CCC Coaching License

Coaches are at the core of the Athlete Development system as they have the most influence and responsibilities in developing athletes. As such it is critical for CCC and divisions to have complete standardized and reliable data in regards to who is an active coach, how many there are and what their coach training (NCCP) statuses are.



Benefits of the CCC Coaching License

  • It is free!
  • CCC Liability insurance coverage for coaches, as long as other Minimum Mandatory Coaching Qualification requirements are met;
  • Allowing CCC and divisions to assess trends in regards to coach retention, coach development and coach/athlete ratios, leading to more efficient and targeted coach and athlete development plans, policies and initiatives;
  • Occasional communication on pertinent coaching information like newly developed coaching resources and other support available;
  • Allowing CCC and divisions to speak of and represent the entire coaching community while negotiating and managing partnerships and sponsorships;
  • Awarding Coaching Points towards CCC’s Club Podium ranking; CCC Coach License statistics can also be used for other club awards reflecting Coaching Development.
  • Exclusive Coupon-Code providing 10% discount on all items in CCC's E-Store at any time!

For who?

The CCC coaching license is aimed at all active cross country ski coaches in Canada who are coaching at least 7 hours per year with a registered cross country ski club (with their division).

An “active” coach is anyone who performs typical coaching tasks with a registered club, including delivering practices or assisting with delivery of practices, with any age group, for at least 7 hours per year.

Personal information collected is kept private and may only be used for risk management, planning and communication purposes between Cross Country Ski de fond Canada, the coach’s club and division.

The license is renewable on a yearly basis, starting June 15th and effective July 1st of each year.

The CCC Coaching License will become mandatory for all coaches coaching for more than 7 hours/year starting July 1st 2017. Only those coaches with a valid CCC coaching license will benefit from CCC’s liability insurance while performing in a coaching role with a registered cross country ski club.

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