Athletics Ontario offers high quality; nationally recognized coach certification to people with experience in Athletics and people with little to no experience in Athletics.

To check your NCCP coaching credentials:


March 17-18, 2018: NCCP Sport Coach Workshop, NCCP Club Coach Workshop
U of T Athletics Centre – Toronto, ON
Course Description | Sport CoachClub Coach Sprints/HurdlesClub Coach EnduranceClub Coach JumpsInformation and Registration (To Come)
Notes: Courses cannot be combined with one another during the weekend. 

April 7-8, 2018: NCCP Sport Coach Workshop
Thomas A Stewart SS, 1009 Armour Rd, Peterborough ON
Course Description | Sport Coach

April 7-8, 2018: NCCP Sport Coach Workshop
The Dome @ Louis-Riel HS, Ottawa ON
Course Description | Sport Coach

April 28-29, 2018: Run Jump Throw Wheel Course
Terry Fox Athletic Facility, Ottawa, ON
Course Description | Run Jump Throw Wheel


Hosting a NCCP Coaching Course:
  1. Clubs looking to host or coordinate a course or a Professional Development workshop, contact to arrange a date, time etc.
  2. Institutions/Schools (elementary or secondary) looking to host or coordinate a course to comply with the Ontario Physical Education Safety Guidelines by September 2016 to have one coach (teacher or volunteer) certified with the minimum qualification in high risk sports (i.e. track and field – discus, high jump, javelin, pole vault, shot put, and steeplechase.
Certification and Evaluation:  

To become “certified” in a coaching context, coaches must be evaluated on their demonstrated ability to perform within that context in areas such as program design, practice planning, performance analysis, program management, ethical coaching, support to participants during training, and support to participants in competition.

Evaluation Forms Guidelines

AC Number:

AO Member Coaches receive a discount on NCCP Coaching Courses, when registering for a course, be sure to enter your “AC” number.


Coaching Bursary Program: 


Please direct any questions you have regarding courses to the AO office, at