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: https://thelocker.coach.ca/access/account/public
COACHING COURSE CALENDAR (Updated February 7, 2019)
|March 30, 2019: AO Track and Field Safety Course
Centennial College, Scarborough, ON – Register Now
|April 11-14, 2019: NCCP Performance Coach
182 Bagot St., Kingston, ON K7L 3G1 – Register Now
Hosting a NCCP Coaching Course:
- Clubs looking to host or coordinate a course or a Professional Development workshop, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a date, time etc.
- 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.
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:
- The Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) has an application for up to 60% reimbursement of registration fees; for application visit: https://www.coachesontario.ca/q4g/bursary-program
- Other Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) support opportunities can be found here: http://coachesontario.ca/qfg/