Welcome to Varsity Coach Leader Specific Training

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Training Continuum for Varsity Coaches
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Youth Protection Training Varsity Fast Start Training This Is Scouting Varsity Coach Leader Specific Training
± Setting Out ± Mountaintop Challenges ± Pathways to Success

‡ Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
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Session One: Setting Out 3 .

The Aims of Scouting ‡ Character development ‡ Citizenship training ‡ Mental and physical fitness 4 .

What a Varsity Coach Must Be ‡ A role model ‡ A friend to young men ‡ An example. wearing the uniform 5 .

What a Varsity Coach Must Know ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Young men are the leaders Team method The skills to deliver the Scouting promise The resources: training. literature 6 .

What a Varsity Coach Must Do ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Give direction Provide coaching Support Empower Have fun 7 .

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The Team Committee 9 .

The Team Meeting ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Warm-up (preopening) Opening Team business Skills instruction Closing Wrap-up 10 .

Team Meetings and the Varsity Coach ‡ Support and guide the team captains ‡ The Varsity Coach¶s Corner ‡ Review plans for the next meeting 11 .

Role-Play One: Before the Meeting« 12 .

Role-Play Two: After the Meeting« 13 .

Role-Play Three: Teaching the Team Captain« 14 .

³We Did It Ourselves.´ 15 .

When it comes to working with members of your team. what are your greatest concerns? 16 .

Keys to Team Leadership ‡ Be a good listener ‡ Provide positive reinforcement ‡ Match leadership styles to the needs of Varsity Scouts 17 .

giving positive reinforcement ‡ Delegating ± Letting Varsity Scouts do it with minimal supervision 18 .Four Styles of Varsity Scout Leadership ‡ Directing ± Instructions to be followed here and now ‡ Coaching ± Dialogue. learning by doing ‡ Supporting ± Referring to resources.

Role-Play Four: Leadership Styles for Working With Young Men 19 .

What Scouting Can Provide a Young Man ‡ Sense of belonging ‡ Achievement and recognition ‡ Self-esteem ‡ Self-confidence ‡ Self-discipline ‡ Self-reliance ‡ Healthy interaction with others 20 .

Team Leaders¶ Meetings ‡ Plan team¶s program ‡ Assess team¶s progress ‡ Address new ideas and concerns 21 .

Role-Play Five: The Team Leaders¶ Meeting 22 .

Role-Play Six: The Team Leaders¶ Activity Review 23 .

Session One Summary ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Role of a Varsity Coach Team organization Team meetings Listening and styles of leadership Team leaders¶ meeting 24 .

You can deliver the promise of Scouting! What will your action plan be? 25 .

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