Coach 2 Coach Mentorship Programs

Mentorship provides an incredible opportunity for both apprentice and mentor coaches to learn from one another’s experience. To teach and be taught is one of the most important legacies that a coach can leave – from Coach 2 Coach.

Our program is free to join and welcomes all coaches, with an emphasis on supporting those who belong to equity deserving community groups, including (but not limited to):

  • BIPOC coaches
  • Coaches with disabilities
  • Female coaches
  • Indigenous coaches
  • LGBTQIA2+ coaches
  • Newcomer Canadians
  • Para sport coaches

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Program Details

  • 1-to1 mentorship match: work with a mentor who can help you identify goals, & work through challenges you’re experiencing. (minimum of 1 meeting per month, between June & December).
  • Free workshops: work on your NCCP pathway and receive access to exclusive seminars and courses
  • Honorarium & coaching gear: receive a $250 professional development honorarium, coaching swag and accessories.

  • Apprentices: Coaches across all sports, and all levels of experience. Whether you are brand new coach who is looking for help getting started, or a seasoned coach who is looking for support, we can match you with the right mentor.
  • Mentors: Recommended for coaches across all sports with 5+ years of experience who are enthusiastic about helping other coaches develop and excel. Familiarity with coach training and NCCP is beneficial.

  • All mentorship matches are based on each coach’s experience and individual needs.
  • In their registration profile, apprentices can identify the attributes and areas of focus that are most important to them and CAO will use these to find them the right mentor match.

  • Participants from previous program years who are interested in working with a new mentor or apprentice are welcome to join the 2024 program.
  • If you have participated in a previous year, please email Eric McLoughlin ( to have your profile moved to the current year.

For inquiries and questions about CAO mentorship, please contact Sarah Kelly (

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