Racquetball Canada is committed to excellence, whether you are coaching those who are first-time players or those who compete at the elite international level. We work in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) to provide coach education and development opportunities that fit the needs of our coaches.
Racquetball Canada’s coaching education program links directly to our Long Term Athlete Development Plan (LTAD) and provides coaches with the right knowledge and skills to help all athletes develop to their potential . Click here for more information about Racquetball Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Plan.
For more information about coach education visit our Safe Sport pages where you can find more information about the Responsible Coaching Movement, coach education opportunities and excellent coaching resources.
Racquetball Canada Coach Pathway
Racquetball Canada offers coach education in the NCCP Community Sport and NCCP Competition streams. Coach education is accomplished through NCCP sport-specific workshops administered by Racquetball Canada and NCCP Multi-sport Training Modules available through the provincial and territorial coaching associations
NCCP Community Initiation Coach Training
This training is for coaches working with novice racquetball players typically at the Fundamental or Active for Life stage of Long Term Athlete Development.
NCCP Competition – Introduction Coach Training
This training is for coaches working with athletes who are starting to compete in tournaments and provincial championships. Athletes are typically at the Learn to Train and Train to Train levels of Long Term Athlete Development.
NCCP Competition – Development Coach Training
This training is intended for coaches working with athletes who are competing at the Canadian Championships in the Open category and are at the Train to Compete stage of Long Term Athlete Development.
Advanced Coaching Diploma
This training is designed for coaches of Canadian athletes competing at national, and international levels.
Find a Coach Training Opportunity
Those interested in racquetball specific NCCP coach training should contact their provincial association or Racquetball Canada.
Information about NCCP Multi-sport Training Modules is available through your Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representative or by consulting the Coaching Association of Canada NCCP Workshop Calendar.
Provincial Coaching Associations
- Alberta Sport Connections
- Via Sport – British Columbia
- Coaching Manitoba
- Coaching Newfoundland & Labrador
- Coach New Brunswick
- Coaching Nova Scotia
- Coaches Association of Ontario
- Coaching Prince Edward Island
- Sports Québec
- Coaching Association of Saskatchewan
Coaching Association of Canada
The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) workshops that Racquetball Canada encourages all coaches to take, even if they are only beginning to coach, include:
- At least one of the following Ethics worshops that provide important safe sport and responsible coaching training; Safe Sport Training, NCCP Make Ethical Decisions or NCCP Empower+ ;
- Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders, a course about bullying, harassment and discrimination prevention;
- Making Headway that prepares coaches for dealing with concussion or possible concussion situations.