Getting Started: Becoming a Coach

In order to assist you in the opportunity to support young athletes through their sport experience, we have compiled a number of resources to assist and support coaches from the community, club or high performance levels.

The Coaching Association of Canada

The Coaching Association of Canada ( is responsible for the development of the coach education system in Canada, the National Coaching Certification Program or NCCP. There are an incredible number of great programs for you as a coach in the areas of sport specific training as well as multi sport courses where you can take part in a progressive learning environment with coaches from a variety of sports. The first place to start is with your specific Provincial Sport Organization.