DATE CHANGE NCEP Silver Coaches College set for Colorado Springs Colo Sept 2 5

By Gary Abbott | Aug. 03, 2009, 8:43 a.m. (ET)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Wrestling will be hosting a Silver Coaches College in conjunction with the U.S. World Team Training camps in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept 2-5, 2009.

This event has been changed to begin one day earlier than previously announced, due to changes in the U.S. World Team Training schedule. Please make note of this change while making plans to attend the event.

The Silver College is required for coaches seeking to achieve Silver Certification within the USA Wrestling National Coaches Education Program., USA wrestling is offering another opportunity to attend a Silver Level Coaches College to its member coaches.

This program is considered the nation's top coaches clinic. The college features instruction from World class technicians and experts in the sport of wrestling. This opportunity allows coaches to grow professionally and develop outstanding performance.

The cost of the Silver Coaches College is $400 which includes the opportunity to examine up close the best wrestlers in the United States, and be able to have personal access to the 2009 USA Wrestling World Team Training Camp.

PLEASE NOTE: Bed space is limited to the first 25 coaches who register. Additional coaches may attend the Silver Coaches College, but they will be responsible for their own room and board.

The only requirements are all participants must be 2009 USA Wrestling coach members, and have completed the Bronze Certification course.

With more questions regarding the 2009 Silver Coaches college contact Sam Barber, Manager of the National Coaches Education Program, at (719) 598- 8181 or at sbarber@usawrestling.org.

TENTATIVE 2009 USA Wrestling Silver Coaches College Schedule
Please note that this has changed from the previous announcement


Wednesday, September 2
5:00-6:00 Registration for Silver College (OTC Ray Essick Room) Sam Barber

6:30 Introduction (OTC Ray Essick Room) Sam Barber

7:00-8:30 How to Run a Bronze Clinic (OTC Ray Essick Room) Sam Barber

Thursday, September 3
8:00-10:00 Wrestling Practice (OTC Wrestling Room) - Mens Freestyle, Women's Freestyle, and Greco-Roman

10:30-12:00 Wrestling Technique (OTC Wrestling Room) - Brandon Slay - Skills and Drills for Practice

1:30-3:00 Classroom Session (OTC Ray Essick Room) - Steve Fraser - Mental Attitude

3:00-6:30 Wrestling Practice (OTC Wrestling Room) - Men's Freestyle, Women's Freestyle, and Greco-Roman

6:30-8:00 Wrestling Technique (OTC Wrestling Room) - Bill Zadick - Freestyle in the World Today (Underhook Series and Controlling - Center of the Mat)

9:00 Social

Friday, September 4, 2009
8:00-10:00 Wrestling Practice (OTC Wrestling Room) - Men's Freestyle, Women's Freestyle, and Greco-Roman

10:30-12:00 Classroom Session (OTC Ray Essick Room) - Kirsten Peterson - Sports Psychology

1:30-3:00 Classroom Session (OTC Ray Essick Room) - Coaches of Excellence - Capturing the Heart of the 21st Century Athlete, Effective ways to Develop Character Training

3:30-5:00 Classroom Session (OTC Ray Essick Room) - Laura Anderson - Nutrition

6:30-7:30 Wrestling Technique (OTC Wrestling Room) - Terry Steiner/ Ike Anderson

7:30-9:00 Wrestling Technique (OTC Wrestling Room) - Zeke Jones - Freestyle in the World Today (Set up series and a balanced attack)

Saturday, September 5, 2009
8:00-12:00 The Incline (Pikes Peak, Colorado)

United States Air Force vs. Nicholls State @ Falcon Football Stadium United States Air Force Academy.
**Tickets cost will not be included in your Silver College Registration Fee

Click here for Silver Coaches College Flyer
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