PROGRAM MANAGER: Nour Fathy email@example.com
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Coastal FC is excited to offer an inclusive soccer program for children with disabilities. Coastal FC’s Champions Program is offered to boys and girls who are 7 to 18 years of age and is suitable for all participants with special needs. This program will be led by professional coaches/staff and Volunteer Junior Coaches who will provide a supportive and passionate environment for participants to have fun and develop their soccer skills. Our Volunteer Junior Coaches will provide participants with one-on-one support as “Big Buddies”.
Champions Program will have a primary focus on individual participation where each participants along with their “Big Buddy” are able to participate in different stations. Some of our exciting stations will include dribbling and relays, passing competition with targets, a shooting station to score as many goals as you can or a games field station to play against other participants! Individuals can choose to stay at one activity for the duration of the session or move from one station to the next. Our main goal is to ensure that all members in the community have an opportunity to participate in their favourite sport!
PROGRAM DETAILS: Participants aged 7-18 years old (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002)
One indoor training session each week lead by Professional Coaches & Staff
“Big Buddies” Junior Coaches providing one-on-one support for all participants
Parent participation may/may not be required; however, parents must remain present at all times.
All Champions Participants will receive an official t-shirt
Minimal equipment required (We will have all equipment); appropriate running shoes or soccer cleats only; shin guards are recommended but not required.
LOCATION: BMO Coastal Soccer Centre, South Surrey Athletic Park
DURATION: The spring program will run from the week of May 3rd, 2020 through to the week of June 14th, 2020; with breaks during traditional holiday breaks.
Victoria Day (May 16-18)
"BIG BUDDY" VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OUR CHAMPIONS PROGRAM
Do you have some extra time you would like to spend on the soccer field?
Are you looking for hours towards your Grad Trascript?
Do you enjoy working with kids?
If this interests you, and you would like to be a “Big Buddy” please apply below.
Please read below before signing up to become a Big Buddy for this program. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Nour firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers - What do you need to be a ‘Big Buddy'?
You must be 15 years of age or older in the year 2020
Available to attend all sessions (each session is approx 1 hour in length) If you cannot attend a session, we must be notified well in advance so that we have ample time to find a replacement for that day. These children require stability therefore if prior to the start of the program, you know that you will miss 4 or more sessions maybe this isn't the volunteer opportunity for you.
Must be outgoing, energetic, patient and be open to having lots of fun
Fill out our volunteer application HERE
Education Assistants Needed for our Champions Program
We are looking for three keen and reliable individuals to assist with our inclusive soccer program for children with disabilities. You will be a key member of a team of passionate professionals committed to inclusion and diversity. This position is ideal for Education Assistants, Behavioral Interventionists and soccer enthusiasts.
If you are interested in applying for this paid position, please see the Job Posting HERE
BMO COASTAL SOCCER CENTRE: The BMO Coastal Soccer Centre recently opened for play in the spring of 2019. This brand new, indoor facility is one of the only facilities of its kind in the lower mainland, owned and operated by Coastal FC. This $5 million state of the art indoor soccer facility provides the best possible environment for footballing excellence within the province. With weather elements being identified as a major barrier to player development in Canada, the BMO Coastal Soccer Centre is the largest purpose-built facility of its kind in the Lower Mainland and sets a new standard for player development facilities within the country. The inspirational environment, which is free from the harsh elements of the Canadian weather, allows Coastal FC to focus on a player development strategy that aims to produce the next generation of high performance, professional, and national team players. The combination of FIFA approved 3G turf, indoor training, professional coaching, and an innovative curriculum creates a developmental experience like no other.