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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce a new National “C” Licence course. The Theory component will be delivered online and in-person practical component will take place at the Ontario Soccer Centre, once it is safe to resume in-person activities under the Ontario Soccer Return to Play Guidelines.
The National “C” Licence is the entry-level course for the Licensing Stream pathway and prepares the coach to progress to the Advanced Coach Education Program whether in the Development Stream (Children or Youth) or Performance Stream (National B & A). The “C” Licence involves the facilitation of learning opportunities for the coach to develop an understanding of the coaching process.
What do you learn?
The “C” Licence content involves theoretical and practical components focusing on holistic, effective coaching. The workshop modules covers content including:
Coaches who obtain a “C” Licence Certification will be able to be a Head Coach in some Regional Leagues and an Assistant Coach in the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL).
What are the course pre-requisites?
Prior to registering for the C Licence course, coaches must complete the following:
Structure of the C Licence Course
The course will consist of eight online Zoom sessions and one on-field practical session.
Dates & Location
Theory Component - Evening Online sessions via Zoom:
On-field Practical at the Ontario Soccer Centre (7601 Martin Grove Road - Vaughan, Ontario)
Please note: 100% attendance and engagement is required for the duration of the course. Coaches must be in a workspace that allows them to actively participate in the course online with their cameras on. Failure to adhere to the above schedule and expectation may result in a coach’s removal from the course with an administrative penalty being levied for be re-assigned to a new course.
What is the cost?
Application and Registration
Coaches are required to apply for the course via Coach Centre, providing proof of their completion of the pre-requisites. Upon being approved, coaches are then able to register for the course they are interested in.
Quarterly Coaching Catalogue
For up-to-date listings of available course hosted by Ontario Soccer over the next three months, please visit https://www.ontariosoccer.net/coach-courses for more information.
If you have any questions, please contact Lyndon Hooper, Coordinator, Coach Education, Player Development & Club Licensing.
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