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.



Coaching Athletes with a Disability is an 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. Access this fundamental resource, which will take approximately 45 minutes to complete, by  clicking here and logging into your NCCP Locker account.

Parasport Coaching Pathways and Coach Profiles

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 .
Judo.Para Alpine.Para Nordic.Para Snowboard
Para Triathlon.Powerlifting.Rowing Sailing
Shooting Sitting Volleyball.Sledge Hockey.Soccer
Swimming.Table Tennis.PARA BUTTONS.PARA BUTTONS (4)

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