Standard #6 Coach Training and Certification

The club can demonstrate it has a process in place that has been approved by the club’s board (or an equivalent governance structure) and/or most senior staff person, to ensure that:

  • Coaches have taken or are registered for National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) training for the teams that they are coaching.
  • Coaches have access to training within the season when they become involved in a coaching role.


Examples of Evidence

  • Relevant board-approved policies indicating the training requirements for coaches and the teams offered by the club
  • Training records for coaches
  • Sample tool can be downloaded within Affiliate requirement #5 (

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#5 Sport System
Next Standard:
#7 Coach Ethical Training

Related Resources

Coach & Instructor Screening / Training and Certification Tracking Sheet


Training and certification tracking tool for coaches and instructors.

Visualiser le relevé public d’un entraîneur (Association canadienne des entraîneurs)

Coaching Association of Canada

How to view a coach’s public transcript:

Standard #6 Coach Training: Appendix B

Club Excellence

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