CAO strives to provide world-leading, high-quality programs that connect coaches with appropriate events and services to better recruit, retain and recognize them all through their coaching journey. Here are just a few:
Presented by the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO), the Summit Series will continue to feature professional development sessions from experts around the world, now spread across three dates in the calendar year to better accommodate our coaches’ seasons and schedules.
Since 2007, the CAO’s leadership events have become signature dates on the provincial sport calendar, creating an opportunity for coaches, teachers, administrators and everyone with a passion for sport to gain valuable insight into shaping the future of coaching and sport.
This is a unique one-of-a-kind event where you can receive training in the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) in a number of different sports and contexts at discounted prices!
The Super Clinic affords coaches—from high performance to grassroots—with an opportunity to gain sport-specific technical abilities, plus leadership and decision-making skills, opening doors to new opportunities in both coaching and life.
The next Super Clinic is coming August 7-15, 2021, in a virtual format!
The Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards are awarded annually to 10 exemplary coaches across Ontario to celebrate and recognize coaches for the integral role they play with their team(s), sport and community.
Winning coaches will also be awarded a $500 prize reimbursement to be used on purchases for their team/club/organization, from local Ontario/Canadian businesses, proudly provided by Hydro One Inc.
2021 nominations are now open!
National Coaches Week is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach.
The 2021 National Coaches Week in Ontario will take place from September 18th – 26th!
That’s a wrap for our Coaching Excellence Awards. But it is just the beginning of #CoachesWeek. Don’t forget to say #ThanksCoach to all coaches that have inspired you throughout your career. pic.twitter.com/hrTSs5xtCv— Coaches Ontario (@coaches_ont) September 21, 2019
That’s a wrap for our Coaching Excellence Awards. But it is just the beginning of #CoachesWeek. Don’t forget to say #ThanksCoach to all coaches that have inspired you throughout your career. pic.twitter.com/hrTSs5xtCv
Each year in October, CAO recognizes and says thanks at CDPD Weekend to all of our Coach Developers for all of the commitment, hard work and passion they show towards coach development.
The weekend provides an opportunity for multisport and sport-specific Learning Facilitators, Coach Evaluators and Master Coach Developers to come together for 2 days of professional development, networking and much more!
Stay tuned for details on CDPD 2021!
Congratulations to Patsy Pyke for being recognized by @CAC_ACE as one of the most influential NCCP Coach Developers in Canada. The work you do for coaches of all sports in Ontario to inspire and develop NCCP coaches is outstanding! pic.twitter.com/F2ODapMgjq— Coaches Ontario (@coaches_ont) October 7, 2019
Congratulations to Patsy Pyke for being recognized by @CAC_ACE as one of the most influential NCCP Coach Developers in Canada. The work you do for coaches of all sports in Ontario to inspire and develop NCCP coaches is outstanding! pic.twitter.com/F2ODapMgjq
Are you hosting an event or training for coaches in Ontario?
Submit your event and/or training into the NCCP Locker database as professional development points!
This program is open to organizations and/or education providers looking to recognize coaches for their educational development outside of the NCCP.
Register for a course today!
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After this training, you will have the knowledge needed to Identify common injuries in your sport and develop appropriate prevention and recovery strategies.
This is a Competition Introduction Multi-Sport module. With the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.
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 workshop introduces Learning Facilitator candidates to the goals and philosophy of the NCCP, teaches them how to facilitate modules, and helps them understand the instructional design of the modules.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. This module gives you the ability to recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills.
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