sport clinicianThe Clinician's Workshop is a "train-the-trainer" program designed to teach recreation directors and youth sports administrators the fundamentals of conducting the Rutgers SPORT Program — Supportive Parents On The Right Track.

The Rutgers SPORT Program addresses the following issues:

  • The Role of Winning in Youth Sports
  • Effective Communication
  • Setting a Good Example
  • Supportive vs. Pushy Parenting

The Clinician's Workshop is specifically designed for adult learners and will cover:

  • Administration/Teaching Tools & Techniques
  • The Rutgers SPORT Program Lesson Plans

Following attendance at the Clinician's Workshop, instructor candidates must pass a take-home exam (minimum passing score of 90%) to become eligible to teach the program. Thereafter, Clinicians must teach the clinic at least once/year to retain their certification.


Individuals attending the Clinician's Workshop receive:

  • The Rutgers SPORT Program on Powerpoint
  • Instructor's Manual
  • Sports and Your Child - 64 page guidebook
  • Clinician's Shirt - mailed following successful completion of exam


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Stay tuned for our "What's New" Tab where we will be sharing the latest research in Youth Sports along with Coaching Tips and Newest Legislation Laws in New Jersey!

With the new 5th Edition SAFETY Course being released in 2018, Clinicians will need to be taught how to instruct the new course. Returning Clinicians and Aspiring Clinicians Click Here to view schedule for the Workshops.

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