The following diagram illustrates the generic pathway that a Coach would follow in the Revised NCCP for Hockey:
Review the documents below which provide an overview of the changes to the program as well as changes to requirements for Coaches and Team Officials.
In addition, this webpage has been updated in several sections including Clinic Summaries, Certification Process, 'Trained' vs. 'Certified' and Certification Maintenance.
Hockey Canada’s National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) is a competency-based program. The program enables coaches to build their coaching tools and knowledge of the game, so they can work effectively with their players.
The Revised NCCP for Hockey will see significant changes to Coach Education effective the 2015-2016 season. These changes will impact clinic delivery, terminology and qualification requirements for Coaches. Entry points for coaches are based on each program design being geared towards providing an educational opportunity for coaches who are working with a specific group of athletes.