Basketball coach and team
Become a Coach

So you want to become a coach...

Becoming a certified coach is an exciting process that begins your journey into both a rewarding and challenging field.

Respect in Sport
Activity Leader Certification
Coach Education
Find a Course
Workshops & PD Points
Coach of the Month
Nominate a Coach
Regional Athlete Testing Combines

Regional Testing Combines open to rural Manitoba athletes of ANY level and sport. Athletes: baseline testing done for speed, agility, strength & power. Coaches: testing done for your entire team efficiently, at low cost and results reviewed by sport performance experts. Parents: learn about the sport development pathway and ask questions about strength and conditioning.

Canada Games Sport for Life Centre

Sport Manitoba is establishing a new home to serve the province - the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre. The Canada Games Sport for Life Centre will profoundly improve access to sport and sport training across Manitoba. Follow our construction updates to see how the project progresses.


Introduction to Competition B
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 08:30

This course consists of three modules:  Teaching and Learning, Design a Basic Sport Program and Basic Mental Skills.

Upon completing the Teaching and Learning module you will be able to:

Introduction to Competition A
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 08:30

This course consists of three modules:  Planning a Practice, Nutrition and Make Ethical Decisions. 

The Planning a Practice module will give you the skills to:

2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 17:00

On November 5, 2016, five athletes, two builders and two teams will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the 37th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg.

Recent news

“Thanks Coach!” Award Recipients

Sport Manitoba and Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries are pleased to announce the recipients of “Thanks Coach!” awards at the 2016 Power Smart Manitoba Summer Games in Steinbach. These awards recognize the often unheralded but very important role coaches play.

Regional Athlete Testing Combines

Sport Manitoba is hosting Regional Testing Combines open to athletes of ANY level and sport. The first Combine will take place in Winkler on September 9, 2016. The second Combine will take place in Brandon on September 10, 2016.

Closing Ceremonies, Final Medal Standings and Trophy Winners

3,000 athletes, coaches and volunteers gathered together from all from different parts of the province, from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences – and for one week we all had the common goal, to experience True Sport and live the magic of the Games!

Competition Development Multi-Sport Modules

The Manage a Sport Program Module Monday June 27, 2016 - 9am-12:30pm - Conference Room A - Sport for Life Centre – 145 Pacific Ave

Stay up to date

Monthly Coaching eNewsletter
Sport Manitoba is on Instagram