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.