NCCP Deadlines during COVID – Update

Due to the continuing challenges COVID-19 is presenting, all deadlines associated with NCCP certifications for CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and Regional have been extended until December 31, 2021 for those who are unable to access ice or skaters to complete their portfolio requirements.   Certified Portfolios Submissions will continue to be accepted during COVID through the eLearning […]

First Aid Expiry during COVID – Update

To accommodate the various phased-in approaches across the country, Skate Canada is providing a further extension for coaches to update their first aid requirements. Coaches whose first aid certificates expired during COVID-19 (after March 2020) will have an extension period until June 30, 2021 to update Skate Canada with a valid first aid certificate. Extension […]

Coach Eligibility Tool

Coaches must be in good standing prior to instructing at a club or skating school. All club and skating school administrators have access to the Coach Eligibility Tool through the Membership Site.  In addition to the Coach Eligibility Tool, a coach’s NCCP status must be verified by following the onscreen instructions from the coach eligibility screen. From the […]

STAR 1-5 Update

The following provides an update for the STAR 1-5 program and STAR 1-5 Coach Assessor Training. STAR 1-5 Program Update The STAR 1-5 program has been updated to include the disciplines of Synchronized Skating (Synchro) and Artistic. A STAR 1-5 Guide has been created on the Info Centre for easy access to all materials and resources […]

Synchro Coach Mentorship Initiative

In partnership with Patinage Québec and Skate Ontario, Skate Canada is pleased to announce a new mentorship initiative to support synchronized skating coaches that are interested in expanding their technical and tactical skills set this season. Together, we will facilitate the mentee-mentor coach connections and technical development opportunities across Canada. A total of nine mentor […]

Terminology Change

As Skate Canada works to improve equity, diversity and inclusion in our sport, we have begun to identify items that need corrective action. We will be changing our terminology for the steps currently identified as a Mohawk and Choctaw for all domestic applications. This revision works toward the decolonizing of our terminology and aligns with […]

NCCP Provincial Coach Update October 2020

Thank you for your patience as we continue to revise the Provincial Coach pathway. This update will provide the following information: Phase out date of workbooks and certification portfolios Outline the new Provincial Coach Pathway Equivalency plan for coaches who are partially through the Provincial Coach pathway Transitional plan for coaches who are partially through […]

Provincial Coach Accreditation for Sectional Championships

For the 2020-2021 competitive season, the following NCCP statuses in the Locker will be accepted for accreditation purposes of pre-novice events at Sectional Championships: Provincial Coach in-training Provincial Coach trained Provincial Coach certified Regional Coach certified AND completion of the multi-sport modules as listed on the Provincial Coach pathway These temporary permissions are in place […]