NCCP Coaches are described as follows:
In Training – when they have completed some of the required training for a context
Trained – when they have completed all required training for a context;
Certified – when they have completed all evaluation requirements for a context.
Softball Coaching Standards in Canada:
Canada Summer Games: All Coaches must be Competition - Development Certified
- U14 & U16: Head Coach must be Competition - Introduction Certified, Assistant Coaches must be Competition - Introduction Trained
- U19, U23, Men’s & Women’s: All Coaches must be Competition - Introduction Certified
Provincials/Westerns/Easterns: This is governed by the individual Provinces/Territories, not Softball Canada. Please contact your Provincial or Territorial Softball Association for more information.
*As of 2020 the Foundations of Coaching Softball (FOCS) - Part 1 eLearning Module will be the minimum training that coaches require at all levels of play. Please check for any additional coaching requirements (MED, Respect In Sport, Making Headway, etc) with your individual Province/Territory.