Community Sport Coach Workshop
in 2018, Football Canada the Provincial Football bodies approved a coaching certificating mandate aimed at improving the standard of coaching for athletes under the age of 14.
COMMUNITY SPORT NOVICE COACH MANDATE:
All community coaches (U14) regardless of disciplinedmust become community coach trained by 2021
2021: All Coaches coaching athletes under the age of 14 must be community sport trained all new coaches with the exception of the head coach has a 1 year grace period to complete the training.
2020: All Head Coaches and 75% of the Staff must be Community Coach Trained
2019: All Head Coaches and 50% of the staff must be Community Coach Trained
Community Sport Pathway:
Community Sport E-Learning
8 hour Community sport workshop
requiring all coaches instructing players under the age of 14 to complete the Community Sport Coach Certification program.
must be community coach trained by 2021 if they are instructing athletes under the age of 14.
This module will introduce you to the fundamentals of football with a recreational focus. The workshop is aimed at coaches working with youths, between 6-12 years of age, where fun, fitness, and participation are key. The skills you will learn 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.
Taking this workshop will give you skills and confidence in the following key areas:
How to Make Ethical Decisions
Fundamental technical football skills
The workshop is taught both in class and in gym/on field. It will take approximately 4 hours (if online materials are completed beforehand) or 8 hours (if online materials are not completed).
PREREQUISITES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Anyone who coaches contact football at any level must also attend the following:
In order to be trained as a Community Sport Coach you are required to complete an online e-learning module and classroom course:
E-Learning - Community Sport
This online tool prepares you for the Community Sport 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 Workshop (In-class)
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org