NCCP Coaching Clinics
All coaches wanting to coach at a Provincial Championship are required to be at least Level 1 Certified or have the Community Sport - On Going certification. If you are coaching a team that is playing in a provincial that leads to Post-Provincial play, such as a Western or Canadian Championship, you are required to be at least Level 2 Certified Softball Coach or the certified in the "Competition Introduction Stream"
Community Sport - On Going Clinics
(Replacing the Level 1 technical clinic) This clinic provides you with your technical, practical and theory in one week-end. The clinic focuses on coaches encouraging participants of all ages to continue in the sport for fun, fitness, skill development, and social interaction. This clinic takes a minimunm of 12 hours.
Comp-Intro (NCCP Level 2) Evaluations
Are you a coach that still needs to be evaluated by Softball Alberta to complete your Comp-Intro?? The first step you need to take is to send your Coach's portfolio to Tracy Blanchard our Master Learning Facilitator. Second you need to create a practice plan that is one hour long and complete the coach information page.
If you have any further questions or to set up your evaluation please contact Tracy Blanchard at 780-808-9952 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition Development (NCCP Level 3)
Softball’s Competition - Development Clinic is the workshop that replaces Level 3 Technical in the old NCCP. This context focuses on coaches working with athletes who are in the Train to Train and Train to Compete stages of Softball’s Long-Term Player Development model. These athletes/teams are competing at the U16, U18, U21 and Senior Canadian Championships, at the Canada Summers Games or U21 Men’s International Championship and at Junior World Championships. This context is also the minimum requirement for coaches to apply for National Team coaching positions.
For more information click here.
Effective 2013 (motion that was passed in 2010 has been modified to a workable solution in 2012):
On the Provincial Roster, the “Certified Coach of Record” MUST HAVE the Making Ethical Decisions Module.
Click here for the online evaluation.
To get a clear understanding of the process to attain a CC# or complete your MED module please click here for detailed information.
NCCP Clinic Hosting Opportunity
For more information click here. If you are interested in hosting a CSOG or Comp-Intro Coaching Clinic please contact Jackie Desilets and forward to her either by mail or email a copy of the registration form.
Calling all organizations, big and small!
Are you hosting an event that will educate and develop coaches in your community? The Investors Group Community Coaching Conferences program has grants available for organizations that bring coaches of community-based sports together under one roof to learn, train, and network with each other.
Up to $500.00 is available to help subsidize your coach training. For full details click here.
Coach Alberta is a new organization designed for coaches in Alberta. The goal of the organization is to build a network of coaches in Alberta from the grassroots/community level up to the Olympic and Paralympics level. For more information please visit www.coachalberta.ca.
If you know of any upcoming events you feel may be coach related, send them to email@example.com so they can be posted on the "Upcoming Events" section of the Coach Alberta website.