| The Coaches Association of Canada (CAC) has developed the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) as a coach training and certification program for all coaches. The new NCCP is moving towards a competency-based approach where coaches are trained and evaluated in several core competencies.
Completion of an NCCP course provides coaches with an NCCP Coaching Certification number (CC#). Coaches can check their certification, get tips on coaching, and access resources on the Coaches Association of Canada webpage www.coach.ca.
Gymnastics Canada has developed the new Gymnastics Foundations NCCP Program for Instruction of Beginner Participants to take the place of previously known Level 1 courses.
A major change to the new program is that all of the components required for certification will now be offered through Gymnastics Saskatchewan and Gymnastics Canada.
In the coming years, the Level 2 and 3 training programs will also transition to the new NCCP.
The purposes of the NCCP are:
The NCCP Certifies Coaches on Five Levels:
For details on the Gymnastics Foundations (GF) format click on the documents below.
Levels 2 and 3 for Competitive Coaches
Levels 4 and 5 for National Level Coaches
For more information, please contact Gymnastics Saskatchewan.
To view upcoming courses, please visit the Events page.
|Last Updated on Friday, 04 January 2013 10:47|
| Gymnastics Saskatchewan provides access to coaching development programs for all members to provide safe and educational programs.
For all member clubs, it is a requirement that you have at least one fully certified Gymnastics Foundations or
Level 1 coach in attendance at all club activities.
Gymnastics Saskatchewan guidelines require all coaches in a program to be certified under the National Coaching Education System. The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) is developed and implemented through Federal and Provincial (Territorial) Governments, National and Provincial (Territorial) Sport Governing Bodies and the Coaches Association of Canada.
Canadian Professional Coaches Association
Code of Ethics - Principles & Ethical Standards.pdf
Club Coach Training Guide
Club Guide to Coach Training.pdf 0.46 MB
Online Programs for Coaches
Respect in Sport (RIS) is one-time online course that can be completed from the comfort of your own home. Gymnastics Saskatchwan requires that all coaches complete this course.
Respect in Sport Guide.pdf 0.1MB
Make Ethical Decisions (MED) helps coaches identify the legal, ethical and moral implecations of situations that present themselves in the world of individual and team sport. By taking the Gymnastics Foundations Theory course, you will have gained the knowledge and information required to complete the Online Evaluation.
Make Ethical Decisions Guide.pdf 0.04 MB
Coaching Development Opportunity
Gymnastics Saskatchewan Coaching Development Opportunities are intended to allocate funds to selected coaches for their development through coaching mentorships or club visitations.
Funding will be provided to selected applicants as determined by the Techncial Director, Gymnastics Saskatchewan.
Criteria For Application:
Coaching Development Opportunity (PDF)