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“We are delighted to have SMART Way Forward delivering a series of CPD coaching workshops to our squash coaches around the country, beginning with those in the Eastern Region. We are always looking to help our coaches develop their skills and knowledge so they can ensure their players are able to perform successfully at the highest level”.
Mark Williams
Senior Regional Manager, England Squash & Racketball- East Office

CPD Business & Coaching Conference 2013: programme

8.30am – 9.30am Registration and networking. Tea and coffee
9.30am – 9.45am Welcome to the SMART Way Forward CPD Business & Coaching Conference
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward
9.45am – 9.55am Welcome to Lee Valley Athletics Centre
Mick Bond, Centre Manager
9.55am – 10.00am A few words from our Gold Sponsors
10.00am – 10.30am Keynote Address: How Lee Valley Regional Park Authority is developing sport and business within the region
John Birch, Assistant Director, Parkland & Venues, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
10.30am – 11.15am Inspiration: From good to great. What does it really take to become an Olympian?
Bryan Steel, British Cycling Olympic medallist
11.15am – 11.30am SMART time, refreshment break and networking
11.30am – 12.30am Choice of SMART CPD Business & Coaching workshops
Business Workshop:
Corporate image and public perception – making your marketing and advertising work for you
Tim Purvis, Managing Director of Bentley Holland & Partners and Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director of SMART Way Forward
Coaching Workshop:
Coaching skills – recognising potential and nurturing talent effectively
Dr Matt Long, Volunteer Endurance Coach, Birmingham University AC
12.30pm – 1.30pm SMART energising, lunch and networking
1.30pm – 2.30pm Choice of SMART CPD Business & Coaching workshops
Business Workshop:
How to use social media effectively within sport and business
Ian Wakefield, Sport Nottinghamshire
Coaching Workshop:
Getting the best out of your athletes or players when delivering a coaching session
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director of SMART Way Forward
2.30pm – 3.30pm Choice of SMART CPD Business & Coaching workshops
Business Workshop:
How to attract new members and customers to your club
Dave Wright, CEO, CFM MYZONE
Coaching Workshop:
The role of a County Sports Partnership (CSP)
Rob Hardwick, Coach Development Manager, Herts Sports Partnership
3.30pm – 3.45pm SMART time, refreshment break and networking
3.45pm – 4.45pm Choice of SMART CPD Business & Coaching workshops
Business Workshop:
Using the right communication at the right time to help you generate amazing sales results
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward
Coaching Workshop:
Life after championship sport – what happens next?
Annie Page, Director of Essentii and ‘Annie Page’s Point of Transition’
4.45pm – 5.15pm Closing Address: How sport can change lives and inspire a nation
Steve Trew, London 2012 Olympic Stadium Commentator and Performance Coach for British Triathlon
5.15pm – 5.30pm SMART summary and close
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Business Workshops will take place in the Ron Pickering Suite and Coaching Workshops in the Seminar Room.

Conference Speakers and timings were correct at the time this programme went to press. Although every effort will be made to ensure they remain as above,  please be aware that there may be some minor changes on the day. Thank you.

Download a pdf version of the conference programme here

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