Tag Archives: Group Homes

Softball Season in Full Swing

6 Aug

Doc Wayne’s softball programming is deep into the summer season. Players and coaches have been “Playing to the Whistle” all season working on both their athletic and do the good® skills. A season within the Therapeutic Sports Program, softball is played in addition to soccer, basketball, and flag football.

Doc Wayne Girls Softball 2013

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Doc Wayne Trains Coaches from SBYD and Treatment Settings

14 Sep

Doc Wayne hosted a Coach/Youth Worker do the good curriculum training on Friday, September 7th at the Susan Wayne Center of Excellence (Thompson, CT). For the first time, the training combined coaches and youth workers from multiple settings including:

  • Residential Treatment
  • Outreach and Tracking
  • Group Homes
  • Sport-Based Youth Development

In addition to being trained in Doc Wayne’s therapeutic life skills curriculum, do the good, the participants engaged in teambuilding exercises and networked during active training to learn strategies from each other’s work in the field and application of do the good.

Kristen Rasmussen Tarr, a former WNBA star and current Simmons College Women’s Basketball Head Coach, was on hand to share her playing and coaching experiences with the group.

Coaches returning to training, received sport psychology training from Doc Wayne GM Rebekah Conway Roulier, Ed.M. on visualization and relaxation techniques to use for themselves as well as their team. Roulier and Doc Wayne Executive Director David Cohen, both former college soccer players, ended the day with a soccer skills clinic to prepare the coaches for their upcoming season.

For information on upcoming trainings please email info@docwayne.org.

Video of coaches participating in teambuilding at training: