PacificSport Vancouver Island is pleased to announce their brand new Coach Academy!
Coach Academy is a twelve-month program providing coaches with NCCP courses, applied coaching workshops, and mentorship! Following their successful application and admittance into their cohort, coaches will receive quality education through collaboration, connection, and inclusion. The PSVI Coach Academy will be delivered through a combination of face-to-face (Covid-19 dependent), online, and, mentorship based activities facilitated by PSVI staff, guest lecturers, and experienced qualified coaches.
PSVI Coach Academy participants will receive:
- NCCP courses including full accreditation in Introduction Competition and Competition Development Modules *Note: depending on courses a coach has already completed we will work with each individual to ensure they received appropriate offerings
- High Five, and Sport for Life courses
- Interactive courses developed by PSVI based on holistic coaching topics, eg: creating a culture, leadership, how to develop your coach philosophy, and understanding different teaching and learning styles
- Mentorship from Experienced Qualified Coaches
- Networking Opportunities
- Coach Association of Canada certification
- PSVI Coach Academy shirt and crewneck
- Performance Analysis training and software subscription
Coach Academy Timeline
September-December 2021: Phase 1 | The Art of Coaching
January-March 2022: Phase 2 | The Coaching Environment
April-June 2022: Phase 3 | Grassroots to Performance Coaching
July-August 2022: Phase 4 | Coaching that Inspires
Coach Academy Application
The PSVI Coach Academy is now open for applications! Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2021.
This inaugral cohort of accepted applicants will begin the PSVI Coach Academy in September 2021.
Successful applicants will need to complete two pre-requisites prior to September 2021: Safe Sport (Online Course) & a Completed Criminal Record Check (including Children & Vulnerable Adults).
Coach Academy Investment
The PSVI Coach Academy is an all-inclusive investment of $1,500.00 for the entire twelve month program, which is valued at $3,492.00.
The $1,500.00 total payment from each coach is significantly offset by a $1,992.00 discount offered by PacificSport Vancouver Island. We are proud to invest in our dedicated local coaches and are confident that their participation in the PacificSport VI Coach Academy will strengthen the regional coaching landscape.
PacificSport Vancouver Island will be happy to work with successful applicants to create payment plans spread over the course of the year-long academy. There will also be a number of funding opportunities that successful applicants may apply for - these will be released once the 2021 cohort is selected.
Coaches are also encouraged to speak with their local sport organizations to inquire about funding for coach education or scholarships! Many clubs will be happy to help contribute some funds towards coach education.
To learn more, please watch our YouTube Town Hall, recorded live on February 24, 2021.