Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Coaching with an Edge - 2013 Atlantic Coaches Conference

Sport Nova Scotia is offering a two day NCCP Professional Development Event on April 26-27, 2013, in Halifax, NS.  The session format is different than the traditional Atlantic Coaching Seminar but it will benefit coaches involved in High school, Club Rep team, Provincial team, Canada Games, University, National team, Professional programs.

The conference features 25 LEADING EDGE TOPICS INCLUDING:
  • MEASURING PERFORMANCE: Using an objective selection process
  • PRESSURE & EXPECTATIONS: Practical advice on event preparation for coaches

For more information:

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Athlete Assistance - Premier's Athletic Awards

The Department is pleased to accept applications from provincial athletes requesting financial assistance to help offset the costs associated with training and travel to competitions. All relevant information on the Athlete Assistance Program is posted on the NL Government Website at http://www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/sports/index.html

The Premier's Athletic Awards (PAA) is a component under the Athlete Assistance Program and is designed to recognize athletic excellence of the province's elite athletes. Financial support is provided to select athletes to defray the costs incurred through training and competition and must be used for this purpose only.

Seven NLAA athletes were recognized at last year's Premier’s Athletic Awards hosted by the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, May 16, 2012, at the Battery Hotel, St. John's: Jillian Forsey (Kippens), Darcy Buckingham (St. John’s), Daniel Kelloway (Mount Pearl), Jesse Walsh (Tors Cove), Nicole Chan (St. John’s), William Forsey (Kippens), Matt Noseworthy (St. John’s).


Premier’s Athletic Awards Application - Application Form
Elite Athlete Assistance Application -  http://www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/sports/eaap_application%20.pdf

Deadline - received by Friday, January 18, 2013

Submit completed forms directly to the Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA) by Friday, January 18, 2013.
  • via email (preferred) to athletics@nlaa.ca;
  • fax (709) 576-7493
  • mail to NLAA P.O. Box 3202 Paradise NL A1L 3W4

Monday, December 10, 2012

SportNL 2012 Annual Award Nominations

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador (SportNL) is now accepting nominations from Provincial Sport Organizations for the 2012 Annual Awards. Awards are considered for an outstanding event performance or a series of performances in the year of nomination from January - December, 2012. Sport Governing Bodies will be limited to ONE nomination per category. The selection committee may consider additional nominations if necessary.

Deadline - received by Friday, January 11, 2013

Nominations are to be made directly to the Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA) for final nomination to a category. Deadline for complete nomination forms to be RECEIVED by the NLAA is Friday, January 11, 2013.

Completed nomination forms may be submitted:

  • via email (preferred) to athletics@nlaa.ca;
  • fax (709) 576-7493
  • mail to NLAA P.O. Box 3202 Paradise NL A1L 3W4


2012 Annual Awards Nomination Form
Annual Awards Guidelines