National Coaches Week in Ontario

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We Can’t Stop Celebrating Coaches in Ontario!

September 23rd – 30th, 2017 marks the third annual National Coaches Week (12th Coaches Week in Ontario) asking Canadians join together to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities.


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Kicking-off the week will be the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards, which will be held on Saturday, September 23rd in Toronto.

Nominations are now closed. Stay tuned to hear more about this year’s Ontario Coaching Excellence Award winners!


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In celebration of National Coaches Week in Ontario this year, the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) will be partnering with at least 4 host communities from across the province to deliver NCCP Community Clinics, which aims to recruit, develop, educate and celebrate community volunteer coaches!

An NCCP Community Clinic is weekend of NCCP workshops tailored to serve the needs of that community. Here is what you need to know:

WHAT is an NCCP Community Clinic – A weekend full of community-level coach development and training (2-3 workshops/day) offered at highly subsidized rates ($5-$25)

WHEN can this happen – the weekend of September 22nd -24th or September 29th – October 1st

WHO should apply – Imaginative community coaching champions that can help coordinate and promote an NCCP Community Clinic

WHERE does this happen – A school, university/college campus athletic centre, community centre or sports complex in your community

WHY apply – Celebrate your community of coaches and National Coaches Week in Ontario! Also the cool coach Swag!

Applications have now closed. 

Registration for NCCP Community Clinics  and other NCCP Training Opportunities will be available Summer 2017 – Stay Tuned!


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The program to recruit Ontario’s Coaching Future. The Coaches Helping Coaches Program embodies the CAO’s “Coaches Helping Coaches” philosophy by offering encouragement, support and recognition to coaches in the community that actively mentor and develop the newer coaches.

  Check out the Coaches’ Stories and Find out more about the program!