The NCCP is a coach training and certification program for 67 different sports and is offered in both official languages across Canada. NCCP workshops are designed to meet the needs of all types of coaches, from the first‐time coach to the head coach of a national team.

Rowing BC offers two training streams for coaches within the Canadian National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). The two streams offered by Rowing BC are RCA Learn to Row Coach Workshop, (for coaches working with entry level participants), and RCA Coach Workshops, (for coaches starting to work with competitive athletes).

It is recommended that all coaches at Rowing BC member organizations have a minimum standard of Trained status in at least one of the NCCP courses – RCA Learn to Row Coach, RCA Coach or RCA Performance Coach. It is recommended that all coaches complete the Making Ethical Decisions online module at their relevant level.

RCA Learn To Row Coach Workshop

The RCA Learn To Row Coach Workshop will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to run a safe and quality program that introduces beginners of all ages to the sport.The workshop introduces drills, and how to set up equipment, to ensure a safe, fun, comfortable, and injury-free, rowing experience.

RCA Learn To Row Coach Para Module

The RCA LTR Coach Para Module is a phenomenal introduction to coaching para rowing. This workshop will provide you with hands-on experience working directly with athletes with a disability, giving you a sense of familiarity and confidence in this environment.

RCA Coach Weekend 1 & 2 Workshops

Delivered over two weekends, the RCA Coach workshops provide an exceptional foundation for your coaching career and introduces new coaching methods that will enhance the effectiveness of your programs. There is a lot to learn — therefore this workshop offers you a mix of classroom and hands on experiences delivered over two weekends.