Driven to Develop Coaches

The Canadian Sport Institute is a world class Olympic and Paralympic training environment. Through the support of our national and provincial partners, our team of sport scientists and medical experts provide programs and services to athletes and coaches to ensure they have every advantage to win medals for Canada.

The Canadian Sport Institute Network has developed a common vision, mission and values for the seven (7) members of the Network. The strong consensus and collaboration from the Network illustrates our commitment to the Network and to a shared vision for the role of the Network in the Canadian high performance sport system.

The strategic priorities of the Coaching discipline area includes formal education, mentorship opportunities, and life services directed at improving athlete performance through well-supported coach development as well as providing a quality employment environment. We are driven to develop competent coaches in the high performance sport pathway who are capable of delivering the highest quality athlete programming.

Eligibility and Registration

Find out more about coach eligibility and registration

Athlete & Coach Benefits Guide

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Benefits & Programs

The Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) is the pinnacle of NCCP training and offers a unique, multi-sport, competency-based program for coaches looking to take the next step in their coaching careers.

Find out more about the Advanced Coaching Diploma

Gymworks™ is a partnership program with local fitness facilities, health clubs and community centres. The benefit enhances your training environment by providing easy, local and no-fee access to strength and conditioning centres. As a registered athlete or coach with CSI you are eligible to take advantage of this partnership.

Read more about Gymworks™.

CSI are proud to work with leading partners who help in the advancement of high performance athletes. Throughout the province there are community partners who believe in supporting the advancement of sport by offering various benefits and discounts to registered CSI athletes and coaches.

Take a look at our Community Partners.

The Sport Performance Speaker Series will feature expert presenters on topics related to sport performance. These events are free to attend and are intended to be an open exchange of information and to build upon your current knowledge of sport.

Read more about our Sport Performance Speaker Series.

Performance Points are a collection of well written articles that have been authored by our in-house experts. These short, easy to read, and well written articles pertain to a variety of topics that are applicable to athlete and coach lifestyle in High Performance sport.

Take a look at our Performance Points.

The Coach Connect is a quarterly newsletter written by our in-house Athlete Coach Services team to acknowledge all newsworthy information relevant to registered coaches.

Find out more about our Coach Connect Newsletter.

The International Coaching School brings together some of the brightest coaching minds in Canada to deliver educational opportunities for high performance coaches and share their experiences – from provincial games all the way to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Find out more about the International Coaching School

Coaching Operational Objectives

  1. Deliver Advanced Coaching Diploma on annual basis.
  2. Implement Advanced Coaching Excellence / NCCP HP Accreditation program in conjunction with Targeted NSOs.
  3. Implement International Coaching School consisting of High Performance Coach Advance and Sport Performance Coaching Certificate.
  4. Liaise with public post-secondary schools to align coach development.