The Female Coach Mentorship Program is now open for applications for 2020!
Please click HERE to submit an application.
Please click HERE if you are interested solely in attending the Ontario Soccer Female Online Coaching Workshops.
Mentee Coach Commitments include:
1. A baseline meeting with their Coach Mentor by March 30, 2020.
2. Film 3 practice sessions and submit to their mentor on the following timelines:
Video 1 - Submitted - May 2020
Video 2 - Submitted - July 2020
Video 3 - Submitted - October 2020
Each video submission must have a pre-brief and de-brief meeting, which will take place before and after their session submission respectively, with the coach mentor. The pre-brief and de-brief will take place via video calls.
3. Each Mentee would be required to attend the Online Female Coaching Workshops. These will be delivered across Spring (April), Summer (July) and Fall (Oct).
Female coaches who apply for one of the four mentee coach positions, but are not successful, will be invited to attend the online Ontario Soccer Female Coaching Workshops that will occur throughout 2020.
Applications for Mentorship are now open and will close on March 13, 2020.
Ontario Soccer is committed to creating a professional and successful mentorship program that will respond to the needs and aspirations of the many outstanding female soccer coaches that are already practicing in Ontario, and the many more who will join our coaching programs in the years ahead. The Female Mentorship Program is part of a holistic support system approach and is one more component of Ontario Soccer's commitment to Long‐Term Player Development (LTPD) under the guidance of Canada Soccer.
1. To develop elite female soccer coaches, who in turn will act as educators and mentors to other aspiring female coaches in Ontario;
2. To create a supportive, professional female coaching culture in Ontario;
3. To encourage promising female soccer coaches across Ontario to reach their full coaching.
1. To prepare female soccer coaches for the C License, B License – Part 1 (Provincial B), and B License – Part 2 (National B) courses.
1. Increase the number of female soccer coaches in the Licensing (Excellence) coaching stream;
2. Increase number of female soccer coaches working part time / full time in the sport;
3. Increase number of female soccer coaches working in OPDL environments.