Community Coaching – January 26 & 27 in Canmore
This workshop is directed at coaches working with children 6 - 9 years of age (FUNdamentals). You will be contacted by your Learning Facilitator in the week prior to the workshop to finalize details and get the online workshop materials.

The NCCP Community Coaching (CC) is the second step in the NCCP progression.  After completing the Introduction to Community Coaching training, this in-class and on-snow workshop will teach community coaches how to lead a skill development program at the club level to children in the FUNdamentals stage of development (Jackrabbits). Coaches will also learn how to teach basic cross-country skiing skills (both classic and skate), design a seasonal plan and how to select equipment and prepare skis for participants of this age.

Prerequisites:  Successful completion if the Introduction to Community Coaching (ICC) either online or in-person Workshop and a minimum age of 16 years on the first day of the CC workshop. The pre-requisite for the new Introduction to Community Coaching (ICC) is the ‘Coaching Initiation in Sport’ online module for $15 available in the Locker.

Please note the new Community Coaching workshop will be taught over13 hours (1.5 day).


Location:  Canmore Nordic Centre Meeting Room

Times:    Saturday, Jan. 26:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                Sunday, Jan. 27:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Facilitator: Michelle Deacon

ContactGabriela Nef Ojeda [email protected] or 780-415-1738.

What to Bring:  In order to be prepared for the course, please come prepared with:

  • Outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather.  We will be out of doors approximately 3 hours each day.  Bring a change of clothing if you expect you will need to change.  Ensure you have toque, mitts/gloves, extra socks.
  • Pen, pencil, notebook
  • Lunch, snacks and beverages.  A microwave is available if needed.
  • Water bottle
  • Classic and skate gear, if you have. 
  • Trail fees:  $15.00/day ($30.00).  Not required if you have a seasons’ pass.

Special Notes: 

Participants must have completed the ICC module on line to register in this course. Past skiing experience is an asset.

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