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  • The Coaching Association of Canada supports new recommendations for concussion protocols

    August 21, 2014

    The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), as the leader of coach education and training in Canada, strongly supports the recommendations made by the Canadian Concussion Collaborative that call for an end to the haphazard approach to current concussion management for all sports in Canada.

  • Concussion Awareness

    August 14, 2013

    Concussions can occur while participating in any sport or recreational activity. Since the circumstances under which a concussion can be sustained are so varied, it’s important for all coaches, parents, and athletes to be aware of the signs, symptoms, and what to do if a concussion occurs.Thes

  • What’s your Concussion IQ?

    February 28, 2013

    Concussions can occur while participating in any sport or recreational activity. Since the circumstances under which a concussion can be sustained are so varied, it is important for all coaches, parents, and athletes to educate themselves on the signs, symptoms, and what to do if a concussion occurs

  • Concussion Stories

    February 28, 2013

    KatherineEricaIn September 2012, Erica Bergman’s team was at their regular Thursday evening practice at the Gloucester Synchro Club in Ottawa, ON. The team was working on their lifts and throws, the “Oh-wow-moments,” as Erica describes.Read moreNathanIn February 2012, during a hock

  • How a Concussion Occurs

    February 28, 2013

    How a Concussion OccursClick the tabs below to see actions that can lead to a concussion. Direct Impact to Head Impact to Head from Body Blow Direct Impact Due to Fall Indirect Impact THE ACTIONSudden impact to the head causes the head

  • CAC wins International Award for Concussion eLearning series

    June 19, 2013

    The Making Head Way in Sport eLearning module has just received an Honourable Mention from the International E-Learning Association.

  • The Coaching Association of Canada Supports Jury’s Recommendations for Concussion Education Guidelines

    June 5, 2015

    OTTAWA (June 5, 2015) – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) supports the education-driven recommendations made by the jury serving on the inquest into the death of Rowan Stringer highlighting the important role an educated coach plays in the prevention, identification, and management of sport-related concussions and return to play for participants.

  • 6 step Return to Play guidelines following a concussion

    December 21, 2017

    Click here to view the INFOGRAPHIC!A CONCUSSION is a serious event, but you can recover fully from such an injury if the brain is given enough time to rest and recuperate. Returning to normal activities, including sport participation, is a step-wise process that requires patience, attention, and cau

  • Making Head Way

    March 14, 2013

    Concussion eLearning SeriesDesigned to help you gain the knowledge and skills required to ensure the safety of your athletes, these NCCP Professional Development modules will make you concussion smart!To begin, you will require a NCCP#. If you have never taken an NCCP course and need a NCCP#, please

  • Nathan's Story

    February 28, 2013

    In February 2012, during a hockey practice drill, Nathan Fraser, age 12, sustained a concussion. In the nine months since the accident, Nathan and his parents, Christine and Adam, have learned about the symptoms of concussion, the steps to take if a concussion occurs, and how to play safe to minimiz

  • Making Head Way in Sport eLearning module is now available at no charge

    July 17, 2014

    The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to announce that the award-winning Making Head Way in Sport eLearning module is now available at no charge.

  • Coaching Internship Program 2008-2009

    January 13,2009

    Josh Dixon is one of the interns of the Coaching Intership Program for 2008-2009.

  • Session Details

    October 28, 2009

     

  • Multi-sport Training

    April 16, 2012

    The following multi-sport coaching modules will enhance your coaching repertoire!Many of these have been integrated by sports into their own sport-specific workshops while other sports require their coaches to take them separately through our network of Provincial and Territorial Coaching Representa

  • Resource Library

    April 23, 2012

    The following resources have been developed by the CAC to assist coaches. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact communications@coach.caLeading the Way: Working with LGBTQ Athletes and CoachesLeading the Way is a practical resource for coaches to create welcoming, inclusiv

  • Katherine's Story

    February 28, 2013

    Katherine Noh loves team sports. When she isn’t on the soccer field, you can find her playing volleyball and basketball. She likes the bond she forms with her teammates and the action of team sports. Then, last year at the basketball regional finals, something happened that changed everything.

  • Comment se produit une commotion cérébrale ?

    February 28, 2013

    Comment se produit une commotion cérébrale ?Cliquez sur les onglets ci-dessous pour voir les actions qui peuvent causer une commotion cérébrale. Impact direct à la tête Impact à la tête résultant d’un coup au corps Impact

  • Erica's story

    March 19, 2013

    In September 2012, Erica Bergman’s team was at their regular Thursday evening practice at the Gloucester Synchro Club in Ottawa, ON. The team was working on their lifts and throws, the “Oh-wow-moments,” as Erica describes.There was a slip, and one of her athletes hit their head on

  • Funded Research Projects (2006-2015)

    July 9, 2013

    2016-2017Investigating the Barriers and Facilitators to Achieving NCCP Certification Lead Researcher: Gretchen Kerr, University of TorontoUnderstanding the Quality and Validity of the Coach Evaluation Experience Throughout CanadaLead Researcher: Jonathon Edwards, University of New Brunswick&nbs

  • Jenny Trew

    August 8, 2013

    Province: OntarioSport: CyclingMentor: Denise KellyFun fact: Loves to knit!When Jenny Trew was in the hospital, seriously injured and missing a good deal of skin from a serious accident while competing in cycling, she never imagined the way that the crash would alter her life.Trew had always been an