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 […]

Virtual Assessment Pilot Project

Skate Canada is piloting virtual assessments of the STAR 6 – Gold structure. Clubs and/or skating schools that have been directly affected due to the current pandemic, as well as clubs and/or skating schools that are geographically challenged due to their remote location will have priority in this pilot. The goal is to create recommendations […]

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 […]

2021 Skate Canada Challenge Announcement

As you are aware, the 2020-2021 season is being impacted by the global pandemic which requires us to revisit the format of all competitions to ensure that safety protocols can be properly implemented.  Following consultation with all Skate Canada Sections, the following revisions to the format of 2021 Skate Canada Challenge will be operational for […]

Are you in good standing?

Welcome back Coaches and Choreographers! As we return to the ice, we ask that you please verify your Coach Dashboard and ensure that your status shows in good standing. Being in good standing confirms that you have the proper credentials and insurance coverage to coach in Skate Canada clubs and schools It is your responsibility […]