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National Coaches Week September 17-25

By Ontario Volleyball Association, 09/16/22, 11:30AM EDT


National Coaches Week celebrates the positive impact coaches have on athletes, participants, and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by saying #ThanksCoach. With virtual activities held across the country to celebrate coaching, National Coaches Week provides coaches with the recognition they deserve for the time they devote to ensuring Canadians live an active, healthy lifestyle.

For more information on events happening in your region, visit or contact your Provincial or Territorial Coaching Representative.

CAO Offering Discounted NCCP Education

During National Coaches Week, coaches can diversify their coaching knowledge with free or discounted NCCP education provided through the Coaches Association of Ontario.

The NCCP Make Ethical Decisions, Mentorship, and Fundamental Movement Skills workshops will be available for coaches from September 17-25. Each course is $10-15 and are offered at the following locations:

Markham – Hub Climbing Gym
Barrie – Horseshoe Resort
Thunder Bay – Canada Games Complex

Interested in Coaching?

Ontario Volleyball maintains NCCP coaching certification standards for all coaches in Ontario.   

All athletes have the right to a safe, inclusive and responsible volleyball experience. As people in positions of authority, coaches have an important role to play in providing this type of environment. Coaches have the responsibility to:

• Complete the necessary training in order to provide an environment that is physically, mentally, emotionally and socially safe for all athletes and participants

• Complete the necessary training in order to provide a responsible learning environment that incorporates Volleyball Canada’s teaching methodologies, technical guidelines and long-term athlete development principles

• Ensure that all of their coach training is current so as to be able to provide a safe and responsible volleyball experience for all

View the Coach Eligibility Policy  to determine what requirements you must meet for the upcoming indoor volleyball season.