & former Head Coach of the Canadian National Team,Vancouver Whitecaps and Plymouth Argyle FC