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.
Parasport Coaching Pathways and Coach Profiles
Click on a Sport below to find out more information on how to get trained as a Coach and meet some current Coaches in parasport. Sports will be updated and added on an on-going basis.
NCCP Coaching Athletes with a Disability eLearning module
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.
For any questions about Coaching in Parasport please contact Eric Belahov at 416-426-7023 or firstname.lastname@example.org