NCCP Pathway Explained


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NCCP Streams Explained (Flowchart/Info Graphic)

 

When attending a U13, U15, U17, or U19 Provincial Championship, one of the registered coaches or managers must be “Trained” at the required level. See the chart below.

When attending a U15, U17, or U19  Western Canadian Championship, one of the registered coaches or managers must be Competition-Introduction Certified.

When attending a Canadian Championship, the registered head coach must be Competition-Introduction Certified and assistant coaches on the playing field must be Competition-Introduction Trained. 

Softball Canada’s standards page: https://softball.ca/programs/coaching/nccp-training/coaching-standards

If a team attends a Canadian Championship without the registered head coach meeting the coaching criteria, the team will be fined $2,500 (two thousand five hundred dollars).

If a team attends a Western Canadian Championship without a coach/manager meeting the coaching criteria, the team will be fined $250 (two hundred fifty dollars).

To find out more information about becoming NCCP Certified, please contact the Softball BC office.

To find out more information about the various coaching pathways within the NCCP, have a look at the document above, Various Coaching Pathways Explained.

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REQUIREMENT:
PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Status

obtained for Provincial 

REQUIREMENT: 
WESTERN CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
REQUIREMENT:
CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

U7/U9
Recommended

LTC or Community Coach

FOCS 1 

LTC Trained or Community Coach Trained N/A N/A

U11
Recommended 

LTC or Community Coach

FOCS 1 

LTC Trained or Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
U13A
Required

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 

Community Coach Trained  N/A N/A
U13B
Required

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
U13C 
Recommended

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
U15A 
Required
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained N/A

Competition Introduction Certified

U15B 
Required
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained

Competition Introduction Certified

N/A
U15C
Required

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
U17A
Required
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained N/A

Competition Introduction Certified

U17B
Required
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 +MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained

Competition Introduction Certified

N/A
U17C
Required

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
U19A
Required
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained N/A Competition Introduction Certified
U19B
Required
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained Competition Introduction Certified N/A
U20C
Required

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
Men’s * Women’s A
Recommended
Competition Introduction

Clinic #1 and #2 + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Competition Introduction Trained N/A Competition Introduction Certified
Men’s * Women’s B
Recommended

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Community Coach Trained Competition Introduction Certified N/A
Men’s * Women’s C
Recommended

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A
Men’s * Women’s  D
Recommended

Community Coach + MED

FOCS 1 & 2

Community Coach Trained N/A N/A

Legend:

 

  • LTC: Community Sport - Learn to Coach Clinic (great for Learn to Play instructors/coaches)
  • Community Coach: Community Sport - Ongoing Participation
  • Weekend #1: Competition Introduction Weekend #1 Clinic
  • Weekend #2: Competition Introduction Weekend #2 Clinic
  • MED: Making Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation

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