The NEW BC Athletics Blog – Subscribe to receive updates by email

January 30, 2010

This Blog is BC Athletics new communications vehicle to bring you the latest news on the sport of Athletics in BC. It replaces the former weekly BCA Bulletin.

You can receive email notification whenever new items are posted, by subscribing to the Blog.

To subscribe, enter your email address in the box on the right. You will receive an automated message from To confirm your subscription, follow the instructions in the message.

You can choose to receive email notifications from the blog either
Immediately, whenever a new entry is posted; or
Daily, as a summary of all entries posted each day; or
Weekly, as a summary of all entries posted each week.

If you choose to receive Daily or Weekly summaries, use the Settings option to define the time of day, or day of the week, you wish to receive notifications.

Upcoming Grant Deadlines

September 29, 2016

Full Story:

Registration Now Open for 2016 BC Cross Country Championships

September 27, 2016

Full Story:

BC Youth Endurance Weekend, Victoria, Oct 7-9

September 23, 2016


Celebrating Coaches Week!

September 21, 2016

Full Story:

Lifestages Lower Mainland Road Race Series Wraps Up

September 20, 2016

Full Story:

Athletics Canada Organizational Review Survey, Deadline Oct 17

September 19, 2016

Full Story:

Upcoming Run Jump Throw Wheel Learning Facilitator Training

September 19, 2016

Attention Clubs with Track Rascals programs!

Do you require RJTW Instructor courses once or more per year?

Do you have trained and/or certified RJTW instructors currently delivering programs at your club?

Then YOUR CLUB would benefit from an “in-house” Learning Facilitator (Coach Developer) to deliver training to your club members!

Having a trained RJTW Learning Facilitator at your club enables you to primarily:

  1. Provide training to your older athletes at your club to deliver Track Rascals programs 
  2. Host your own RJTW instructor courses at your convenience (no need to schedule another LF to come and deliver)
  3. Set your own registration costs (if any) for your members to attend courses 

What do you need to do before taking the RJTW Coach Developer training? 

  1. Have taken a RJTW Instructor Course 
  2. Been Evaluated instructing a RJTW lesson to children

Check out the Coach Developer Pathway HERE for more information on the steps

The general criteria for  becoming a RJTW Coach Developer (Learning Facilitator) 

  • Coaching experience in a competitive coaching situation.
  • Teaching and facilitation experience in an adult education environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the new NCCP structure.
  • Ability to apply the principles of adult learning in facilitating the Workshops.
  • Subject matter expertise in the various modules offered in the Instructor – Beginner Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel context.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of and clearly articulate how to apply the content, reference materials, and the learning process to achieve the various learning outcomes.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of and competence in the use of the technology e.g. computers, internet.
  • Ability to lead a learning situation using effective communication and presentation skills such as listening, clarifying, reflecting, questioning, reviewing and debriefing.
  • Ability to engage learners.
  • Values diverse perspectives, opinions, and ideas.
  • Models behaviours that are consistent with the NCCP Code of Ethics, the Fair Play Principles, values, and philosophy.
  • Work as a team member with other Learning Facilitator’s (LF) and program administrations to affect ongoing development of the program.
  • Demonstrates professionalism as a coach educator

The next RJTW Learning Facilitator (Coach Developer) Training is October 21-22 in Burnaby.

Please contact Meghan Butterworth if you would like more information on this training or have someone in mind that would like to attend!

E:  P: 604-333-3554