Coaching in Parasport

Become a Coach in Parasport

Would you like to make a huge difference in the lives of others? Becoming a Coach in Parasport does not require any special skills or pre-requisites. Just like coaching any sport all you need to start is passion, motivation and perhaps some patience.

Coaching Athletes with a Disability is a National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) eLearning module to diversify your coaching portfolio.

Coaching Athletes with a Disability NCCP training provides coaches the knowledge to deliver quality, positive sport experiences for athletes, specifically with behavioural, intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities.

Coaching Athletes with a Disability is a resource for coaches who are new to coaching athletes with a disability. As well, many coaches who are already working with athletes with a disability will find useful information and resources in the online module.

Coaching Athletes with a Disability will provide coaches the ability to:

  • Explain the benefits of sport participation for persons with a disability;
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with, and regards to persons with a disability;
  • Design positive, safe, and inclusive sport experiences for persons with a disability; and
  • Consider next steps in their professional development related to coaching persons with a disability.

The cost to take the training is $15.

It will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Complete the NCCP Coaching Athletes with a Disability module

Click on a Sport below to find out more information on how to get trained as a Coach and meet some current Coaches in parasport. Sports will be updated and added on an on-going basis.

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Would you be interested in a Mentorship Program for coaches new to coaching in Parasport? Please fill out the form below to be notified of future Mentorship Program opportunities

Parasport Mentorship Program – Expression of Interest
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Applications for Mentors Express Program open each Summer!

Complete the NCCP Coaching Athletes with a Disability module

Check out the 2018 Parasport Report

Find information on coaching Para Athletes.

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