Oswego Youth Basketball Coaches to Attend SUNY Coaching Certification

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Oswego, N.Y. – The Oswego Youth Basketball Association has scheduled a coaching certification course with the SUNY Youth Sports Institute for Tuesday, October 19th. The course is scheduled to begin at 6:00pm at the McCrobie Civic Center located at 41 Lake Street, Oswego and is expected to last approximately 2.5 hours. Dr. Liz Kelly, director of the Health & Physical Education program at Monroe Community College and SUNY Youth Sports Institute instructor, will be teaching Tuesday night’s class.

The Oswego Youth Basketball Association has been serving the boys and girls of Oswego age 6 to 18 for nearly 30 years. The Association is made up of four different leagues which are specified by age group. The four Leagues available are the Pee Wee League, the Junior League, the Senior League, and the Major League. For more information regarding the Oswego Youth Basketball Association visit http://www.oyba.com.

The SUNY Youth Sports Institute expects to add 15+ coaches to its list of over 6,000 certified members Tuesday. If you are interested in becoming a SUNY Youth Sports Certified Coach you can register online for this course at the cost of $20 or find future training dates at http://www.youthsportsny.org/eregistration.html.

About the SUNY Youth Sports Institute

The SUNY Youth Sports Institute has been chartered by the State University of New York to assist local communities in creating sustainable and positive sport environments for children throughout New York State. The Institute’s seven module coaching certification curriculum addresses topics of serious concern for coaches; adult volunteers; and health, education and youth advocates. In a single, two-and-a-half hour training session, the SUNY Youth Sports Institute offers training and certification in a set of minimum standards to non-school youth coaches across all youth sports. Since March 2008, the SUNY Youth Sports Institute has trained and certified over 6,000 youth sport coaches in towns and cities across New York State. These coaches come from all areas of sport and span a wide variety of ages.