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Welsh Athletics Conference & National Awards Weekend 2019

The Vale Resort in Hensol in the Vale of Glamorgan will welcome athletes, coaches, officials and clubs from across Wales over a two-day Welsh Athletics Conference & Awards Evening next weekend.

It starts on Saturday 19th October with the Annual Clubs and Run Wales Conference in the daytime followed by the Celebration and Awards Dinner in the evening.

The next day, it will be the turn of the National Coaching Conference on Sunday 20th October.

2019 has been a fantastic year for the sport in Wales with more clubs and groups making themselves great, coaches and leaders providing athletes with the opportunity to improve, athletes performing exceptionally on the International stage and, our inspirational volunteers playing a vital part in the development and delivery to the sport. October 19th and 20th will celebrate and continue the successes.

 

SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER / DYDD SADWRN 19EG HYDREF

WELSH ATHLETICS ANNUAL CLUBS AND RUN WALES CONFERENCE:

Welsh Athletics have recently announced that Svend Elkjaer (Sports Marketing Network) will be back in 2019 to headline the club conference, and will return to present on practical tips and ideas which clubs, groups and individuals will take forward to develop their activities.

- Breakfast Run - an opportunity to stretch your legs and have a friendly, social run before the conference starts.

- A range of speakers and presenters covering key topics to help support all roles across the sport.

- Club and Group workshops sharing best practice and interacting in a positive, progressive environment.

- Drop-in club support clinics

- The opportunity to hear from and interact with members of the Welsh Athletics and Run Wales teams.

- Practical tips and ideas for all delegates to take away.

 

SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER / DYDD SADWRN 19EG HYDREF

WELSH ATHLETICS CELEBRATION AND NATIONAL AWARDS DINNER 2019:

- A chance to celebrate everything good that has happened across the sport over the last 12 months and the presentation of the Annual Awards across all categories: Clubs, Groups, Volunteering, Officiating, Coaching and, of course, the Athlete of the Year Awards.

 

SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER / DYDD SUL 20FED HYDREF

WELSH ATHLETICS NATIONAL COACHING CONFERENCE:

Featuring a range of International presenters and performance focused workshop sessions. The day will navigate the challenge of supporting the long term development of athletes at all levels with a focus on working together to develop and share good practice.

Key topics include:

- 3 x Olympic Medallist Kelly Southerton will deliver the keynote speech.

- Athlete retention session - with this means for the sport.

- Practical coaching workshop offers across all event groups (speed, endurance, jumps and throws).

- Interactive opportunities to grow knowledge and skills within the technical aspects of coaching.

- Coaching Styles workshop - how to create engaging and effective training environments.

- The launch of Coach and Athlete Development Programmes.

- An opportunity to hear from and interact with new Welsh Athletics National Talent Development Coordinators.

 

To book your place at the Welsh Athletics Conferences & National Awards weekend on 19/20 October, go to https://www.bespokeentries.co.uk/awards-dinner-and-conference-weekend/

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