Athletics Ontario Coach Mentorship Program
2022-2023 AO Coach Mentorship Program
Do you want to take your coaching to the next level?
Athletics Ontario will next week be taking applications for potential candidates for the 2022-2023 Coach Mentorship program.
As a mentor, you will help guide mentees through their education process towards certification, as well as offering personal insight and experience. Some of the requirements and expectations:
- Minimum requirement: NCCP Athletics Club Coach Certified
- Willingness to share experiences and knowledge
- Act as a sounding board for ideas and training plans
As a mentee, you will be allocated a mentor that will help you in your education process towards certification, as well as offering personal insight and experience. What you can expect:
- Commitment to your education and personal coaching goals, with a structured plan to help your progress
- Access to an experienced mentor that will be accessible to you through phone calls, emails, and in person tutoring (where available)
- Financial assistance towards your educational goals
If you are interested in applying, or finding out more information about this program, please contact Athletics Ontario’s coaching coordinator Saheed Khan at [email protected].
- March 25 – MENTEE APPLICATION DEADLINE
- April 1 – MENTORSHIP PROGRAM COMMENCES
Coach Bursary Program
Up to a maximum of $500 per individual in the fiscal year (April 1-March 31) will be available to cover up to 75% of eligible course registration fees (workshop training) and up to 90% for completion of certification process (portfolio + evaluation).
For more information, please visit: https://www.coachesontario.ca/
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
Athletics Canada Long Term Athlete Development:
Please click on the link below to read the full Long Term Athlete Development document produced by Athletics Canada:
Athletics Canada- Introduction to Long-Term Development in Athletics Module
You can access and register for the module in your NCCP Locker at the following link:
Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) – NCCP Training Course Calendar
Leadership & Coaching Programs
Online Training: Commit to Kids
Keeping Girls in Sport
Recruiting and Retaining Women Coaches
From the women contributors of the NACAC Coaching Congress
High Risk Safety Videos
With support from the Coaches Association of Ontario, Athletics Ontario has targeted “Higher Risk” events that pose potential concerns to coaching Track & Field. These instructional videos are to be used as a resource tool to help coaches with Rules, Specific Warm Up, Safety, Teaching Progressions, Error detection-correction, and Training Methods.
For instructional videos please click the following events:
Para Coaching Resources
ACLS Training Center