Coaching Association of Canada

National Team Apprenticeship Program

The National Team Coaching Apprenticeship Program is designed to provide opportunities for Canadian women coaches to work with their national team programs leading up to and during the Olympic Games and major international events i.e. world championships, etc., which fall within the specified time frame.

  • 2013-2016 Apprentices


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  • 2010-2013 Apprentices


    Jacqueline Akerman: Biathlon
    Sian Bagshawe: Soccer
    Dallas Ludwick: Diving
    Lynn Séguin: Fencing
    Melissa Soligo: Curling
    Brenda Ban Tighem: Athletics
  • 2007-2010 Apprentices


    Beth Barz: Rugby
    Michelle Darwill: Rowing
    Denise Kelly: Cycling
    Carla Nicholls: Athletics
    Cassandra Smith: Snowboard
  • 2005-2007 Apprentices


    Elena Davydova: Artistic Gymnastics
    Tanya Dubnicoff: Cycling
    Marie-Claude Lapointe: Softball
    Christine Nordhagen: Wrestling
    Lisa Patterson: Cross Country Skiing
    Annie Wolfe: Swimming
  • 2003-2005 Apprentices


    Laryssa Biesenthal: Rowing
    Jadine Cleary: Synchronized Swimming
    Joanne Devlin-Morrison: Sprint Canoe
    Sherry Doiron: Field Hockey
    Tobie Gorman: Gymnastics - Artistic
    Karina Kosko: Gymnastics - Trampoline
    Lisa MacDonald: Hockey
    Georgette Reed: Athletics
    Beth Richardson: Badminton
    Lisa Thomaidis: Basketball
    Natascha Wesch: Rugby
  • 2001-2003 Apprentices


    Beth Ali: Field Hockey
    Sandrine Charron: Biathlon
    Sophie Drolet: Soccer
    Amanda Fader: Athletics - Athletes with a disability
    Andrea Hoffman-Findlay: Water Polo
    Sophie Kessler: Cross Country Skiing - Athletes with a disability
    Marie-Claude Lachance: Badminton
    Moira (D'Andrea) Marshall: Speed Skating
    Heather McFarlane: Swimming
    Noreen Murphy: Softball
    Dorothy Paul: Soccer - Aboriginal Sport
    Helen Radford: Curling
    Laura Solberg: Hockey
    Marnie Temple: Athletics
    Pascale Thibault: Alpine Ski
    Julia Warren: Synchronized Swimming


NTAP Report

In existence since 2000, the National Team Coaching Apprenticeship Program (NTAP) has allowed more than 50 women to travel and coach with their national teams at major international events.

One of the CAC’s many long term investments in national level women coaches through the Women in Coaching program, the NTAP is designed to provide opportunities for Canadian women coaches to work with their national team programs leading to and during the Olympic Games and other major international events. The following report was completed to present the impact of the program on the participating coaches and to measure their achievements.

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