Coaching

COACHES AND ATHLETES

Coach Certification

  • As a member club of Nordiq Canada, the Inuvik Ski Club uses the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) to train and certify all coaches for Nordiq Canada programs. The NCCP workshops help prospective coaches gain the skills and knowledge required to work with all age groups and competition levels.
  • For more information, visit coach.ca and cccski.com/Programs/Coaching-Development.

Coaching Licence

The coaching license is for all active cross-country ski coaches in Canada who are coaching with a registered cross-country ski club.

  • An “active” coach is anyone who performs typical coaching tasks with a club, including delivering practices or assisting with delivery of practices, with any age group, for at least 7 hours per year.
  • It is FREE, and you are covered by Nordiq Canada's Liability insurance, as long as Minimum Mandatory Coaching Qualification requirements are met.
  • Sign up for your licence on Zone 4 every year, starting July 1st (click on "Get a Licence).

COMMUNITY COACH DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY

COACH TRAINING: MULTI-SPORT

  • Topics: National Coaching Certification Program, long-term athlete development, ethics, coaching motivation, and athlete safety and wellness
  • 100% online E-Learning through The Locker
  • Mandatory for all coaches before sport-specific training
  • Duration: 1 hour

REGISTER FOR COACH INITIATION IN SPORT AT COACH.CA

The professional development of Aboriginal coaches through NCCP certification has been identified by the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) as a national priority.

The Aboriginal Coaching Modules is a professional development training tool for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal coaches who coach Aboriginal athletes. The training is rolled out in 3 modules:

  • Holistic Approach to Coaching
  • Dealing with Racism in Sport
  • Individual and Community Health and Wellness

CONTACT ABORIGINAL SPORT CIRCLE NWT TO ENROLL IN THESE MODULES

  • Topics: benefits of sport, effective coach communications, and sport safety for persons with behavioural, intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities
  • 100% online E-Learning through The Locker
  • Duration: 1 hour

REGISTER FOR COACH INITIATION IN SPORT AT COACH.CA

COACH TRAINING: CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Introduction to Community Coaching (ICC)

  • Topics: Nordiq Canada, athlete development, coaching values, sport safety, teaching cross country skiing, competition for children
  • LTAD Stage: Active Start (AS)
  • 100% online E-Learning through The Locker
  • Mandatory for all skiing coaches
  • Duration: 4-5 hours

STEPS TO SIGN UP FOR ICC ONLINE LEARNING COURSE

Community Coaching (CC)

  • Topics: teaching classic & skating techniques, equipment selection and intro ski waxing, designing a season plan, practice coaching session
  • LTAD Stage: FUNdamentals (FUN)
  • 100% in-person workshop, in-class and on-snow
  • Duration: 13 hours (1.5 day)

Competition Coaching Introduction (CCI - L2T)

Competition Coaching: Introduction Advanced (CCI – T2T)

Competition Coaching: Development (CCD)

KEEPING SPORT HEALTHY & SAFE

The Inuvik Ski Club pledges to support the Responsible Coaching Movement and commits to achieving the following 3 goals:

3 Steps to Responsible Coaching

Rule of Two

Background Screening

Ethics Training

For more information on the Responsible Coaching Movement visit Coach.ca

Athlete and Skill Development

SPORT CANADA: Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Model

Children, youth, and adults need to do the right things at the right time to develop in their sport or activity – whether they want to be hockey players, dancers, figure skaters, or gymnasts. Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) describes the things athletes need to be doing at specific ages and stages.

Benefits of LTAD Model

  1. Rise in levels of physical literacy
  2. Less chance of injuries
  3. Fewer dropouts from training
  4. Better choices of sport
  5. More trust in your sports club
  6. Higher sporting achievements
  7. Happier people!