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Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2016707 Views

The deadline for applications for the 2017 Canada Games Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program is fast approaching (January 31, 2016). Please circulate the program information to your network of coaches. There are only two spots available for BC, and applicants must have a mentor coach in mind. The links to the guidelines and applications are below.

Application Process for Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (AACP) is Now Open
The AACP is a partnership between the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC), the Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies (PTASBs), the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives (PTCRs), the Canada Games Council (CGC), and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC). The program provides the opportunity for each province and territory to send 2 coaches of aboriginal ancestry to the Canada Games in apprenticeship roles.

Objectives of the AACP
· Build coaching capacity within aboriginal communities;
· Provide aboriginal apprentice coaches with domestic multi-sport games exposure;
· Provide aboriginal apprentice coaches with professional development and learning opportunities to prepare them for high level coaching and ensure an increase in their level of NCCP ion to a minimum of Competition – Development, Trained. (Apprentices complete training within 12 months following the Games);
· Expose aboriginal apprentice coaches to elite/high performance coaches; and
· Ensure aboriginal apprentice coaches are prepared to handle a meaningful role during the Canada Games experience.

Application Form:

2017 AACP CGAP Applications 

Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program Guidelines:

Program Guidelines, 2017 Games

Isabelle Cayer
Senior Coaching Consultant, Women in Coaching | Conseillère principale en entraînement, Les entraîneures
Coaching Association of Canada | Association canadienne des entraîneurs
613-235-5000 ext./poste 2376 | |


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