ICS International Coaching School

High Performance Sport Coaching Education and Professional Development

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.

Taking place at Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Victoria campus, the International Coaching School is offered through two streams: the Sport Performance Coaching Certificate and the High Performance Coach Advance.

The Sport Performance Coaching Certificate stream offers coaches enhanced training in the NCCP Competition-Development modules in an interactive multi-sport setting. Coaches will have the opportunity to complete up to eight NCCP modules, as well as earn the Sport Performance Coaching Certificate from the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, in only one week.

The High Performance Coach Advance is geared toward Varsity, Provincial, National, and Advanced Coaching Diploma (NCI) alumni coaches working with athletes in the ‘Train to Train’ through to the ‘Train to Win’ stages of the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) pathway. Coaches have the opportunity to engage and network with their peers, while sharing best practices under a new theme each year.

Learn more about the International Coaching School by checking out our 2017 International Coaching School Recap!

International Coaching School 2018 is now completed. Keep your eyes out for info about ICS 2019!

ICS 2018 took place in Victoria May 26-June 1
Read more about the modules and schedule that were part of ICS 2018 below
View the Complete 2018 International Coaching School Package (Schedule, Descriptions & Bios)

SPCC 2018 - Sport Performance Coaching Certificate

The Sport Performance Coaching Certificate

Coaches who took part in the Sport Performance Coaching Certificate stream were required to complete eight multi-sport coaching modules, with a minimum of six being taken at the International Coaching School. Below is a list of the modules that were offered at the 2017 International Coaching School.

Competition Introduction Module (Must be Complete)

  1. Make Ethical Decisions

Competition Development Modules

  1. Advanced Practice Planning
  2. Coaching and Leading Effectively
  3. Developing Athletic Abilities
  4. Leading Drug-Free Sport
  5. Manage a Sport Program
  6. Managing Conflict
  7. Performance Planning
  8. Prevention and Recovery
  9. Psychology of Performance

Please Note

We are working on a new version of the High Performance Coach Advance, please keep an eye out for it in 2019!

The High Performance Coach Advance

The 2017 High Performance Coach Advance explored coaching pathways and transition that lead to the most effective coaching that will help athletes to achieve their highest. The two-day event was geared to help coaches network and share practices that help to create a unique coaches “game plan” to maximize one’s coaching career.

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