2021-2022 Hockey Canada / NCCP High Performance 1
6-WEEK VIRTUAL SEMINAR DELIVERY – Hosted by BC Hockey
June 19 - July 30, 2021
Applications DEADLINE June 1, 2021.
BC Hockey is excited to be delivering the 2021-2022 Hockey Canada / NCCP High Performance 1 (HP1) Seminar this summer. The comprehensive six (6) week seminar curriculum will be delivered entirely virtually, to ensure all anticipated Provincial Health Order guidelines are met for the duration of the delegate’s training. This seminar will feature professional coaches delivering webinar based sessions covering material within the HP1 curriculum: Core Coaching Competencies, The Art of Coaching, Technical Skills, and specialized modules. Topics will include Game and Bench Management, Special Teams, Team Building, Physical and Mental Preparation, Offensive and Defensive Team Play, Goaltending, Effective Use of Technology, Advanced Skills Analysis, Planning a Competitive Program, and more.
Coaches will need to be committed and prepared for approximately 40+ hours of practical work to complete the virtual seminar portion of this certification. This includes three (3) webinars a week (6-10 hours weekly) for six (6) weeks. The seminar includes; individual and group tasks / assignments that will be used to support each delegate’s pathway to High Performance 1 certification.
National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) requirements relating to High Performance 1 Certification indicate that:
All Head Coaches coaching U15 AAA, U17 AAA, U18 AAA, Female U18 AAA, CSSHL and Junior A teams that compete in Inter-provincial or National Championships or the highest level as determined by the Hockey Canada Provincial Member, must be High Performance 1 Certified. It is recommended that all Assistant Coaches be at minimum Development 1 trained.
All Head Coaches registered to teams leading to competition in Regional or National Championships (including all HCAS registered teams) must either be trained or certified at the High Performance 1 level by December 1 of the current season (BC Hockey Policy 10.04). Coaches are considered High Performance 1 "trained" after attending the six-week HP1 seminar.
To obtain "certified" status, coaches must submit and pass the written assignment, pass the field evaluations, and pass the required online modules (Make Ethical Decisions, Managing Conflict, Leading Drug Free Sport) by October 15 of the second year after their seminar attendance date (BC Hockey Policy 10.04).
Certification allows delegates to be qualified to coach the following categories:
- Junior A (head coach)
- CSSHL (head coach - U18 female prep, U18 prep, U17 prep, U16 prep, U15 prep, U15)
- AAA (head coach - U18, Female U18, U17, U15)
All candidates applying for NCCP High Performance 1 will be subjected to a review and selection process by the BC Hockey Coaching Program. Not all applicants will qualify to attend the NCCP High Performance 1 Seminar.