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  • Responsible Coaching campaign targets parents to strengthen ethical behaviour in sport

    April 18, 2017

    The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) have launched a Responsible Coaching campaign targeting parents and coaches of youth enrolled in organized sport with enhanced ways to strengthen safety and ethical values in sport. The campaign builds on the Responsible Coaching Movement (RCM), which was launched in 2016.

  • Parents Need to Eat to Compete too!

    July 22, 2013

    The Sport Nutrition program has been developed to help keep athletes as healthy as possible and to provide advice to benefit optimal performance, but what about those who support them? As a parent supporting a young athlete, you have an important job too -- making healthy food choices while acting as a positive role model for your rising star!

  • Sport Nutrition for Parents

    July 22, 2013

    It’s that time of year again – back to school! And back to school means a surge in your day-to-day life. Days get busier and keeping your young athlete healthy gets harder. So how can you keep nutritious food handy, when you’re busy too?

  • FMS for Parents

    November 6, 2013

    Why should I take a NCCP FMS workshop?Every parent wants their child to grow up healthy and happy. Children who can correctly perform the fundamental movement skills have a higher likelihood of becoming active, healthy adults, and experiencing success in sport.From fun, family games, to tasks around

  • For Parents with Children in Sport

    April 12, 2017

    For Parents with Children in SportParticipation in sports is a great way for children to learn skills, develop fitness habits, and build a solid understanding of teamwork and sportsmanship. It helps youth build confidence, self-esteem, and can foster positive body image development.Coaches have a re

  • Tips for parents

    July 23, 2013


  • Eating and Eating Disorders: Signs, Screening, Confronting

    July 22, 2013

    Coaches, health professionals, and parents have important roles to play in the prevention, identification, and management of disordered eating and eating disorders in athletes.

  • Search is on for the Chunky MVC: Most Valuable Coach

    November 25,2008

    – Campbell's® Chunky® and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) announced today the launch of the Chunky MVC: Most Valuable Coach - an interactive, integrated campaign encouraging players, parents, colleagues and community members to nominate their favourite coaches, in any sport and at any level, for the chance to win the Chunky MVC Tribute Day for their entire team, family and…

  • Greg Henhawk: NCI–Ontario Graduate

    December 14,2005

    Coaching is in Greg Henhawk's genes. Both parents are successful softball coaches, with his mother, herself a senior player, winning two Canada Games gold medals.

  • Pam Lynch

    June 28, 2011

    Pam Lynch is a consultant dietitian in Halifax, where she runs her private practice: Nutrition Counseling Services and Associates (NCS). For 40 years, she has relayed her knowledge and interest in nutrition and lifestyle through one-on-one counselling, presentations and workshops to the corporate se

  • Something new at the London Olympics: Global Coaches House 2012

    July 31, 2012

    Just as a first Games for an athlete is often a learning experience that hopefully will pay off later in their career, a coach’s first exposure to an Olympics or Paralympics can be overwhelming. Aside from the heightened security, and limited access to training venues -- the media hype, expec

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Elizabeth Manley

    September 5, 2013

    Boasting more than 30 years in both amateur and professional figure skating, Elizabeth Manley was the first Canadian female to successfully land a triple-double combination jump in competition. She participated in two Olympic Games (where she won the 1988 silver medal and became the Olympic freestyl

  • The Parent Playbook

    August 18, 2015

    Four coaches join forces to offer 7 tips to turn mom and dad from sideline snipers into team players.*The following is an excerpt from a previous Coaches plan article. Click here to read the full version.  Establish a conflict resolution protocol “Utilize a team ombudsperson &nd

  • Overview

    The new NCCP model defines a coach as: In training when some required training has been completed   Trained when all required training is complete.   Certified when all training and evaluation requirements have been met.The new NCCP model distinguishes between training and c

  • Installment #11 – Last Days

    September 12, 2009

    A Coach’s Diary: Living the Dream in Beijing 2008 by Carla Nicholls Installment #11 – Last Days

  • Installment #12 – I’m home!

    September 12, 2009

    A Coach’s Diary: Living the Dream in Beijing 2008 by Carla Nicholls Installment #12 – I’m home!

  • Carla Gets Mail

    September 12, 2009

    A Coach’s Diary: Living the Dream in Beijing 2008 by Carla Nicholls Carla Gets Mail Installme