November 24, 2015
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Nova Scotia Physical and Health Literacy Conference Registration Open

You’re invited to the Nova Scotia Physical and Health Literacy Conference October 22nd and 23rd co-hosted by Sport Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Teachers Association for Physical and Health Education(TAPHE). As a key stakeholder in the physical literacy conversation this conference will provide you an interactive experience to ignite ideas around program implementation that help youth develop confidence and skills to encourage life-long enjoyment of sport.

By attending you will also be eligible for 3 NCCP Certification Maintenance Points. The conference’s keynote addresses from Dr. Steve Norris and Richard Monette will draw on their extensive experience working with top level coaches across the country. With more than 50 presentations over two days there are a range of sessions tailored for the professional development of coaches, some include: 

  •         Dr. Jackie Kinley – Emotional Intelligence: Understanding emotions can help us achieve our goals ·      
  • Dr. Colin Higgs – Physical Activity, Sport and the Teenage Brain ·         
  • Amber Muir – Leveling the Playing Field – Alternative Approaches to Physical Literacy ·         
  • Ann Dodge – Gender Equity – What can we do to make sport and physical activity more equitable   
  • + many more…  


For more information or to register for this conference click here

Coaching Association of Canada Launches National Coaches Week

National Coaches Week is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach.

With events 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 what is happening in Nova Scotia during National Coaches week click here

Latest Edition of NCCP Magazine Coaches Plan Available on-line

The Coaching Association of Canada and Coaches of Canada invite you to enjoy Coaches plan magazine – a FREE publication designed for coaches of all sports, at every level of competition!

Published quarterly and packed full of ideas to spark your coaching creativity, resources to help you plan, prepare, and deliver exceptional coaching, profiles on coaches who are making an impact in Canada, and much more, we are confident you will find something to enjoy in YOUR Canadian coaching magazine.

Please click on the link below to view the fall issue.

Coaching Association of Canada launch FREE e-Activity for new coaches

The Coaching Association of Canada has launched a free e-learning program for new coaches. The new resource is designed for first time coaches   Packed with tips, tools, and resources you can download, these FREE tutorials will set coaches up for success!

For more information on this program please follow the link below.

Coaching Association of Canada FREE on-line Concussion Awareness Module

The Coaching Association of Canada has announced the launch of their new e-learning module for concussion awareness. "Making head Way" has been designed to help coaches gain the knowledge and skills required to ensure the safety of their athletes. This multi-sport module will cover: what to do to prevent concussions, how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, what to do when you suspect an athlete has a concussion, and how to ensure athletes return to play safely. For a limited time this on-line module is free to all coaches and the course will also be recorded as professional development on coaches transcripts.

To find out more information about this important issue for all coaches. Follow this link to the CAC web site.


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