COMMUNITY SPORT COACH
REQUIREMENTS FOR TACKLE COACHES OF PLAYERS AGE 8-13
RESPECT IN SPORT
Free 2-3 hour course online
MAKING HEAD WAY IN FOOTBALL (NCCP)
Free one-hour course on understanding concussions, safety and ways to reduce the risk of injury
SAFE CONTACT (NCCP)
8 hour training on mitigating the risk of injury associated with tackle football, how to coach it effectively and safely
COMMUNITY SPORT INITIATION – NOVICE COACH (NCCP)
8 hour course specifically for coaching young players with proper coaching methods for this age group
All Head Coaches require this course even if entering their first year of coaching. All other coaches entering their first year of coaching may be eligible for a one-year exemption but must achieve “TRAINED status prior to their second season coaching.
COMPREHENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK
This should include a Criminal Record check, Child Abuse Registry and/or Vulnerable Sector check completed within the past three years– Coaches that have this requirement already through their employment or through another organization may complete an annual declaration form to confirm their background check is clear and less than 3 years old.