The NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma is the pinnacle of a coach's education in the National Coaching Certification Program. ACD coaches are recognized as being among the most qualified coaches and leaders of athletes and sport programs provincially, nationally and internationally.
The Diploma consists of four core themes: Coaching Leadership, Coaching Effectiveness, Performance Planning, and Training and Competition Readiness. Each theme requires coaches to complete a series of modules comprised of several 3 hour units of in-classroom sessions, seminars, workshops, or labs. Coaches enrolled in the diploma program will work with a designated master and/or mentor coach who will support them in their completion of program requirements.
The Advanced Coaching Diploma Program offered by the NCCP predominantly targets coaches working with Training to Train and Training to Compete athletes, which may include:
The NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma provides flexibility for the active coach with a busy schedule. The diploma is available in a two year, part-time program, but may be obtained in more or less time depending on the ACD. Various delivery schedules are available.
Please download the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma brochure for the entry pre-requisites for coaches wishing to achieve an NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma. Please contact the ACD in your region for more information on enrolling.