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Coach Education: NCCP

The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) is a coach training and certification program for 66 different sports and is offered in both official languages across Canada. NCCP workshops are designed to meet the needs of all types of coaches, from the first-time coach to the head coach of a national team. The NCCP is the recognized national standard for coach training and certification in Canada. For more information on the NCCP pathway in your sport or what’s required to coach at any level, please visit www.coach.ca.

Upcoming Courses

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Professional Development

The Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic recognizes the importance of on-going learning opportunities offered to our coaches by subject leaders.

Professional Development Opportunities

Nova Scotia Mentorship Programs

One-on-one guidance and support from experienced coaches. 

The goal of our mentorship programs is to pair up experienced Nova Scotian coaches with upcoming, committed coaches who are looking to grow in their roles, to increase the opportunities for coaches to work with other coaches to see what other contexts look like and to increase the success rates of upcoming coaches.

Black and Indigenous Coach Mentorship Program & Community Coach Mentorship Program

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Advanced Coaching Diploma

Applications are now open through CAC Locker profile year round. Program acceptance is completed each summer for a new cohort to begin in September.

The CSCA Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) Program operates in collaboration with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC).

Advanced Coaching Diploma

The Support4Sport VIP Coaching Program

vip is a coaching program created to recognize the contribution of coaches in communities across Nova Scotia. vip is not a certification or requirement, but rather a proactive opportunity for coaches to continue to excel in ethical leadership.
vip participants are supported and part of a broader community who are leading the way, creating a positive impact on the lives of everyone in the provincial and community sport sector. Interested in becoming a vip coach?

Apply to be a vip coach

Coaching with an Edge Conference April 24-25

Atlantic Coaching Conference

Atlantic Canada's 2021 Coaching Conference is back and Virtual this year. Coaching with an Edge: Atlantic Coaching Conference will bring you internationally renowned coaching experts to discuss Impactful Leadership. 

2022 Atlantic Coaches Conference