Coaching 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.


What: An exciting one day event to inspire, recruit, and build capacity for Parasport in Ontario. Hosted by 5X Paralympian Benoît  Huot, the day will include several professional development sessions for coaches.  A light breakfast and hot lunch will be provided.

Where: Abilities Centre – 55 Gordon Street Whitby, ON L1N 0J2

When: Sunday, February 25th from 9:30am – 3:30pm

Why: We want to make Parasport Leadership Stronger! Also, summit attendees will recieve 3 NCCP PD Points and be compensated for their travel (minimum $25 Petro Canada Gift Card for Ontario Residents)!


The  #CoachPara Summit  is hosted by the Coaches Association of Ontario. Ontario coaches are able to attend this day at a subsidized cost through the generous support of the ParaStrong funding provided by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.





With support from the Government of Ontario, the Coaches Association of Ontario is providing FREE access the National Coaching Certification Program’s Coaching Athletes with a Disability Module to Ontario residents until March 31st, 2018.

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.

Fill out your information below and we will email you a Promo Code:

Coaching Athletes with a Disability eModule Discount Code


Parasport Coaching Pathways

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

Archery Athletics Badminton .
Canoe-Kayak.Cycling.Equestrain .Goalball
Judo.Para Alpine.Para Nordic.Para Snowboard
Para Triathlon.Powerlifting.Rowing Sailing
Shooting Sitting Volleyball.Sledge Hockey.Soccer
Swimming Table Tennis.Wheelchair Basketball.Wheelchair Curling
Wheelchair Fencing.Wheelchair Rugby.Wheelchair Tennis

For any questions about Coaching in Parasport please contact  Eric Belahov at 416-426-7023 or