For info on upcoming Basketball NWT coaching courses or if you would like to host a coaching clinic in your community please email rami.bnwt@gmail.com.

If you are interested in Coaching, please visit www.coach.ca to learn about the different NCCP levels.

For the Coaching Pathways click here! 


Professional Development NCCP Certifications

NATIONAL COACHES WEEK SEPTEMBER 19 – 27, 2020

Here is the lineup for Coaches Week.  All the courses offered by Sport North will be FREE and will be online. You can register for the NCCP multi-sport course through your Locker account, or follow the links in NCCP Calendar found here  https://coach.ca/nccp-workshop-calendar

Planning a Practice – September 19 & 20, 2020
This is a two part course, and you must attend both days to receive credit. The session will run from 9:00 am – Noon MST, both days.

Description:
The NCCP Planning a Practice module consists of two components:

  • a free NCCP Emergency Action Plan eLearning activity
  • a five-hour in-class/online delivered module.

Coaches must complete both components to receive full credit for having taken the NCCP Planning a Practice Module.

The goal of the module is to prepare coaches to plan safe and effective practices.  The NCCP Planning a Practice learning activities will prepare coaches to:

  • explain the importance of logistics in the development of a practice plan;
  • establish an appropriate structure for a practice; and
  • identify appropriate activities for each part of the practice.

After completing the NCCP Emergency Action Plan eLearning activity, coaches will be able to:

  • describe the importance of having an Emergency Action Plan (EAP);
  • identify when to activate the EAP;
  • explain the responsibilities of the charge person and call person when the EAP is activated; and
  • create a detailed EAP that includes all required information for responding to an emergency.

Managing Conflict – September 21, 2020
This session will run from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm MST.

Description:
After completing the NCCP Managing Conflict module, you will be able to:

  • identify common sources of conflict in sport;
  • determine which individuals or groups are most likely to find themselves in situations involving conflict;
  • prevent and solve conflict resulting from misinformation, miscommunication, or misunderstandings; and
  • listen and speak effectively in conflict situations while maintaining positive relationships with athletes, parents, officials, and other coaches.

Make Ethical Decisions – September 21, 2020
This session will run from 6:00 – 9:30 pm MST.

Description:
After completing the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions module, you will be able to:

  • analyze a challenging situation to determine its moral, legal, or ethical implications; and
  • apply the NCCP Ethical Decision-Making Model to properly respond to situations in a way that is consistent with the NCCP Code of Ethics.

After you have taken the module, you can access the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions online evaluation free through the Locker. Successful completion of the evaluation is necessary for coach certification in any NCCP program.

Manage a Sport Program – September 22, 2020
This session will run from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm MST.

Description:
After completing the NCCP Manage a Sport Program, you will be able to:

  • manage administrative aspects of the program and oversee logistics;
  • manage staff roles and responsibilities;
  • manage camp and tournament finances and travel, and;
  • report on athlete progress throughout the program.

Basic Mental Skills – September 22, 2020
This session will run from 6:00 – 9:30 pm MST.

Description:
After completing the NCCP Basic Mental Skills module, you will be able to:

  • recognize signs that an athlete may need to improve his or her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills; and develop tools to help the athlete to make improvements in these areas; and
  • run simple guided activities that help athletes improve basic mental skills.

NWT Coach Webinar – Coaching Multi-Sports Athletes – September 23, 2020 at Noon

Registration link to follow. To find a course and REGISTER go to the Sport North Coaching page.

Description:
The topic of discussion is coaching multi-sport athletes led by Andre Lachance and Heather Ross McManus.

NWT Coach Webinar – Influencing Change Webinar – September 25, 2020

Registration link to follow. To find a course and REGISTER go to the Sport North Coaching page.

Planning a Practice – September 26 & 27, 2020
This is a two part course, and you must attend both days to receive credit. The session will run from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm MST, both days.

Description:
After completing the NCCP Prevention and Recovery module, you will be able to:

  • identify common injuries in your sport and develop appropriate prevention and recovery strategies to keep your athletes injury-free during training and competition;
  • offer valuable information and guidance on hydration, nutrition, and sleep as they relate to injury prevention;
  • choose skills and drills that help athletes perform appropriate warm-ups and cool-downs;
  • develop functional evaluations for an athlete’s return to play; and
  • implement recovery and regeneration techniques to help an athlete maintain or return to optimal performance post-injury.

NCCP Courses Not Requiring Registration

NCCP Coaching Athletes with a Disability  ($15.00) // 5 PD points  
https://coach.ca/nccp-coaching-athletes-disability

NCCP Making Headway in Sport (free) // 5 PD Points  
https://coach.ca/nccp-making-head-way-sport

Keeping Girls in Sport
https://jumpstart-kgis.respectgroupinc.com/?adlocation=Jumpstart_CoachGirlsInSports_en

EAP Plan  (free) // 1 PD Point  
https://coach.ca/nccp-emergency-action-plan

NCCP Coach Initiation in Sport  ($15.00) // 5 PD Points  
https://coach.ca/nccp-coach-initiation-sport

Safe Sport Training (Free) // 2 PD Points  
https://coach.ca/safe-sport-training                    


For multi-sport courses available in the NWT, please visit https://www.sportnorth.com/coaching/coaching or contact Rita Mercredi – Director of Coaching Development.

Email: rmercredi@sportnorth.com 
Ph: (867)669-833