The role of coach is a common volunteer position in community sport organizations, and one that is necessary for the delivery of sport.
For the position of coaches, there is a long history of resources available through the Coaching Association of Canada, Provincial coaching organizations, and resources from National Sport Organizations (NSOs), making their ability to function in a formal or informal setting manageable either way.
National Coaching Certification Program (Flash Video)
Overview of the NCCP Model.
CS4L for Coaches
Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a movement to make sport better.
Workshops for all types of coaches, community & competitive
National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
Coach Alberta - Promoting sport performance excellence by Alberta coaches
Organization geared to moving coaches to a higher level of competency.
Women in Coaching - Coaching Association of Canada
National campaign aimed at increasing the number of coaching opportunities for women, at all levels of sport.
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) Online Education
Education and E-learning
Guide to Administrative Fair Play (PDF)
Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada
National Association of Sports Officials
National organization dedicated to promoting excellence in sports officiating
Grants & Funding
Grant Funding Programs - Coaches & Officials
Alberta Sport Connection (Formerly ASRPWF)
Masters sport is booming, and older athletes are seeking coaching guidance as they strive to learn new skills, improve their performance, or compete successfully. Coaching Masters Athletes, a new NCCP resource now available for coaches, offers an exc
Source: National Coaching Certification Program