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NEW: Baseball Academy and Fitness & Performance Course

Posted on Apr 29, 2019

As part of our ongoing mission to develop and offer excellent programming for students, The Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Educaiton is thrilled to announce a Baseball Academy and a Fitness & Performance Course starting in September 2019!

Baseball Academy - Students will develop baseball specific skills working with our baseball specialist Mr. Kyle Swannack, Baseball Academy Instructor. Kyle brings exceptional expertise in baseball and baseball training programs to allow students to achieve a broad range of baseball-related skills, individualized training and conditioning, mental training sessions including unique workouts and instruction on nutrition and physical health conditioning. Academy programming will be integrated into the school day. This two semester course will run 1 to 2 times per week throughout the year both on-campus or off-campus at community sports training facilities. The Academy program fee is $850 annually which includes transportation costs, program gear and clothing. The Academy incorporates the Fitness and Performance course.

Fitness and Performance Course- Students will explore the world of athletic performance and training with fitness specialist Mr. BJ Melle. The course is offered as a module-based CTS course and a hands-on experience in guided intensive training and conditioning sessions using a variety of different training methodologies. The course focuses on anatomy & physiology, physical & mental athlete training and nutrition education. Students transition between classroom instruction to school fitness areas, gymnasium, and outside sports fields. The course is offered each day during one semester. The program fee is $35.

Monsignor McCoy is proud to announce these programs are offered in partnership with Alberta Sport Development Centre (ASDC), giving students the opportunity to work with specialized Coaches offering expertise in strength & conditioning training and support with personalized fitness goals with a focus on healthy eating and nutrition that will benefit students throughout their lives. Both programs are paired with Phys. Ed allowing students to earn Alberta High School Credits. Programs are open to ALL students, no previous experience or training is necessary.

Helpful Links:
Baseball Academy FAQ
Fitness and Performance FAQ
Media Release April 29, 2019

Call Monsignor McCoy High School at 403.527.8161 if you would like to learn more about these exciting new programs or to register for the 2019/2020 school year!