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Deadline to submit workshop proposal for Coaches Summit extended to Oct. 14

October 10, 2019 – FYI

The deadline to submit workshop proposals for the 2019 Coaches Summit: Connect. Play. Change The Game has been extended to Monday, October 14 at 4:30 p.m. The all-day summit provides a day of professional development and connection for youth coaches in Juneau and around Southeast Alaska. It’s happening November 9 at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The keynote speaker is John O’Sullivan, founder of the Changing The Game Project and author of several books on coaching youth sports.

Organizer Zach Gordon Youth Center is still looking for workshop presenters for the summit. Areas of interest include trauma-informed coaching, culturally responsive coaching, creating positive relationships with families, identifying substance abuse in youth, program management, behavior management, and inclusive coaching for youth with disabilities.

To present at the summit, submit a workshop proposal by Monday, October 14. Registration to attend the Coaches Summit is currently open.

For more information, contact City and Borough of Juneau Youth Services Manager Jorden Nigro at 907-586-0456 or jorden.nigro@juneau.org.