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The national information hub for NCCP Swimming Coach Certification can be found HERE.  This includes:

NCCP Transition - Old to New Certification - Swimming Canada Communication May 2016
Professional Development - In order for NCCP coaches to maintain their trained and certified status, they are required to obtain PD points. The number of points depends on the coaching context in which they coach and Swimming Canada provides its coaches with a period of 5 years to collect their PD points.

Club Funding Support for fully CERTIFIED coaches:

Clubs who have supported coaches through to achieve FULL NCCP CERTIFICATION can submit a list of those coaches who completed certification between April 1, 2016 and March 31st, 2017 and receive the following funds:

  • Fundamentals Certified: $50 per coach
  • Age Group: $100 per coach
  • Competition Coach: $150 per coach


  1. Registered and in compliance as a coach with CSCTA, Swimming Canada and Swim Ontario (including VSC)
  2. Completed training in respective NCCP pathway
  3. Completed portfolio work in respective NCCP pathway
  4. Completed evaluations in respective NCCP pathway
  5. Completed assessments in respective NCCP pathway
  6. Completed MED in respective NCCP pathway

Clubs can submit a list of fully certified NCCP coaches to using the attached application by March 31, 2017 (no late applications will be accepted or considered)

If you are looking for information regarding the Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD), please click HERE

If you have any NCCP related questions, please contact Lindsay Taylor

Additional multi sport NCCP coaching courses and educational funding opportunities can be found through the Coaches Association of Ontario.

Important courses offered through CAO include:

  • Required for Level 2 Age Group Coach
    • Teaching & Learning, Design a Basic Sports Program, Basic Mental Skills (Part B) 
  • Required for Level 3 Senior Coach
    • Developing Athletic Abilities
    • Coaching and Leading Effectively
    • Prevention and Recovery of Injury
    • Psychology of Performance
    • Leading Drug Free Sport
    • Managing Conflict

Important Funding Opportunity

CSCTA Registration:
Any individual wanting to practice the profession of coaching or teaching swimming to a member of Swim Ontario/SNC must be a member of Swimming Canada, their provincial governing sport body and the Canadian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association.

This is done through the Swimming Canada National Registration System.

Club Coaches - please contact your club administrator to assist you with your registration.
Independant Coaches - please email Heather Dwinnell for information on how to register as an independant coach.