Coaches are extremely important in the development of boccia athletes. Boccia Canada provides training sessions and resources for individuals interested in coaching boccia. If you are interested in coaching boccia, please contact the provincial boccia partner for your province or [email protected].

National Coaching Certification Program

Through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), Boccia Canada provides training and certification for those interested in coaching boccia. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of all types of coaches, from the first-time coach to the head coach of a national team. The NCCP gives coaches the confidence to succeed and is designed to prepare any level of coach. For more information or support to navigate the National Coaching Certification Program pathway, please contact the Provincial Territorial provincial boccia partner for your province or [email protected].

Learn to Coach Boccia (Beginner)

This workshop is for beginner coaches at the community level. This is an 8 hour workshop, delivered either online or in person that introduces participants to boccia. No previous knowledge of boccia is needed.

Introduction to Competition

The Introduction to Competition course combines specific boccia skills and general coaching concepts as they apply to participants competing at a local or provincial level. Upon completion of Introduction to Competition, the coach will be prepared to provide developing competitors with the basic skills necessary for successful competition. This is a 16 hour workshop, delivered either online or in person. Previous knowledge of boccia is recommended.

Competition Development

Competition Development is the next certification level Introduction to Competition. Download the Competition Development Certification Pathway now!

To become a certified Competition Development coach for boccia, coaches must complete the following NCCP modules, many of which are available online and can be taken through the Provincial Territorial Coaching Representative for each province.