IAAF Coaches Education and Certification Course Level II for Lecturers in Kaunas
CECS Level II for Lecturers was organized in Kaunas, Lithuania in the Lithuanian Sports University in the period of May 27-31, 2015. It was attended by 17 persons, including 2 women, from 12 countries: AZE, BLR (2), BUL, EST, KAZ, LAT, LIT (3), MDA, RUS (2),TJK, UKR (2), UZB.
Moderators of the Course were: Mr. Gunther Lange (Germany), Senior Education Manager of the IAAF Development and Member Relations Department, and Dr. Wolfgang Ritzdorf (Germany), IAAF Senior Lecturer/Editor.
New program developed by IAAF for this Course, has been completely fulfilled. Participants staged two practical and one theoretical presentations and took part in the written exam.
Eleven (11) participants received a status of IAAF Lecturer Level II and were entitled to become lecturers of the respective Course in Russian language. Among them are the following participants: Alfonsas Buliolis (LIT), Elena Gridasova (RUS), Vaslilli Emelianov (MDA), Zhanna Hureyeva (BLR), Aleksander Kruglikov (KAZ), Akhmed Narimanov (AZE), Viktor Predbannikov (EST), Mikolai Shubianok (BLR), Vitautas Streckis (LIT), Eugenius Trinkunas (LIT), Oleg Urmakaev (RUS).
Participants received all materials in the electronic format in English and Russian.
Both Lecturers and the IAAF RDC Moscow Director admitted that it will be reasonable to request IAAF to include the same Course in the program of activities for 2016 for Russian speaking countries. Similar Course in English will be held in September 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
Lithuanian Sports University together with Lithuanian Athletic Federation provided excellent conditions for the Course and deserve acknowledgement and gratitude.