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Community Sport Novice Coach Training

How to become Community Coach Trained?


In order to be Community Coach Trained you are required to complete an online e-learning module and classroom course:

Community Sport E-Learning

This online tool prepares you for the NCCP Community Sport - Initiation Novice Coach workshop/clinic.


  • With this tool, you will receive:

  • Access to the electronic edition of “Novice Coach” Reference Manual;

  • The necessary information to prepare you to participate in a “provincially” offered instructional workshop on becoming a football coach;

  • Interactive instruction on various areas of the game;

  • You will be able to assess your knowledge of the information provided in preparation for the workshop;

  • One year’s access to coaching tools that will be available to you through this site;

  • ON-line Registration access to the “Novice Coach” clinics being offered in your province.


Community Coach in class workshop

The clinic will introduce you to the fundamentals of football with a recreational focus. Taking this workshop will give you skills and confidence in the key areas of practice planning, making ethical decisions and fundamental technical football skills. The skills learned are ideal for voluntary coaches who have children who participate in football or who wish to assist participants of all ages who are new to the sport.

If you have any questions, contact Duncan Olthuis, BCPFA Technical Director – technicaldirector@bcpfa.com