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Sport Canada provides tuition support for post-secondary level education for eligible athletes up to a limit of $5,500 per carding cycle and a lifetime maximum of $26,500. Eligible athletes can access tuition support during their athletic career or may defer support until they retire, and can enroll in courses as a part-time or full-time student. Tuition support is only available for courses at publicly supported Canadian universities or colleges, and can include degree, diploma or certificate programs, including the National Coaching Certificate Program. If you have any questions, contact Sports Canada directly.
Game Plan and the CAC will provide support to athletes who are planning to coach in the Competition-Development (Comp-Dev) stream, or the Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) program as part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). Support will be for one year with up to $1000 in grants (and a minimum of $100). Registration occurs in the spring. Applicants must clearly state the dates of courses needed for their coaching pathway, along with other mandatory components. Funding allocations and processes will be outlined in further detail to successful applicants.
Expose athletes to National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) coach education.
Expose athletes to a career in coaching.
Recruit coaches from within the sport system.
Develop a relationship between, Game Plan, CAC, NSOs, COC & CPC, to keep athletes and alumni in the sport system.
1. Access to Competition-Development
The Game Plan Coaching Education Program will reimburse coaching education fees for athletes to complete NCCP Competition-Development training in their sport. This reimbursement is available to athletes who are still competing, or within 2 years of retirement, per Game Plan eligibility. Through the CAC’s Women in Coaching Program, we encourage female athletes to apply.
2 . Access to the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma
The Game Plan Coaching Education Program reimburse coaching education fees for 1-2 athletes to complete the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma. This reimbursement is available to athletes transitioning out of sport or who have already retired. The CAC’s support will go toward supporting women participants.
The Advanced Diploma in Coaching allows me to validate certain knowledge acquired in the fields.
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These planning steps may include:
Dedicated academic advisors providing individualized educational planning and counseling for high performance athletes
Priority registration and clear course requirements, expectations, timelines, and content made available in a course syllabus prior to normal course enrolment period
Courses with flexible assignment and exam dates, and alternate delivery options (i.e., online, correspondence, and distance studies)
Resources tailored to athletes’ unique needs and skill sets including career, mental health, and tutoring services
Planning for reduced course loads, the ability to postpone and resume studies, and prolonged completion times for degrees