NCCP Leading Drug-Free Sport

NCCP Leading Drug-free Sport introduces new and experienced coaches to the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion, and fun in the context of drug-free and clean sport. Drug-free sport is free of doping, both because participants choose not to dope and because they have the knowledge, tools, and motivation to protect themselves from unintentional doping.

After taking NCCP Leading Drug-Free Sport (LDFS), you will be able you to:

  • Understand and demonstrate the coach’s role in leading drug-free and clean sport
  • Assist athletes to recognize banned substances as identified by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport by providing access to appropriate reference material, or use sport expert
  • Educate and provide support to athletes in drug testing protocols at major competitions
  • Promote and model the philosophy of fair play, the NCCP Code of Ethics and promote clean and drug-free sport as identified by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
  • Use educational strategies to reinforce the importance of drug-free and clean sport
  • Provide educational opportunities to athletes on the use of nutritional supplements and energy drinks
  • Identify and reinforce the consequences of using banned substances


Suitable for Competition Coaches

Course Length

45-60 Minutes

PD Points




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