COACH MENTORSHIP

Softball Canada's 18-month Mentorship Program is aimed at targeting potential/developing female softball coaches in Canada.  The program is based upon the matching of a female mentee coach with a female mentor coach. The program is structured to meet the needs of each coach selected to the program and to enable an experience that will benefit the mentee, the mentor, and Softball in Canada.

DURATION OF PROGRAM

18 months.  

GOALS

  1. To advance the careers and skill development of female coaches by providing a mentoring program with experienced and seasoned coaches
  2. To provide the opportunity for senior members to volunteer and contribute their knowledge in a direct and highly rewarding way
  3. To identify future leaders/mentors
  4. To develop future female coaches and increase the coaching pool within softball

PROGRAM ELEMENTS

In addition to the guided 18 month long formal mentee/mentor partnership, mentor coaches involved will:

  • Be provided free mentorship training
  • Networking opportunities with other coaches throughout Canada
  • Coaching and professional development opportunities
  • A unique opportunity to give back to Softball in Canada
  • Build leadership skills
  • An honorarium

MENTOR COACH ELIGIBILITY

  • Female identifying
  • 5+ years coaching experience
  • Minimum Trained or Certified Coach in Softball’s NCCP
  • Completed CAC MED Online Evaluation and CAC Safe Sport Training
  • Reference letter from Provincial/Territorial/Local Association and/or a Co-Coach/Athlete
  • In good standing with your Provincial/Territorial/Local association

MENTOR COACH APPLICATION