NCCP Coaching Courses

How to host an NCCP Course

Attention Clubs – if you would like to schedule a course in your area, please complete the NCCP Course Hosting Application and submit it to the CCA office: cca@xcountryab.net

The CCA office will be continuing to add additional courses for all modules throughout the season. Please contact the CCA office at cca@xcountryab.net, or continue to check back for more information.

CCC Coaching Licenses 

Coaches are at the core of the Athlete Development system as they have the most influence and responsibilities in developing athletes. As such it is critical for CCC and divisions to have complete standardized and reliable data in regards to who is an active coach, how many there are and what their coach training (NCCP) statuses are. All coaches MUST register for a CCC License. The license is free. For more information, and how to register, please Click Here

2016-2017 NCCP Calendar

Dates and locations of courses are subject to change. Please visit this page for updates, and confirm all details with course facilitators.

For costs of courses please see the NCCP Course Fees

There have been updates to the Make Ethical Decision Online Course. For more information Click Here 

 

Introduction To Community Coaching (ICC)

This workshop is the first of two in the new Community Coach program focusing on training and certification of coaches who work with children nine years of age and younger, but also applicable for coaches working with older skiers who are just beginning the sport.

This workshop provides a basic introduction to Community Coaching and covers the technique essentials for novice skiers, with an emphasis on the Bunnyrabbit age group. This is considered the minimum standard of training necessary for Jackrabbit coaches.

DateLocationFacilitatorRegisterStatus
October 1, 2016Fort SaskatchewanVaughn McGrathCompletedCompleted
October 19 (evening)
October 22 (day)
CalgaryKevin BaggottCompletedCompleted
November 19, 2016Spruce GroveNicole GazleyFullCompleted
November 26, 2016Strathcona Wilderness CenterNicole GazleyCompletedCompleted
November 28, December 5, December 12 EdmontonTerry PrtozCompletedCompeted
December 3, 2016Fort SaskatchewanTerry ProtzCompletedCancelled
December 7, 14, 21, 2016CalgaryKevin BaggottFull Completed
December 17, 2016CalgaryRoy StrumFullCompleted
January 21CalgaryGeorge SmithCompletedCompleted
March 4Canmore(Exact Location TBD)Roy StrumCompletedCompleted

For inquiries, please contact the CCA program coordinator at cca@xcountryab.net

Community Coaching (CC)

This workshop is the second of two in the new Community Coach program, providing further instruction to Community Coaching and continuing to cover the technique essentials for novice skiers, with an emphasis on the Jackrabbit age group.

For more information on becoming a community coach, download the Community Coach Certification Process sheet.
DateLocationFacilitatorRegistrationStatus
November 9, 19, 20, 2016Calgary, CanmoreKevin BaggottCompletedCompleted
November 11-12Bragg Creek, Lake LouiseRoy StrumCompletedCompleted
December 10-11, 2016Strathcona Wilderness CenterNicole GazleyCompletedCompleted
December 10-11, 2016Fort SaskatchewanTerry ProtzCompletedCompleted
March 11-12, 2017St. AlbertRoy StrumCompletedCompleted

For inquiries, please contact the CCA program coordinator at cca@xcountryab.net

Competitive Coaching Introduction - Learn to Train (L2T)

Coaches must have completed their Community Coaching module, coaching hours, and the Making Ethical Decisions module in order to participate, as well as have a CC number (ID number) and an active account within the NCCP database.
DateLocationFacilitatorRegistrationStatus
October 15-16, 2016
Dryland Module
CalgaryGeorge SmithCANCELLEDCANCELLED
October 29-30, 2016
Dryland Module
Fort SaskatchewanVaughn McGrathCANCELLEDCANCELLED
December 3-4, 2016
On-Snow Module
Strathcona Wilderness CenterMichael NearyCompletedCompleted
December 10-11, 2016
On-Snow Module
Fort SaskatchewanVaughn McGrathCompletedCompleted
April 29-30Fort SaskatchewanVaughn MCGrathCompletedCompleted

For inquiries, please contact the CCA program coordinator at cca@xcountryab.net

Competitive Coaching Introduction – Train to Train (T2T) – National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)*

Date: April 7-9, 2017

Location: Whistler, BC

Facilitator:  Maria Lundgren

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 27, 2017

Registration Form: CCI Workshops Registration Form

Registration Contact: Nancy Beaumont at – programs@crosscountrybc.ca

NCCP CCI ADVANCED (T2T) WORKSHOPS

The CCI Advanced program provides tools and develops skills that a coach can use to (1) teach athletes how to build an aerobic base, speed and strength and further develop and consolidate sport specific skills as appropriate for their developmental age, and (2) design and deliver an annual sport program that takes into consideration optimal trainability and the maturity/readiness (physical, mental, cognitive and emotional maturity) of individual athletes 12 to 16 years of age (the “Training to Train“ (T2T) stage of athlete development).

The NCCP T2T (Dryland) Workshop is the fifth step in the NCCP progression. Coaches are taught about growth and maturation, energy systems, training intensities, monitoring and recovery, strength, speed, flexibility, exercise performance and health, roller-skiing and other dryland ski simulation techniques, exercise performance and health, etc.

Prerequisite: L2T (On-Snow) Workshop.  17.5 hrs / workshop. The workshop fee is $125.00

Workshop fee for CCC/CCBC members: $125.00
Workshop fee for non-CCC/CCBC members: $250.00  

For more details: see the CCBC website at: http://crosscountrybc.ca/coach-development-workshops

The T2T program provides tools and develops skills in a coach that can be used to (1) teach athletes how to build an aerobic base, speed and strength, and furthur develop and consolidate sport specific skills as appropriate for their developmental age, and (2) design and deliver an annual sport program that takes into consideration optimal trainability and the maturity/readiness (physical, mental, cognitive and emotional) of individual athletes 11 – 16 years of age.

  • The T2T (On-Snow) Workshop (16 hrs) is the second half of the T2T program and the sixth step in the NCCP progression. It is designed to teach coaches to develop an effective competition plan for a team, prepare for a competition, support athletes at a competition, teach basic mental skills, refine all ski techniques, test and prepare skis, and make ethical decisions. Successful completion of the NCCP T2T (Dryland) is a co-requisite.
  • The T2T (Dryland) Workshop (16 hrs) is the fifth step in the NCCP progression. Coaches are taught about growth and maturation, energy systems, trainign intensities, monitoring and recovery, strength, speed, flexibility, exercise performance and health, roller skiing and other dryland ski simulation techniques, etc. Successful completion of the NCCP L2T (On-Snow) Workshop is a co-requisite.

For all other T2T Courses see the CCC Website by Clicking Here

Competition -Development (L2C) Dryland Workshop

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2017

DATES: Thursday 11th May 2017 (8:30am) to Sunday 14th May 2017 (4:00pm)

LOCATION: Whistler Athlete Centre, BC (http://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/venues/whistler-athletes-centre)

REGISTRATION FEE: 400$ per coach (includes workshop materials, four complete days of training, 2 snacks per day); all other expenses are the responsibility of the participants. Note that the workshop may be cancelled for lack of registrations.

PRE-REQUISITES: Competition Introduction-Advanced (T2T) “trained” (both CCI-T2T dryland and on snow workshops completed).

REGISTRATION ONLINE: https://thelocker.coach.ca/event/registration/1547

Please contact Cathy Harris at charris@cccski.com with any questions

COURSE CONTENT: The course topics will include: Developing athletic abilities (energy systems development including strength training for L2C athletes); Analyzing technique (biomechanics analysis of ski technique); Performance planning (designing YTP for L2C). NST/NDC IST specialists will be attending the workshop and providing insight on training NST and training center athletes. Note that the Prevention and Recovery module is now part of the on snow workshop.

LOGISTICS: Participants are responsible for booking their own flights, ground transportation and accommodation. For accommodation we recommend that you stay on site at the Whistler Athlete Centre (see website link above).  If you choose to do so, mention “COMPDEV2017” as a reference.   Please note that a block of rooms has been set aside for you to book.  This block of rooms will be let go one month prior to the workshop, so if you plan to stay at the athlete centre please book prior to April 11, 2017.

PRE-WORKSHOP MATERIALS AND ASSIGNMENT: Upon receiving registrations, some reading materials and a pre-workshop assignment (mandatory) will be forwarded to participants with details and deadlines.

ON SNOW COMP-DEV WORKSHOP:

After completing the Dryland Comp-Dev. workshop, the next step will be getting started on the Comp-Dev. evaluations, completing the multi-sport Comp-Dev. modules (if not done already) and attending the On Snow Comp-Dev. Workshop.

NCCP LF/E CCI-L2T Training, Vernon, BC

 

Dates:    March 31-April 2, 2017

Workshop begins:    Friday, March 31 (1:00 pm)

Workshop ends:    Sunday, April 2 (4:00 pm)

Location:   Prestige Inn, Vernon, BC

 

Please forward completed CCI-L2T LF/E application forms.

 

Competition Coaching: Introduction (CCI-L2T) Context

 

  • Candidates must submit a CCI-L2T Facilitator/Evaluator (LF/E) Application Form
  • Applications must be approved first by the division and then by CCC before a candidate can attend a CCI-L2T LF/E Training Workshop

CCI-L2T (Dryland) Facilitator/Evaluator Standards

  • Minimum requirement: NCCP CCI-L2T certification; recommended standard: NCCP Level 3 certification or CCI Advanced (T2T) “trained”
  • Experience working with athletes up to and including the Training to Train stage of athlete development; a minimum of three years coaching athletes in the Learning to Train stage
  • Race experience as an athlete or coach at the provincial/territorial cup level
  • Facilitation/teaching skills
  • Passed the CCI (Comp-Intro) online evaluation for MED; scored 90% or above
  • Has facilitated a minimum of two CC Workshops

CCI-L2T (On-Snow) Facilitator/Evaluator Standards

  • Minimum requirement: NCCP CCI-L2T certification; recommended standard: NCCP Level 3 certification or CCI Advanced (T2T) “trained”
  • Experience working with athletes up to and including the Training to Train stage of athlete development; a minimum of three years coaching athletes in the Learning to Train stage
  • Race experience as an athlete or coach at the provincial/territorial cup level
  • Facilitation/teaching skills
  • Passed the CCI (Comp-Intro) online evaluation for MED; scored 90% or above
  • Has facilitated a minimum of two CCI-L2T (Dryland) Workshops

Note: Facilitator/Evaluator training for the two steps/levels in the CCI context is combined

 

Competition Coaching: Introduction Advanced (CCI – A T2T) Context

 Candidates will be recruited by CCC in consultation with their respective divisions

  • Candidates must submit a CCI Advanced (T2T) Facilitator/Evaluator (LF/E) Application Form and have it approved by CCC before they can attend a CCI Advanced (T2T) LF/E Training Workshop

CCI Advanced (T2T) Dryland Facilitator/Evaluator Standards

  • Minimum requirement: NCCP CCI Advanced (T2T) certification; recommended standard: NCCP Level 3 certification or CCD (L2C) “trained”
  • Experience working with athletes up to and including the Learning to Compete stage of athlete development; a minimum of five years coaching athletes in the Training to Train stage
  • Race experience as an athlete or coach at the National Championship level
  • Facilitation/teaching skills
  • Passed the CCI (Comp-Intro) online evaluation for MED; scored 90% or above
  • Has facilitated a minimum of two CCI­-L2T (On-Snow) Workshops

CCI Advanced (T2T) On-Snow Facilitator/Evaluator Standards

  • Minimum requirement: NCCP CCI Advanced (T2T) certification; recommended standard: NCCP Level 3 certification or CCD (L2C) “trained”
  • Experience working with athletes up to and including the Learning to Compete stage of athlete development; a minimum of five years coaching athletes in the Training to Train stage
  • Race experience as an athlete or coach at the National Championship level
  • Facilitation/teaching skills
  • Passed the CCI (Comp-Intro) online evaluation for MED; scored 90% or above
  • Has facilitated a minimum of two CCI Advanced (T2T) Dryland Workshops

Note: Facilitator/Evaluator training for the two steps/levels in the CCI context is combined

CCI L2T LF Application form

Coaching Athletes With a Disability

Please contact the CCA office for more information, or if you would like to schedule a course in your area.

DateCourse TypeLocationTo Register
November 25-26Entry Level AWAD Workshop Canmore, ABThe Locker

A new coaching module, “First Contact Module”, to complement the NCCP coaching program, focusing on coaching athletes with disabilities; provides grassroots coaches who have never worked with athletes with a disability basic information, guidelines and tips that will assist in creating conditions for effective participation and inclusion.

Coaches must have completed their Community Coaching module, coaching hours, and the Making Ethical Decisions module in order to participate.

For inquiries, please contact the CCA program coordinator at cca@xcountryab.net

 

Links

NCCP Transfer Policy

Making Ethical Decisions (MED) online evaluation

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)