Coaching Certification Cross Country Canada Policy - Minimum Mandatory Coaching Qualifications
Coaches must complete a coaching workshop and RCMP check in order to supervise, instruct or coach ski activities for children under 16 years of age. If an individual is just following behind the last skier or helping to put on gloves and skis they do not require minimum training…only an RCMP check.
Please link to the Cross County Yukon coaching requirements in order to understand how the Cross Country Canada coaching standards fit into our Yukon programs.
Introduction to Community Coaching (ICC)
Required for leading bunnyrabbits (U6) and assisting Jackrabbits and Orange Squad.
The "ICC" program is intended to provide parents and other novice coaches with basic information and a feeling of confidence as they begin their role as coach. It is entry level and there are no pre-requisites except enthusiasm and the minimum age requirement of 16 years.
Community Coaching (CC)
(If you have taken the CC course please link to "Coaches Corner" to make sure you fill out the required forms to complete certification.)
Required for leading Jackrabbits, as well as Orange squad (U10) and assisting Purple and Green Squad.
The "CC" program is the second step in the NCCP training progression. This workshop provides essential training for coaches delivering effective skill development programs for children 6-9 years of age. Pre-requisites: "ICC" training and a minimum age of 16 years.
Competition Coaching Introduction
(CCI- L2T (Learning To Train)
Required for leading Purple and Green squad.
This workshop provides essential training for coaching delivering a well-rounded sport program with a skill development emphasis to children 10-12 years of age. Pre-requisites: Trained Community Coach with practical experience.