Coaching Requirements

· When attending a U12, U14, U16, or U18 Provincial Championship, one of the registered coaches or managers must be fully “Certified” or “Trained” at the required level. See the chart below.

· When attending a U14, U16, or U18 Canadian Championship or Western Canadian Championship, one of the registered coaches or managers must be Competition-Introduction Certified.

· If a team attends a Canadian Championship without one fully Certified coach/manager, then the team will be fined $2,500 (two thousand five hundred dollars).

· If a team attends a Western Canadian Championship without one fully certified coach/manager, then the team will be fined $250 (two hundred fifty dollars).

· To find out more information about becoming NCCP Certified, please contact the Program Coordinator, Jeana Boyd, at programcoordinator@softball.bc.ca  .

· To find out more information about the various coaching pathways within the NCCP, have a look at the document above, Various Coaching Pathways Explained.

Category

Level

Softball BC Article 12.5

NCCP Clinic(s)

Status

U10

 Recommended

LTC or OGP

LTC Trained or OGP Trained

U12

 A

 Required

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

 B

 Required

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

 C

 Recommended

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

U14

 A

 Required

Weekend #1 and Weekend #2

Competition Introduction Trained

 B

 Required

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

 C

 Required

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

U16

 A

 Required

Weekend #1 and Weekend #2

Competition Introduction Trained

 B

 Required

Weekend #1 and Weekend #2

Competition Introduction Trained

 C

 Required

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

U18

 A

 Required

Weekend #1 and Weekend #2

Competition Introduction Trained

 B

 Required

Weekend #1 and Weekend #2

Competition Introduction Trained

 C

 Required

OGP or Weekend #1 and MED

OGP Trained or

Competition Introduction In Training

Legend:

LTC – Softball Community Sport – Learn to Coach Clinic (great for Learn to Play instructors/coaches)

OGP – Softball Community Sport – Ongoing Participation

Weekend #1 – Softball Competition Introduction Weekend #1 Clinic

Weekend #2 – Softball Competition Introduction Weekend #2 Clinic

MED – Making Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation