Side Lines for Tuesday – February 07, 2006

• Free positive coaching workshops offered

• Kamehameha alumni golf tournament set

• Umpires’ meeting planned for Wednesday

• Swim Kaua’i Aquatics signups next week

• Seniors golf tourney set


Free positive coaching workshops offered

The Boys & Girls Club and the Positive Coaching Alliance is offering three free workshops on Friday and Saturday.

All coaches involved with Kaua’i’s youth are invited to attend, but the two-hour workshop is required for all adults coaching in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Hawai’i, including the upcoming Termite basketball league. Individuals who are not certified in 2006 will not be allowed to coach.

Workshops will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center; from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club, Kapa’a Clubhouse (next to the Bernice Hundley Gym on the Kapa’a High School campus); and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.

The workshop teaches youth leaders about becoming a positive influence with the goal of becoming “Double Goal Coaches.” The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national organization, stresses replacing the “win-at-all-cost coach” with the “Double-Goal Coach.” Double Goal Coaches want to win, but more importantly, use sports to help teach life lessons.

Coaches and parents are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call 632-0009


Kamehameha alumni golf tournament set

The Kamehameha Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament tees off Feb. 18 at the Puakea Golf Course with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Entry fee is $75 per person and includes green fees, golf cart, lunch and prizes.

The format is three-person scramble; if you don’t have a team, the committee will find you one.

For more information, call Wes Kaui at 651-1031, Randy Hee at 635-7325, Matt Alamida at 651-9339, Mason Chock at 651-7013, or Greg Enos at 246-0247.


Umpires’ meeting planned for Wednesday

The Kaua’i Umpire Association is holding a general membership meeting for baseball and softball officials at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Koloa Ball-park pavilion.

For more information, call Joe at 635-6877


Swim Kaua’i Aquatics signups next week

Swim Kaua’i Aquatics (SKA), a newly sanctioned United States Swimming team, announces that an informational and signup meeting will be held on Feb. 15 at Island School’s Wiliwili Room.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., and all interested swimming families are welcome to attend.

The start up date for SKA will be March 2 starting at 3 p.m. at Kaua’i High School.

Swim workout days and times will vary depending on age and ability.

For more information, call Coco Baldwin at 346-5272, or Ro Davis at 742-8948


Seniors golf tourney set

The first quarterly Kaua’i Seniors Golf Club tournament will be held Feb. 25 at the Wailua Golf Course.

Entry blanks for registration are available at the Wailua Golf Course.

February 2006 handicaps will be used for the tournament.

Organizers welcome golfers 55 years and older to join the Kaua’i Seniors Golf Club

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