The NCCP Development 1 clinic is designed for coaches working with players engaged in the competitive levels of hockey (Rep level Peewee & above). Learn to motivate and lead your athletes as they move into a competitive environment. Build age-appropriate and competition specific practice plans while you give your players a solid understanding of the skills and strategies they will need to compete. You will also learn to analyze your players’ abilities to ensure that they’re equipped, both mentally and physically, for a more intense level of play.
Upon completing this clinic you will be trained to:
This is a 16-hour, in-classroom clinic, spread over 2 days with on-ice session.
Upon successful attendance and completion of all pre-clinic and in-clinic tasks, the coach participant is deemed to hold Development 1 ‘Trained’ status.The requirements to become Development 1 ‘Certified’ are successful completion of the following tasks:
Coaches must complete the MED online evaluation and Coach Workbook (NCCP Development 1 Coach Evaluation Criteria) – written assignment prior to requesting a Field Evaluation.
When these two items are completed, the Coach can request a Field Evaluation. Coaches should contact the NCCP Field Evaluator from their Centre - where they are currently active. If the Centre where the Coach does not have an NCCP Field Evaluator, the Coach should contact the Regional Development Leader (RDL) for their region.