NCCP Pathways

NCCP COMMUNITY PATHWAY

NCCP BASKETBALL FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAM – “TRAINED”

This program is:
  • for the coach who works with athletes aged 6-10 years of age
  • a 7 hour session which includes ethical decision making, modified games approach, LTAD, safety, age appropriate practice planning and skill development

After completing this program, the coach will have NCCP Basketball FUNdamentals - “Trained” status.  There is no “Certified” status for the NCCP Basketball FUNdamentals program.

Clinic fee - $150 (includes program material). Click HERE for upcoming NCCP Clinic Schedule.

NCCP COMPETITION PATHWAY

NCCP BASKETBALL LEARN TO TRAIN (L2T) PROGRAM – “TRAINED”

This program is:
  • for the coach who works with athletes aged 9-12 years of age
  • 2 – 8 hours sessions which include ethical decision making, modified games approach, LTAD, safety, age appropriate practice planning and skill development

After completing this program, the coach will have NCCP Basketball Learn to Train - “Trained” status.

Clinic fee - $200 (includes program material). Click HERE for upcoming NCCP Clinic Schedule.

NCCP BASKETBALL LEARN TO TRAIN (L2T) PROGRAM – “CERTIFIED”

To become “Certified” for this program, the coach will:
  1. have NCCP Basketball Learn to Train – “Trained” status;
  2. request the Coach Portfolio and NCCP Evaluation registration link from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach at the link HERE;
  3. register for the NCCP Evaluation (at the link provided)
  4. complete the Coach Portfolio and submit it to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach for evaluation;
  5. receive acceptance of the Coach Portfolio from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach;
  6. pass an evaluation of the coach’s practice (evaluated by a provincial evaluator); and
  7. pass the NCCP on-line Making Ethical Decisions exam

NCCP Evaluation fee - $150 (includes Coach Portfolio and Practice evaluations) 

NCCP BASKETBALL LEARN TO TRAIN (L2T) COMPETENCY CHALLENGE PROGRAM – “CERTIFIED”

This program is:
  • for the coach who has previously taken the old NCCP program (Level I, II, III) and does not wish to take the NCCP Basketball Learn to Train program clinic; or
  • for the coach who has sufficient knowledge and experience to challenge the NCCP Basketball Learn to Train program

NCCP COURSE CHALLENGE MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS

Option A Option B Option C
  • Played Post Secondary/Pro - 4 yrs
  • Asst/Head Coach at L2T level - 5  yrs
  • Phys Ed degree
  • Asst/Head Coach at L2T level - 5 yrs
  • Asst/Head Coach at L2T level - 10 yrs
To be considered for the NCCP Basketball Learn to Train Competency Challenge program, please provide the following information to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach at the link HERE:
  • old NCCP program status; and
  • coaching experience/history – the coach will need a minimum of 3 to 5 years coaching experience and to have demonstrated additional training i.e. attendance and participation at coaching clinics and/or seminars

If the coach receives approval to proceed with the Learn to Train Competency Challenge program, the Coach Portfolio and NCCP Competency Challenge registration link will be emailed to the coach.

To complete the “Certified” status for this program, the coach will:
  1. receive approval from the Provincial Coach to proceed with the program
  2. register for the NCCP Learn to Train Competency Challenge Program
  3. complete the Coach Portfolio and submit it to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach for evaluation;
  4. receive acceptance of the Coach Portfolio from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach;
  5. pass an evaluation of the coach’s practice (evaluated by a provincial evaluator); and
  6. pass the NCCP on-line Making Ethical Decisions exam

Competency Challenge fee - $325 (includes program material and Coach Portfolio and Practice evaluations)

NCCP BASKETBALL TRAIN TO TRAIN (T2T) PROGRAM – “TRAINED”

This program is:
  • for the coach who works with athletes aged 11-15 years of age
  • 2 – 8 hours sessions which include LTAD, making ethical decisions, practice planning, teaching strategies, mental training, skill development and development of offensive and defensive

It is recommended that the coach has “Trained” and “Certified” status for NCCP Basketball Learn to Train prior to taking the NCCP Basketball Train to Train course as it is a required for certification.

After completing this program, the coach will have NCCP Basketball Train to Train - “Trained” status.

Clinic fee - $200 (includes program material). Click HERE for upcoming NCCP Clinic Schedule.


NCCP BASKETBALL TRAIN TO TRAIN (T2T) PROGRAM – “CERTIFIED”

To become “Certified” for this program, the coach will:
  1. have NCCP Basketball Learn to Train – “Certified” status and have NCCP Basketball Train to Train – “Trained” status;
  2. request the Coach Portfolio and NCCP Evaluation registration link from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach at the link HERE;
  3. register for the NCCP Evaluation (at the link provided)
  4. complete the Coach Portfolio and submit it to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach for evaluation;
  5. receive acceptance of the Coach Portfolio from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach;
  6. pass an evaluation of the coach’s practice (evaluated by a provincial evaluator); and
  7. pass the NCCP on-line Making Ethical Decisions exam

NCCP Evaluation fee - $150 (includes Coach Portfolio and Practice evaluations) 

NCCP BASKETBALL TRAIN TO TRAIN (T2T) COMPETENCY CHALLENGE PROGRAM – “CERTIFIED”

This program is:
  • for the coach who has NCCP Basketball Learn to Train – “Certified” status or equivalent (old NCCP Level II or III) and sufficient knowledge and experience to challenge the NCCP Basketball Train to Train program

NCCP COURSE CHALLENGE MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS

Option A Option B Option C
  • Played Post Secondary/Pro - 4 yrs
  • Asst/Head Coach at L2T/T2T levels - 10  yrs
  • Phys Ed degree +Teaching/Masters
  • Asst/Head Coach at L2T/T2T levels - 10 yrs
  • Asst/Head Coach at L2T/T2T levels - 15 yrs
To be considered for the NCCP Basketball Train to Train Competency Challenge program, please provide the following information to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach at the link HERE:
  • old NCCP program status; and
  • coaching experience/history –  the coach will need a minimum of 3 to 5 years coaching experience and to have demonstrated additional training i.e. attendance and participation at coaching clinics and/or seminars

If the coach receives approval to proceed with the Trained to Train Competency Challenge program, the Coach Portfolio and NCCP Competency Challenge registration link will be emailed to the coach.

To complete the “Certified” status for this program, the coach will:
  1. complete the Coach Portfolio and submit it to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach for evaluation;
  2. receive acceptance of the Coach Portfolio from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach;
  3. pass an evaluation of the coach’s practice (evaluated by a provincial evaluator); and
  4. pass the NCCP on-line Making Ethical Decisions exam

Competency Challenge fee - $325 (includes program material and Coach Portfolio and Practice evaluations)

NCCP BASKETBALL TRAIN TO COMPETE (T2C) PROGRAM – “CERTIFIED”

This program is:
  • for the coach who works with athletes aged 15-21 years of age
  • a series of modules that will take 1 to 2 years to complete and is designed for the coach at the secondary school or the university level
  • separated into 9 basketball modules:
  • 3 clinic modules - Skills, Tactics, and Strategies and Planning
    • each clinic module is 12 to 16 hours in length and is offered once per year
  • 6 general Competition – Development Theory modules: Coaching & Leading Effectively, Managing Conflict, Leading Drug-free Sport, Developing Athletic Abilities, Prevention & Recovery and Psychology of Performance
  • each theory module can be completed in person or online through Viasport at http://viasport.ca/coaching/nccp-course-calendar, or the Coaching Association of Canada at www.coach.ca.

Effective 2017, the Train to Compete course will be coordinated and offered through Canada Basketball.

To complete the “Certified” status for this program, the coach will:
  1. complete all 6 basketball theory modules and attend all 3 clinic modules;
  2. request the Coach Portfolio and NCCP Evaluation registration link from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach at the link HERE;
  3. register for the NCCP Evaluation (at the link provided)
  4. complete the Coach Portfolio and submit it to the Basketball BC Provincial Coach for evaluation;
  5. receive acceptance of the Coach Portfolio from the Basketball BC Provincial Coach; and
  6. pass an evaluation of the coach’s practice (evaluated by a provincial evaluator)

It is recommended that the coach who wishes to pursue Competition - Development "Certification" begin completing the Competition-Development Theory modules. For more information on these modules go to http://www.coachesbc.ca/nccp.  

Please note: coaches do not have to complete the NCCP Learn to Train or NCCP Train to Train programs to take NCCP Train to Compete. 

MAINTAINING NCCP CERTIFICATION

Starting in 2015, in order for NCCP coaches to maintain their certified status, they are required to obtain Professional Development (PD) points over a 4 year period. PD points can be earned through a multitude of activities including: Coach School, Basketball B.C. and Canada Basketball Clinics, Conferences and Workshops, Coaches Assoc. of Can. eLearning modules, NCCP workshops, Coach Mentorship programs, and Active Coaching. In most cases coaches are already earning their required PD points. Maintenance of Certification Status simply requires tracking these points. Most events are listed on Game Plan and once completed the points are awarded to registered participants.

Coaching Level Requirements (over a 4 year period)

L2T – 16 Points
T2T – 20 Points
T2C – 24 Points

Acquisition of Points

  1. NCCP Event – 5 pts
  2. Non – NCCP Partner Delivered PD activities
  •        1 hr. Event – 1 pt.
  •        2 hr. event – 2 pts.
  •        3 + hr. Event - 3 pts.
  1. Active Coaching – 1 pt. per year for active coaching
    This applies to coaching at any level (school, club, provincial organization etc).
    Currently there is a self-report button on The Locker that coaches can use.
    That feature will be added to Game Plan in the upcoming months.
    I
    f you have any concerns or questions regarding monitoring PD course and activity points please contact Shaun McGuinness at Basketball BC.

Questions?  Contact Shaun McGuinness

REFUND POLICY

 

Player and coach memberships
  • No refund - player and coach memberships are NON-REFUNDABLE
Player camps and Coaching clinics (including SuperConference)
  • Refund less an administration fee - up to 5 days prior to the start of the program or event
  • No refund - within 5 days of start of the program/event to the end of program/event
  • No refund - for partial participation
Centre for Performance/Regional Training Centre
  • No refund after the start of program.
Provincial Teams
  • Refund less an administration fee – if a replacement player is available to fill the vacant spot.  The refund will be equal to the fee less the sum of the cost of participation to date, cost of provincial team apparel, and an administration fee.
Club Championships and Step Your Game Up 3x3
  • Refund less an administration fee - up to 2 weeks before the start of the tournament or event.
Withdrawal due to injury (must have a doctor’s note)
  • Partial refund MAY be considered on a case by case basis. An administration fee will still be assessed.
Administration Fee
  • The administration fee for all refunds will be assessed at either $25 or 20% of the registration fee, whichever is the lower amount


Please send refund requests to Sherry Sommerfeldt.