Thursday, October 12, 2017
BC Hockey would like to welcome all coaches back to another exciting season of hockey. The priority of the BC Hockey Coaching program is the betterment of all players through exceptional coaching. To this end, we would like to remind you of the certification requirements, development opportunities and innovation for the 2017-2018 season.
Certification Requirements: BC Hockey has added a new clinic to the standing National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) offerings. The Coach 1 – Intro to Coach is required for all new coaches at the below atom division. This course content has been refined to match the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) principles for athletes from five to eight (5-8) years old. Coaches will learn seasonal planning techniques, practice planning, communication skills and leadership. For Coach 1 – Intro to Coach clinics, CLICK HERE
“BC Hockey is pleased to launch two (2) new programs to better assist coaches in teaching and developing players”, said David Marshall, Coach Coordinator, BC Hockey. “The Coach 1 Coaching Clinic and the National Coach Mentorship Program (NCMP) - Specialty Clinics, which have been re-tooled to provide five (5) new clinics that will give coaches at every level the ability to better develop player's fundamental skills.”
For more information about BC Hockey’s coaching program, please visit the BC Hockey’s updated coaches website HERE or email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow along through social media at www.facebook.com/BCHockeySource, https://twitter.com/Coach_BCHockey, www.youtube.com/BCHockeySource or www.instagram.com/BCHockeySource.