CONNECTING COACHES EVENT - 3RD EDITION

Already for the 3rd  time  Optimist Coaches will meet  for 3 days of   practical and theoretical workshops, sharing of experience and ideas, work with the best athletes, insights from TOP experts in the atmosphere  where  everyone can share and grow - all together!  This  year -  just before   Trofeo Claudio Team Race regatta  

CONNECTING COACHES  EVENT

3rd edition

Already for the 3rd  time  Optimist Coaches will meet  for 3 days of   practical and theoretical workshops, sharing of experience and ideas, work with the best athletes, insights from TOP experts in the atmosphere  where  everyone can share and grow - all together!  This  year -  just before  Trofeo Claudio Team Race regatta giving a possiblity to put in the action  the new  ideas right away with your team :) 

WHEN:  24-26 September  2024 -  just before Trofeo Claudio Team Race Regatta 

Trofeo Claudio Team Race is organized by the same sailing club where the coach event will take place. More information at https://www.campioneunivela.it/regate/2024/optimist-teamrace-trofeo-claudio/ 

OUR MODERATOR COACHES

The topics will be encouraged and discussions will be supported by our  world class coaches:

PAVLO DONTSOV

Coach  of one of the world’s best teams in 2022 - Ukraine team (Silver team in the Worlds,   numerous podiums and victories  in an international regattas)  and one of most titled sailor Sviatoslav Madonich.

SANTIAGO LOPEZ

One of the most experienced  coaches  working with many talented and  recognized sailors. Master’s degree in Sport Science, currently head coach  of the Helsingfors Segelklubb (Finland).

SPECIAL GUEST COACHES

MICHELE RICCI      

One of the  most noted  international  judges, specialized  in ‘RULES COACHING’, leading  expert  of  Italian  Optimist Association and GAN team. By being expert of team e match race he has given a significant contribution  to lead Italian teams  to the TOP  results  in an  international  level.

MARCELLO MERINGOLO

Optimist coach since 1998 and currently coach of the Italian National Team which is one of the most winning team in international competitions over the last years. One of the best coaches in the Optimist class landscape. World Championship Team race winners 2023

TECNICIAN

CLAUDIO DEMARTIS    

Owner of CD Sails, founder of Olimpic Sails. Sailor of many successes at a national and international level, winner of 3 world championships. Sail making  experience  of more than 40 years,  expert  and advisor of  the newest  technical features and combinations of Optimist sailing equipment. 

WORK ORGANIZATION

The schedule will be organized including the following didactic methods:

  • Round Table discussions

    The moderators will open the discussion about the topics and display an engaging lesson that will end up in a mutual exchange of opinions.

  • Try and explain method
  • Video briefings
  • Technical speeches
  • Direct feedback - Coach to Athlete and Athlete to Coach
  • Plenty of water sessions  to test and see  in action all the ideas :)
  • Special sessions of our  Guest coaches

Also this year, together with Michele Ricci and support of Marcello Meringolo we will continue  to deep dive in the Team Racing topic  

 

LOCATION:  CAMPIONE UNIVELA (LAKE GARDA)

The training is organized in Campione Univela Hostel in Via Riccardo Cozzaglio 1, 25010 Campione del Garda, Italy  www.campioneunivela.it   Surrounded by trees and mountains on Lake Garda's shores, around 5 km. from Limone sul Garda and 19 km from Riva Del Garda, with a private beach, equipment and structure for the water sports. The rooms feature a balcony with mountain or lake views, TV, air conditioning, internet and private bathroom.

Getting There – we have not foreseen the organized  transport , but if somebody needs a help to get in the location from Riva Del Garda  or Limone   sul Garda-  just let us know , we will be happy to see if we can give a support

 

TOPICS, COSTS AND REGISTRATION WILL BE PUBLISHED HERE FROM  17 JUNE