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

NCCP Training

The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) is here to help you be the best coach that you can be. When you take an NCCP clinic, you’ll gain softball technical abilities as well as leadership and decision-making skills. NCCP training will open doors to new opportunities in coaching and in life.

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