Golf in Schools in Canada ProvincesRegistered schools Total number of schools % Alberta1451,10113% British Columbia631,3424% Prince Edward Island84219% Manitoba5736615% New Brunswick4522320% Nova Scotia3327911% Ontario5203,91213% Québec3462,34114% Saskatchewan11131035% Newfoundland71514% 1,33510,06713%
Golf in Schools in Québec and Eastern Ontario Regional Associations Number of registered schools Matched with a golf club in 2012 Abitibi15 Eastern Townships40 Lower St. Lawrence13 Mauricie33 Montréal122 Ottawa26 Québec City43 Saguenay53 Total345Goal?
Golf in Schools 346 schools registered in Québec and Eastern Ontario; In the summer of 2011, a $50,000 grant enabled 85 schools to benefit from full subsidy of their program registration; We continue recruiting.
Golf in Schools Our recruiting actions Bougeons ensemble – Phys. Ed. Teachers’ convention Québec PGA tradeshow Expo-Golf Communication with golf clubs and golf professionals …
Golf in Schools Presented by Callaway Program credibility; Increased awareness; Networking – sales representatives; Contribution in designing equipment to introduce the program in high schools.
Golf in Schools How can we guarantee the program’s success… Regional Associations Incite local stakeholders to adopt a school; Match schools with a CN Future Links program; Contact the registered schools – build a network; See the complete list of schools in your region.
Golf in Schools How can we guarantee the program’s success… Golf Québec Training sessions for all participants; Recruiting new schools; Supporting regional associations’ projects; …
Elementary schoolDirectorPhys. Ed. TeacherProfessional-coachAffiliated club St-Jean Sylvain Desruisseaux Yves Phaneuf Pierre Dugas François Bernard Royal Bromont Club de golf Miner Joseph PoitevinSylvie St-LaurentGhyslain Simard Jean-Sébastien Lefebvre Roxton Pond St-BernardinMario Denicourt Francis Vincent Marc Bolduc Jean-Phil Cornellier Marc-Antoine Boisvert Waterloo St-AndréPatrice BeaumontYannick ChoinièreMaxime Paiement Centre Intergolf Cowansville Ste-Cécile de MiltonMichel LabergeSylvain ThibodeauMaxime BarréClub de Golf Miner St-JosephLouise ParentÉric Fournier Luc Deschamps Cèdres Build a network… It’s possible! Eastern Townships Regional Association’s project
Golf in Schools Regional Associations What are your projects? …
CN Future Links Regional Associations Number of coachesActive coaches in 2012 Abitibi4 Eastern Townships8 Lower St. Lawrence3 Mauricie3 Montréal30 Ottawa14 Québec City11 Saguenay2 Total61Goals?
CN Future Links Exceptional and free teaching tool; Enables standardizing all interventions towards junior golfers; An online resource for everyone: participants, parents, professionals, volunteers…
CN Future Links How can we guarantee the program’s success… Regional Associations Incite golf professionals to join the program; Promote the promote towards industry stakeholders; Make sure that registered coaches are active; … Video
CN Future Links How can we guarantee the program’s success… Golf Québec CN Future Links training: recruit and activate; Directory of CN Future Links golf school on website; Support regional associations’ projects; …
CN Future Links Regional Associations What are your projects? … Video – Junior skill challenge
RJT and ICT Regional schedule Regional Associations Confirmed and received dates Complying with proposed models Abitibi Eastern Townships Lower St. Lawrence Mauricie Montréal-SouthJRT Montréal-North OttawaJRT Québec CityJRT SaguenayJRT + ICT
RJT and ICT Age categories Boys and girls Introduction to Competition Tour - ICT 7-8 year olds 9-11 year olds Regional Junior Tour – RJT 12-13 year olds 14-16 year olds 17-18 year olds
RJT and ICT Yardages ICT 7-8 years old (6 holes) Par 3: 60 to 80 yards Par 4: 180 to 200 yards Random course of 6 holes 9-11 years old (9 holes) Par 3: 80 to 100 yards Par 4: 200 to 220 yards Par 5: 240 to 260 yards Total of 1,800 yards +/- 100 yards RJT 12-13 year olds : 6,000 yards (boys) / 5,500 yards (girls) +/- 100 yards 14-18 year olds : 6,500 yards and over (boys) 14-18 year olds : 6,000 yards (girls) +/- 100 yards
RJT and ICT Eligibility conditions To be a member in good standing of Golf Québec – including junior public golfers; Comply with the age requirement of a specific category on the day of the competition; Specification for the ICT Registered in the training program of a golf school and/or be a member in a golf club; Be able to submit a written attestation provided the golf school or golf club.
RJT and ICT Actions to be undertaken… Communication Promote our tours through our communication networks; Recruit volunteers; Incite clubs and professionals to get involved.
RJT and ICT Some tools… Tournament Manual Regional Order of Merit
Inter-Regional Championship September 15 and 16 Host club to be determined 36-hole competition; Groups of 3 regions will depend on respective representation at the Provincial Junior Championship; The well known inter-sectional matches’ model will be used in future years; Regional team of 8 players: 2 girls and 6 boys; Selected based on their ranking on their regional OOM; Training camp organized by your coach; Supervision of athletes in Inter-Regional Championship.
Québec Games Shawinigan 2012 Ms. Jocelyne Bourassa appointed as ambassador of the 2012 Québec Games; From July 31 to August 2; At the Club de golf Le Mémorial – Shawinigan South; 19 administrative regions / 19 coaches / 19 teams. Your role Facilitate the presentation of the Québec Games’ regional finals in collaboration with coaches – Identify a later date in your RJT competition schedule.
Your regional coach Your partner Inform and guide parents, players, and industry stakeholders to stay in line with the LTPD – competition schedule, training, … Build a network with schools that are registered in the Golf in Schools program; Actively use the CN Future Links program; Support his Regional Association by implementing the RJT and ICT; Participate in scouting and evaluating regional talents; Prepare the Regional Team for the Inter-Regional Championship.
Your regional coach Your partner Requirements Be a PGA of Canada member; Have a coaching certification: Coach New Competitors (PGA of Canada); Funding for coaching training Up to $500 for the Coach NC training; Training in collaboration with the Provincial Coach – April 26 and 27 in Québec City. Evaluation of your coach and activity report
Your regional coach Your partner Regional Associations Your Coach Abitibi Eastern Townships Pierre Lallier Lower St. Lawrence Mauricie Jean-François Morand Montréal-South Montréal-NorthMartin Morency OttawaMatt Robinson Québec City Pierre-Luc Bergeron Saguenay
Regional directory Identify a Junior Representative in each golf club Beginning with the list of our member-clubs; Add the contact information of the clubs’ Junior Representatives. Why… Tools to recruit volunteers to support your programs; Improve the transmission of information on our programs in clubs; Promote our success stories. Support… Solicit the help of professionals to find the right people; Inform in regional annual meetings.
Scorecard Current #Your goals Achieved yes/no Development programs Golf in Schools Registered schools in your region25 35 Schools matched with clubs0 4 to 6 6 CN Future Links Learn to Play – Instructor 610 8 Junior skills challenge (qualifier) 1 + 1 Regional development Regional development center 1 1 Select your team Yes Conduct a training camp Yes Competitions RJTImplementation – see Tournament Manual Yes RJT - Initiation to competitionImplementation – see Tournament Manual Yes Inter-Regional ChampionshipParticipate in the Inter-Regional Championship Yes Québec GamesContribute to organizing a qualifier Yes Administration Regional CoachEvaluate your coach Training – Coach New Competitor VolunteersRecruit volunteers6 10 CommunicationsCreate a regional directory Yes
Development camp Objectives Identify talent; Prepare future athletes. The program is composed of 3 flights 2 evaluation camps; 1 training camp; 2 information meetings for parents and athletes; Selection criteria By age group; Ranking on the provincial OOM; Comply with participation criteria of the PJT; Eligible to play in the 2013 Canada Games (based on age); Eligible to play in the Québec-Ontario Challenge.
14-17 year olds Financial support program for athletes – high school level Athletes registered in a Golf-Études program; Supervised by our Provincial Coach. Athletes Élizabeth Asselin and Valérie Tanguay; Hugo Bernard, Cullen Chung, Félix Normand, Maxime Laoun, Jean- Michel Veillette, Étienne Papineau, Éric Marshall, and Jean-François Robert.
18-25 years olds Financial support program for athletes - amateurs Athletes involved in a process leading to excellence; Services covered must be in line with the technical, physical, tactical and psychological preparation; To register in the program, athletes must submit their detailed project to Golf Québec; Projects will be reviewed by a selection committee and chosen candidates could be invited for an interview to be conducted at the Golf Québec office; Candidacies will be accepted until Friday, February 24, 2012.