Online courses you can take this Fall

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October 7, 2020
C License Course
Goalkeeping Coach Diploma
2021 Ontario Cup
Government Announcement
WISE Fund Grant
Respect Group
FAQ #9
Play ON! Spotlight Series
National Youth Club License
Community Coach Workshops
Match Official Videos
Register your Participants
Community Coach Workshops
Online Coaching Courses
Marius Roevde
Dr. Nick Bontis’ at Ontario Soccer Summit
Match Official Panel Discussion
Road to 2026 panel
Safe Sport Panel
Willie McNab
Norm O’Reilly keynote
Kelly Murumets keynote
Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan video
Events
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Registration is now open for the last online C License Course of 2020
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce a new National C License course, to be delivered online, with an in-person date taking place at the Ontario Soccer Centre, at a date to be confirmed.

The course includes online and in-person education. For the in-person portion of the course, attendees will be required to observe regional public health and safety protocols, while properly socially distancing and wearing appropriate personal protection equipment.

Click here to find out more about the C License Course and how to register.

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The Goalkeeper Coach Diploma Course is available online this Fall
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Ontario Soccer is excited to announce the upcoming Goalkeeper Diploma Course, which will be a combination of Online Learning and a one day in-person, practical session to be held at the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan, Ontario.

This Goalkeeper Coach diploma course is produced by Ontario Soccer and it combines theoretical and practical components of developing goalkeepers.

Click here for more information on this course and how to register.

Watch more about the Goalkeeper Coach Diploma.

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2021 Ontario Cup rule change on division eligibility
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The Ontario Cup is open to teams from Under 13 to Senior Open. Previously teams were only permitted to enter the Ontario Cup in the division in which they were registered.

This Ontario Cup Competition Rule has been reviewed and will be changing for the 2021 edition of the Ontario Cup.

In 2021, teams that enter the Ontario Cup, must enter the division which matches the League age and division which the team is competing in.

Click here for more on this change to the Ontario Cup.

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Government of Ontario announcement on Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region
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The Government of Ontario announced that it was taking steps to curb the spread of COVID-19 in what it has deemed as ‘hotspot’ communities.

The declaration of these hotspot communities comes with tighter public restrictions on restaurants, gyms, workplaces and other meeting spaces.

Ontario Soccer is reviewing the announcement with Government Health and Sport officials and will provide further information, if needed, on any impact to Ontario Soccer’s Return to Play protocols, for those regions.

Click here for more information.

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Apply for one of 30 WISE Fund grants to help women in sport
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With the support of Sport Canada, the 2021 WISE Fund will grant 30 organizations $2,500 to advance gender equity in Canadian Sport.

The program aims to create equitable opportunities for women and girls to participate and lead in the sport system and achieve gender equity in Canada.

Applications open Oct. 13 and close Nov. 9.

Click here to learn more about the initiative and how to apply.

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RESPECT Knowledge Network Survey Invitation
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Ontario Soccer are exploring the opportunity to expand its relationship with Respect Group, providers of the RESPECT programming to our soccer community since 2012.

This would include providing all Ontario Soccer members with free access to the proposed RESPECT Knowledge Network. which will be the go to place for shared work and access to resources regarding the prevention of Bullying, Abuse, Harassment and Discrimination (BAHD behaviours) and the associated impacts on mental health.

Click here to read more about this initiative and take a short survey to help shape this new platform.

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If you have questions about Return to Play, check out our latest FAQ
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Ontario Soccer has prepared the following additional FAQ #9 in response to the recent expansion of modified competition in the Return to Play – Phase 2 and questions brought forward by membership.

This FAQ has a specific focus on those questions relevant to the Ontario Soccer’s Return to Play and Plan – Phase 2 expansion.

Click here to read this FAQ.

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Play ON! Spotlight Series – Featuring: Oak Ridges Soccer Club
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Following an unprecedented shutdown of sport worldwide, Ontario Soccer is continuing to return to the pitch. The Play ON! Spotlight Series is a Return to Play campaign designed for the membership to help drive awareness and registration as Clubs, Academies, Districts Associations and Leagues Return to Play this summer and fall.

This campaign will help build communities, increase health and wellness, excite our members, and reinvigorate participation. We are calling upon the Ontario Soccer membership to inspire and unite the soccer community as Ontario Returns to Play.

There will be challenges and it may be different than we remember, but the most important thing is that we move the game forward together. Unified in our return, we will all Pitch in, Play ON! with the game we love.

This week, we speak with the Technical Manager from Oak Ridges Soccer Club on how they are managing through Return to Play, the challenges, the successes and the smiles.

Click here to read this week’s Play ON! Spotlight Series.

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Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program announces 15 new recipients
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Canada Soccer has announced five new National Youth Club License holders, including one in Ontario.

Niagara Falls Soccer Club, which was introduced as the 30th OPDL License Holder, has now been granted a National Youth Club License.

Click here to read the full announcement from Canada Soccer.

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Hosting of Practical In-Person Community Workshop Training
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce that starting on Sept. 18, 2020 the Community Coaching Workshop hosts are now able to commence the coordination of the practical, in-person training component.

Community Coaching Workshop hosts can access the Safety Guide for Coach Education on the Ontario Soccer Host a Coaching Course webpage.

Click here for more information on the Safety Guide.

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Match Officials can watch these Entry Level and Small Sided Videos
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Ontario Soccer has developed additional resources to help Match Officials get ready for a Return to Play.

The Match Official Development Department has created a series of Entry Level Videos and Small Sided Videos to aid officials in their development.

Click here to watch the Entry Level Videos.

Click here to watch the Small Sided Videos.

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Reminder to register your participants for outdoor and indoor
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Ontario Soccer is reminding and encouraging Districts, Clubs and Academies to continue, or commence, registering their members into OSCAR, Ontario Soccer’s official registry, as part of the Return to Play directives.

This ensures our member organizations have proper insurance coverage and access to Ontario soccer member services.

Click here to read more about how to keep your participants and organization safe this summer and fall.

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Community Coach Workshops are now Available Online
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce that the Community coaching workshops are now available online.

To ensure that the Community Coaching Workshops are more accessible and to allow greater flexibility on when these courses can be delivered, the coaches will be able to work at their own pace to complete the course material.

Online learning is now available for Active Start, Fundamentals, Learn to Train and Soccer For Life.

Click here for more information on these courses and how to register.

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Want to be a Game Leader this summer? How about getting your start as a goalkeeper coach?
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Not sure what to do with yourself during the COVID-19 shutdown? Why not continue your coaching education during the break so that you can come back sharp?

Game Leaders play an important role in enabling children to have fun competing in a small side game environment. Click here for more information and how to take this online course.

Or if you’re interested in goalkeeping, why not get your start as a goalkeeper coach with this course, which can also be taken online? Click here for more information and how to take this online course.

Also, Ontario Soccer has compiled a list of online coaching courses which can be taken at your pace and from home.

Click here for the list of all the Online Coaching Courses.

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WATCH – The goalkeeping session at Ontario Soccer Summit
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer is releasing select videos from keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions.

Today, we are sharing the on field session from Marius Roevde. A professional goalkeeping coach and Executive Director of Richmond FC, Roevde took guests through a detailed and informative goalkeeping technical presentation which is sure to spark the interest of any goalkeeper and goalkeeping coach.

Click here to watch the session.

Click here to take Ontario Soccer’s Online Goalkeeping Coach Certificate.

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WATCH – Dr. Nick Bontis’ session from Ontario Soccer Summit
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer is releasing select videos from keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions.

Today, hear from Dr. Nick Bontis, the Vice-President of Canada Soccer, on how he sees the game moving forward in Canada, what we can do better at a grassroots level and how to deal with information bombardment in the digital age.

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to watch the Dr. Nick Bontis session from Ontario Soccer Summit.

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WATCH – One Call, Four Angles – A Match Official Panel
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As Ontario’s Match Officials continue to prepare for the outdoor season with their online learning, Ontario Soccer is sharing another Match Official Panel Discussion from the Ontario Soccer Summit.

In this panel, the game and decision-making all come into play from different perspectives thanks to guests Scott Bowman (Canadian Premier League Match Official), Caroline Szwed (Sportsnet Host and Former Player) and Anthony Capotosto (Toronto FC Academy Director.)

The three have an open discussion regarding the view of decisionm-making from the eyes of a Match Official, Player and Coach.

Click here to watch this Panel Discussion.

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WATCH – The Road to 2026 panel discussion
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer is releasing select videos from keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions.

Hear from some of the sport’s biggest leaders in Canada on where the game is going, what we can do on the Road to 2026 and the impact hosting a World Cup will have on Canada.

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to watch.

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WATCH – The Safe Sport Panel discusses how to protect athletes
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer is releasing select videos from keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions.

Today, we are sharing the Safe Sport Panel discussion on athlete safety. Moderated by Canada Soccer’s Jason de Vos, a group of sport leaders tackled the issues we face as a sport and how to make sport safer for everyone.

Click here to watch the session.

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WATCH – Willie McNab’s on-field session at Ontario Soccer Summit
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer is releasing select videos from keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions.

Today, we are sharing Willie McNab’s engaging on-field session giving attendees a look at the ‘Celtic Way.’

Click here to watch this session.

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WATCH – Dr. Norm O’Reilly’s keynote speech on sport data
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer is releasing select videos from keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions.

Dive into Dr. Norm O’Reilly’s keynote speech where he looks at the sport trends of today and tomorrow and goes deep on data and who is moving the needle in sports.

Click here to watch Dr. Norm O’Reilly’s keynote speech.

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WATCH – Kelly Murumets keynote on the female leaders in sport
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The Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 may be over but the learning opportunities will continue for the next month.

Ontario Soccer will be releasing videos from select keynote speeches, technical sessions and panel discussions over the coming weeks.

Plunge back into the keynote speech of Kelly Murumets, the former CEO of Tennis Canada and CEO and ParticipACTION spoke about her high-level career in sport as a female leader and a variety of wise tidbits to take back to their communities.

Click here to watch Kelly Murumets Ontario Soccer Summit keynote speech.

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WATCH – Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan: Reflections and Ambitions
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Ontario Soccer announced its 2019-2021 Strategic Plan early in 2019.

At the Ontario Soccer Summit, delegates got a first look back on the recent successes at Ontario Soccer and a deeper dive into the areas Ontario Soccer will target over the next three years.

Click here to watch the Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan: Reflections and Ambitions.

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