Programme - CoachSG Conference 2019

CoachSG Conference 2019

CoachSG Conference 2019

14 Oct 2019 Event Programme
  08:15 – 09:00 Registration & Breakfast
  09:00 – 09:15 Opening Address by Guest of Honour - Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community & Youth
  09:15 – 09:45 Presentation of tokens of appreciation + Outstanding Sports Coaches Award (OSCAs)
  09:45 – 10:45 Keynote 1: Mr Brendan Spillane - Bridging Leadership Intention and Impact in Complex Times
  10:45 – 11:15 Tea Break
  11:15 - 12.15 Keynote 2: Ms Hayley Cheryl Harrison - Knowledge, Skills & Experience in Coaching... is this enough?
  12:15 – 13:15 Lunch & Movement Time
  13:15 – 14:45


Breakout Sessions* 
Theme A

A1 - ‘Training Principles and Monitoring Strategies to Optimize Performance’
Joel Pang & Abdul Rashid Aziz, Singapore Sport Institute

A2 - ‘Balancing the Art and Science of delivering Mental Skills in the Daily Training Environment’
Joyce Koh, Singapore Sport Institute



Breakout Sessions* 
Theme B

B1 - ‘Adapting and Modifying Sport for All: Inclusion spectrum incorporating S.T.E.P.S.’
- Mohammad Herman Zailani, Isa Haleem & Mohamed Zainudeen, Football Association Singapore






Breakout Sessions*
Theme C

C1 – ‘3 Leadership Secrets for the Modern Top Coach’
Bernhard Lieder, Athleaders

C2 - ‘Developing fundamental movement skills in children – Should youth coaches adopt an isolated or an integrated approach?’ 
Dr Swarup Mukherjee, NIE (PESS) 

C3 - ‘Building a Winning Culture for your Sports Teams’
Siti Adibah & Neo Ah Geok, St. Hilda’s Secondary  
  14:45 – 15:15 Fruit Break & Movement Time
  15:15 – 16:45
Breakout Sessions* 
Theme A

A3 - ‘Enhancing Coaching using Technological Tools and Data’
Woo Mei Teng, Republic Polytechnic





Breakout Sessions* 
Theme B

B2 - ‘Practical approach to non-sports Specific core exercises for ALL Athletes.’
Mr Jensen Zhang, Institute of Technical Education (ITE)

B3* - ‘Adapting and Modifying Sport for All: The TREE Concept’ - Danny Ong, Singapore Disability Sports Council
*Participants are to be dressed in swim attire for this session


Breakout Sessions* 
Theme C

C4 - ‘Introduction to Nonlinear Pedagogy: Coaches as Learning Designers’
Clara Tan & Lee Wung Yew, PESTA

C5 - ‘Adopting SOTS in Coaching Youths & Children’
- Benjamin Tan, Physical Education & Sports Teacher Academy (PESTA)

C6 - PIGs (Problems, Interests and Gaps) in Coaching
- Hayley Harrison, Sport Ireland Coaching


  17:00 End of Day 1 Programme
 15 Oct 2019 Event Programme
  08:45 – 09:30 Registration & Breakfast
  09:30 – 10:30 Keynote 3: Mr Ang Peng Siong
  10:30 – 11:00 SportCares Communities of Care: Joining Hands to Transform Lives Through Sport
  11:00 – 11:30 Break & Movement Time
  11:30 – 13:15
Breakout Sessions* 
Theme A

A4 - ‘IoT on Coaching: The Use of Wearables’ – Edwin Shen & Adrian Low, Garmin & Institute of Technical Education (ITE)

A5 - ‘Structuring Progressive Speed and Agility Training for Athletic Development and Sport Performance’
Hidayat Osman, Football Association Singapore



Breakout Sessions* 
Theme B

B4 - ‘Inclusion In Sports: Understanding and Engaging Persons With Special Needs In Physical Activities’
John Seetoh

Breakout Sessions* 
Theme C

C7 - ‘Use of Visible Thinking Routines in Youth Coaching’
– Hanif Abdul Rahman, PESTA

C8 - ‘A Leader’s 101 Decisions’
- Lim Leng Er and Tan Ai Chin, Republic Polytechnic

C9 - ‘Speaking with Candour AND Care’
– Brendan Spillane

  13:15 – 14:15 Lunch
  14:15 – 15:00 Panel Discussion: Coaching Better Every Day: Shaping the Key Future
~ Moderated by Azhar Yusof, Head CoachSG
  15:00 – 15:15 Closing Address – Azhar Yusof, Head, CoachSG
  15:15 – 15:30 Feedback
  15:30 End of Conference


Theme A - Openness: Staying open & connected
Coaches should aim to cultivate a growth mindset and be innovative in meeting with different challenges every day. Staying connected includes applying the best knowledge and practices, contributing your best to the sporting community and challenging yourself in every possible way.

➤ Sport Science & Technology as Game Changer

Theme B - Inclusiveness: Sport Without Boundaries
Sport is inclusive and everyone can play. Every participant/athlete is unique and every coaching experience is different. Make the most of your coaching sessions to illustrate the positive impact that sport has on who we are as a cohesive nation of diverse communities.

➤ Inclusion and Differentiation


Theme C - Self-Determination: Overcome, Evolve & Change with the Times
Coaching is about supporting someone to realise their best sporting potential and imparting character and life skills. Marrying each generation with its unique characteristics and finding a fitting instructional strategy can be hugely challenging for most. Come learn how you can adjust the sails even when you cannot control the winds.

➤ Coaching Pedagogy
➤ Professional Coach as Multiplier 

CoachSG Conference 2018 - Coaching Better Every Day
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