Coaches Certification Required

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For the 2016 Season, all coaches, Football and Cheer will require Making Headway in Football (free online) and Making Ethical Decisions ($85 online).

Coaches will require an NCCP number to take these courses. If you do not have one yet, you can get yours at here.

Courses must be complete by July 16th.

Upcoming Coach Clinics

There is a Head Coaches Clinic and a Safe Contact Clinic in Abbotsford this weekend (June 17th and 18th). Register online at the link below, courses are free.

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NCCP Clinics in Langley

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Head Coaches

Friday, June 10
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Modules: Making Ethical Decisions, Planning a Practice, Teaching and Learning

All Coaches – Safe Contact Clinic

Saturday, June 11
9:00am – 2:00pm
Modules: Safe Contact

Location: McLeod Stadium, Langley

Go to to register! 

There is also one in Abbotsford ( June 17th and 18th) if coaches cannot make the Langley dates. Register online at the link above, courses are free.

Coach of the Year Nominations

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It’s that time of the year again to recognize the best coaches by nominating them for the Coach of the Year awards.

As per usual, there are two categories. The Community Coach of the Year is open to any coach in Community or Junior football, while the Scholastic Coach of the Year is open to any coach in High School or University Football.

The nomination form can be downloaded here.

The deadline for nomination is January 4, 2016.

BC Coaches Week

ViaSport and the BC Government have partnered to proclaim September 19 – 26 as BC Coaches Week. They are hosting special events all week long throughout the province to recognize coaches for their hard work and dedication. Free National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) workshops are being delivered by regional partners for up to 1,000 coaches as part of the celebrations.

There is also a contest component. British Columbians are encouraged to tweet or post a selfie of themselves and their coach on social media during Coaches Week by using the hashtag #ThanksCoach and tagging @CoachesViaSport on Twitter or @ViaSport on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to win a prize for their coach. Winners will be announced Monday, Sept. 28.

Go to ViaSport Website for more info →