Coach 11 – 2 credits (UXSC 11)
The student coach must fulfill the following requirements to receive credits for Coach 11:
- One of the following National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Coaching courses:
- NCCP Community Sport Initiation; or
- NCCP Introduction to Competition, Part A “trained”; or
- NCCP Run Jump Throw Certification Course.
- NCCP Making Ethical Decisions “evaluated”; and
- 30 hours of coaching experience monitored and reviewed by an Introduction to Competition “certified” coach or NCCP Level 2 “certified” coach in the sport you are being evaluated in.
- Richmond Oval Sport Leadership Program
This program includes completion of:
- NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills certification;
- NCCP Making Ethical Decisions "evaluated";
- 35 volunteer hours within Oval Sport Camps providing leadership and coaching; and,
- Oval Sport Camp training including child care, coaching strategies, leadership styles, Long Term Athlete Development.
Student coaches seeking to earn credit under the Coach 11 category must ensure they have completed all the required components and send their proof of completion (copy of NCCP certifications, practical coach experience verification letter and Making Ethical Decisions “evaluated”) to the Sport Branch. The Sport Branch representative will review the submitted documentation and issue a verification letter directly to the student if the student has fulfilled all the requirements. Please email the documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making Ethical Decisions “evaluated”
Once a student coach receives an NCCP # from the Coaches Association of Canada (CAC), they can request a usename and password from the CAC that will allow them to then complete the ‘Evaluation’ portion of Making Ethical Decisions module. This ‘Evaluation’ is accessed through the CAC website: www.coach.ca. Your documentation for completion of this module will appear on your coaches transcript which you can access and print from the CAC website (www.coach.ca).
For the Richmond Oval Sport Leadership Program
Once a student has completed all the components of this program, Richmond Oval administration will provide the Sport Branch with a list of the students who have completed the program. The Sport Branch will then issue a verification letter directly to the student who will then be responsible to provide this lettter to their counselor for credits.
Coach 12 – 4 credits (UXSC 12)
For Coach 12, the provincial sport organization must submit to the Sport Branch the Association’s NCCP coach education program for review and approval. The requirements include all of the following and must total a minimum of 100 hours of instruction, evaluation, and practical coaching experience:
- Provide instruction in the NCCP multi-sport modules and the sport technical component of the sport;
- Evaluate the student coaches in their knowledge of developing practice sessions and demonstrations of sport specific instruction; and,
- Practical coaching experience. The student must submit a verification letter of practical coaching experience. An Introduction to Competition “trained” coach or NCCP Level 2 “certified” coach from the same sport must provide the verification letter of practical coaching hours.
Student coaches seeking to earn credit under the Coach 12 category must have participated in a pre-approved provincial sport organization coach education program. The following table indicates the sports that have been approved for Coach 12 credits:
All the following must be completed:
- NCCP Level 2 Technical Club Coach Course;
- Evaluation of the student coaches in their knowledge of developing practice sessions and demonstration of sport specific instruction; and,
- 75 hours of practical coaching experience.
(BC Lacrosse Association)
|Coach Mentor/Apprentice Program
|LTS Level 2 Coaching Course
The provincial sport organizations will monitor, evaluate and verify the student coach has completed all the Coach 12 components and submit their proof of completion to the Sport Branch who will then issue a verification letter directly to the student coach.
National Coaching Certification Program
The Coaches Association of BC (CABC) and provincial sport organizations, offers the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) on a province-wide basis. This is a national program for coach education. Certificates indicating “Trained” or “Certified” status are provided upon successful completion of the multi-sport generic or sport-specific modules, or when requirements of “Certification” have been met. For more information on the National Coaching Certification Program and specific certification requirements, please visit the Coaching Association of Canada website at www.coach.ca or the Coaches Association of British Columbia’s website at: www.coaches.bc.ca.
The student coach should keep a log of their practical coaching hours which includes the following information: practical coaching hours, team or athlete’s coached and level of participation. Practical coaching experience needs to be monitored and reviewed by an Introduction to Competition “trained” coach or NCCP Level 2 “certified” coach in the sport you are being evaluated in. The evaluating coach is to provide the student coach with a verification letter which must include: name of the student, number of practical coaching hours, team or athletes coached, level of participation, name of authorizing coach including NCCP CC number (if applicable), and date of completion. The practical coaching experience must be in the same sport as the trained or certified accreditations.