Coach In Training (CIT) Program
OFFERED AUGUST 13-26, 2023
With over 20 years of leadership development under our belt, Elite Camps believes in growing our own leaders. Athletes that have enjoyed our programming, buy into our culture are the prime candidates we are looking for to develop into our future staff.
The program is based on a two-week session designed for candidates aged 15/16 who have just completed grade 10.
The Ideal Camper for this Program
The Coach in Training (CIT) program is ideal for any male or female who has just completed grade 10. We are looking for athletes that are eager to continue the commitment to build their leadership experience, are committed to excellence in their life, have a passion for basketball, and a willingness to share that passion with kids in hopes of one day joining our coaching staff.
Athletes Learn the importance of:
Success Criteria for Their Role
LEARN HOW TO:
Hear & Use Feedback
Recognize a Teammate
Contribute to a Meeting
Connect with People
Create a great experience for others
Deal with Pressure
Create a Game Plan for Success
Athletes will learn how their experience in sport can be used to create success in their life.
CITs participates in our ongoing Game Planning Tool so they will have an ongoing understanding of their personal leadership achievements and performance over the week.
During the first week, the program will focus on equipping CITs with the tools needed to be successful as a coach in the cabin at camp and build their basketball instructional teaching techniques to become effective coaches on court.
During the second week, CITs will be assigned to a specific staff mentor & team. Their assigned staff will act as their mentor and help work on their game plan tool. This part of the program will allow the CITs an opportunity to put into practice the skills they have developed. During this time, CITs will become an active member of the counseling staff team. While gaining practical experience, they will:
assist with basketball skill instruction
assist with the supervision of day & evening activities alongside their assigned mentor
assist in cabins at camper bedtime
assist with the supervision of campers at meal times
Leadership and counselling skills will be applied in practical situations by:
supervising campers in both small and large groups
dealing with homesick campers
handling minor discipline situations
helping organize and deliver camper activities
acting as a positive role model and mentor
Program provides letter confirming 20 hours of community service completed
How to Apply
Apply using the "Counsellor in Training Application Form" and submit a resume
Confirm an interview time
(you will receive an email after applying)