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Nova Scotia Mentorship Program

The goal of this new initiative is to pair up experienced Nova Scotia community coaches with upcoming, committed coaches who are looking to grow in their roles, to increase the opportunities for coaches to work with those in other sports and see what other contexts look like and to increase the success rates of upcoming coaches. 

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Next Application Deadline: Winter 2020-2021

Who is this program for? 

Mentees: Mentees must be currently coaching, must show interest and motivation for continuing to develop as a coach. Mentees should meet the following;

  • Coach athletes at least 4-6 months of the year 
  • Have completed some NCCP Training in their sport or multi-sport
  • Commit to participation in the full program 
  • Have support of their Community Sport Organization 

Mentors: Mentors are community and provincial level coaches who have the time and willingness to share their experience with upcoming coaches in their community.  Mentors are paid an honorarium for the mentorship program.  Mentors should meet the following; 

  • Be an experienced coach in their sport (5+ years coaching) 
  • Have completed Competition Introduction or above training in their sport.  Ideally, mentors are Competition Introduction Certified. 
  • Commit to participation in the full program 

Both Mentors and Mentees will be required to attend formal mentor training at the onset of the program.

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