As of October 19, 2020, the Ontario Government has announced that York public health unit regions are now in a modified Stage 2.
As of October 10, 2020, the Ontario Government has announced that Ottawa, Peel and Toronto public health unit regions are now in a modified Stage 2. The government will reconsider whether these measures are still required in 28 days. For these regions, these new measures include closure of high-contact locations such as;
If you do not reside in these affected regions, continue to follow your local protocols already in place.
For more information about current public health measures and Government of Ontario restrictions, including additional measures for targeted regions, click HERE.
For detailed information regarding ONTARIO REGULATION 572/20 and the modified return to stage 2 visit the Ontario Government legislation available HERE.
Access your sport’s return to play guidelines and protocols
During this time of unprecedented challenge, the CAO is committed to supporting Ontario coaches with greater access for opportunities to learn and enhance your knowledge.
The Quest for Gold Coach Bursary has been extended to Online Delivery courses.
If you complete an eligible NCCP multi-sport training via ‘Online Delivery’ you can now submit for a coach bursary to receive up to 60% back off the cost of the course.
This policy is in effect for courses starting from March 16th, 2020 until further notice.
60-70% back on training and certification
A multitude of NCCP and coach training in Ontario is available in alternative formats. The CAO supports alternative learning methods to provide coaches who are unable to attend an in-class course during these times with certification and/or professional development.
Remote NCCP learning opportunities
Here is a listing of available FREE professional development webinars offered by various organizations in sport, including the CAO!
Coach 2 Coach Webinar Series
Canadian Women & Sport
The Aspen Sport Institute – Project Play (USA)
Free monthly webinars from top sport experts
A multitude of eLearning training is available for free and/or discounted prices during COVID.
NCCP eLearning Options Available in the Locker:
For more information on each of these offerings, including PD Points, click HERE or log into your NCCP Locker account.
Canucks Autism Network
Sport for Life – Community Sport Councils of Ontario
Each of these eLearning options are available for FREE through the Community Sport Councils of Ontario (CSCO). Please contact Lori Wells at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your FREE discount code. (Limited Codes Available).
Accessing your NCCP Locker account
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This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to identify the factors that affect practice planning.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course.This module will allow you to identify common sources of conflict in sport.
NCCP Psychology of Performance will allow you to help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. This course will enable you to implement general and sport-specific training protocols and methods to effectively develop or maintain athletic abilities specific to your sport.
This is a Competition Development Multi-Sport course. This module will allow you to promote a positive image of sport, and model it to athletes and those supporting their performance.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. This module will enable you to fully understand and explain the consequences of using banned substances in sport.
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