Central Valley Robotics provides many training opportunities and many learning opportunities for new and returning coaches.
FIRST Provided Trainings
While geared for new coaches, this extensive training module will help get you started in coaching for FIRST LEGO League, including step by step meeting modules: http://info.firstinspires.org/fll-first-steps-request
Diversity & Inclusion Training
This training helps coaches and volunteers become aware of Diversity and Inclusion best practices: https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/training-equity-diversity-inclusion
Local Area Trainings by Central Valley Robotics
Central Valley Robotics provides training calls for coaches and team members to learn more about various topics and how to use certain tools in our region. We also provide more generic question and answer calls for new and returning coaches.
All trainings can be found on the full calendar: Official Calendar of Events
Join the Coach Trainings or the Coach Webinars
If you would like to verify your system before the meeting, visit https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check
These will be held online through GoToMeeting.
Our Coach Trainings are recommended to any coach who is interested in any of the following topics. All trainings sessions will start at 6PM.
Note: Some trainings have changed dates since initially posted!
- September 5th: Wiki Walkthrough
- September 10th: MyCVR Walkthrough
- September 12th: Introduction to FIRST LEGO League
- October 3rd: Introduction to Judging
Formerly known as the Coach Seminars, these webinars allow CVR to provide updates to coaches and allow coaches to ask any questions about the program, event expectations, and more! These seminars will start in mid September and run every 3-4 weeks until November.
The dates for the Coach Webinars are: (all webinars start at 6PM)
- September 17th
- October 10th
- October 23rd
- November 7th
- November 21st
Find more information on the full calendar: Official Calendar of Events
This section of the manual will be updated with links to join the calls, as well as links to recordings after each webinar.
Recordings and Downloads
All downloads and recordings can be found by clicking the session titles above or visit: Session Recordings and Downloads.