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Coach Training

Virtual Coach Training Sessions

We have scheduled the following Coach Training Sessions for all coaches in Illinois. The content will be geared towards new coaches, but seasoned coaches are welcomed to attend. Come join us and learn about the three key topics the sessions are going to cover. The meeting link below will be used for all 3 training sessions.

Administrative Tasks - Thursday, September 23rd at 7pm

Judging - Tuesday, September 28th at 7pm

Robot Game - Tuesday, October 5th at 7pm

All sessions will be recorded and shared with teams through the Coach Email List when the recordings are available. Sessions will go as long as necessary to cover the content. Slide decks will be made available for attendees and provided to all the following day.


Coach Round Table Discussions 

The Roundtable format is an open format call which is not recorded in order to foster free dialogue. These calls are for adult team members only. Coaches can ask any questions they have and get answers from the mentors and volunteers on the call.

Upcoming Coach Roundtable Discussions

  • Monday. September 27th @ 8pm

  • Monday, October 25th @ 8pm

  • Monday, November 29th @8pm



FIRST Illinois Robotics will be making coach training available for the season.  Each event listed here is a stand-alone event and you can register for more than one event. Please read the details before registering as payments are not refundable. Some registration fees are for the entire team to attend, some are for individuals. Please pay attention to these differences. 

Kickoff Events are for the whole team; they will encompass material and programming aimed at students as well as coaches.  Coach Training events/Coach training sessions may be for Coaches only. Please adhere to the guidelines laid out by event coordinators. If you have questions, please reach out to the contact listed for the event or


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