Upcoming Webinar - Working with Parents in Sport with Gordon MacLelland

28th May 2021, 12:00pm | National

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Join the last of our 2021 Club Support Webinars "Working with Parents in Sport with Gordon MacLelland"onWednesday 2nd June from 6.30pm to 7.45pm

How to register

Gymnastics Ireland will provide each member club with 2 places for this webinar free of charge.To register please reply to the e-mail sent directly to your club secretary with the name of your 2 attendees.

  • Date & Time: Wednesday 2nd June from 6.30pm to 7.45pm
  • Registration deadline: Tuesday 1st June 2021

About this webinar

ENGAGE - Coach Education Workshop

How to build positive relationships with your gymnasts’ parents.

  • What is ‘Parental Engagement’?
  • Where do you fit and what is your role?
  • Aligning yourself between organisation and parent
  • The importance of your role on the ground
  • How can you improve your communication and relationship with parents?
  • How can you get the parents in your team more actively and positively engaged?

Who is it for

Coach focused but also applicable to club owners, managers, secretaries and Club Children’s Officers.

About the speaker

After 20 years working as a teacher and coach to all age levels from under-7 to adults, Gordon set up Working with Parents in Sport, whose mission statement is ‘to support organisations, parents and coaches in working together to provide children with the best possible sporting experiences’.

He is the author of three books including ‘Engage’ – A coaches guide to building positive relationships with your athletes’ parents. His clients include over 10 National Governing Bodies worldwide, the Youth Sports Trust and UK Coaching.

In January 2021, Gordon delivered a workshop at British Gymnastics Performance Pathway Symposium.

Supported by our insurers Marsh, our range of upcoming 'Club Support Webinars' is part of the '2021 Gymnastics Ireland Webinar Series'. These online events are specifically designed to support developing the operational capacity & efficiency of our clubs, most of which now operate as Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The webinars will be led by key industry professionals plus GI staff/officials.

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