Coaching Standards


Coaching Standards


MINIMUM COACHING CERTIFICATION STANDARDS FOR COACHES

Anyone on the bench (including people opening and closing doors) must be a ‘certified coach‘ or a certified ‘trainer‘.

There are 3 levels of certification for each coaching level:

  • ‘In Training‘ - you have completed the preclinic assessment and are waiting to take clinic or you have taken the clinic and are waiting for your attendance to be marked
  • ‘Trained‘ - you have taken the clinic , completed the workbook(if applicable) and it has been successfully marked
  • ‘Certified‘ - you have taken the clinic, completed the workbook and a Master Facilitator has completed an ‘in person‘ assessment for you

Coaching Certification Levels

AGE GROUPCOACH CERTIFICATION
U7 Community Development - Trained
U9 Community Development - Trained
Rec / House League Community Development - Trained
U11 Community Development - Trained
U13 Community Development - Trained
U15 Competitive Introduction - Trained
U17 Competitive Introduction - Trained
Junior Competitive Introduction - Trained

 

- Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches will be held to the same standard at ALL levels

- There are three levels of Certification for all courses:

- In Training - means you have completed preclinic and/ or clinic and awaiting attendance to be marked

- Trained - means you have completed the clinic and it has been reviewed and approved; and have completed the ‘Making Ethical Decisions‘ online test through the Coaching Association of Canada. 

- Certified - means that in addition to completing the workbook, you have had an ‘in person‘ assessment by a Master Facilitator, and have completed the ‘Making Ethical Decisions‘ online test through the Coaching Association of Canada.( Competitive Introduction level only )

- A first year coach may be ‘In Training‘ (this means you have taken the clinic and are awaiting attendance to be marked ).

- if you are a first year coach at the U7/U9 levels, you need to complete the Community Development.

- if you are a first year coach at the U11/U13 levels, you need to complete the Community Development clinic

- if you are a new coach at the U15/U17 levels you must complete the Community Development clinic/level first before you take the Competitive Introduction level; however, you cannot take both these levels in the same year, so you would have to start by taking the Community Development clinic;

- A second year (and beyond) coach must be ‘Trained‘ status (this means you took the clinic with attendance marked, and completed any applicable workbook online and it has been successfully corrected)

- In order to coach a TEAM ALBERTA team, a coach must be ‘Certified‘ which means that a Master Learning Facilitator has completed an ‘in person‘ review and assessment of the coach and they have passed this successfully.

Trainer Certification Levels:

Trainers must be certified with a recognized ‘First Aid Course‘ (ie: St John‘s Ambulance) or can be a registered nurse or doctor.

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