Coach/Instructor Requirements and Pathways
Coaching is one of the most powerful, meaningful, and lasting things you can do to give back to sport.
Canoe Kayak BC follows the Canadian Coaching Pathway model as designed by Canoe Kayak Canada.
1. Criminal Record Checks
All coaches and instructors must provide a Criminal Record Check
(CRC) every five years for those 19 years and older. Criminal Record Checks for Volunteers can be processed from 12 years old and older. The CKBC online code is MDMAXBCRKS
. Should you not meet the criteria for an online submission; print and mail your CRC.
2. NCCP Certification
Coaches/instructors must be certified under the National Coaching Certification Program where programming is available. To see current offerings for NCCP Canoe Kayak Coach Education, see our Season Calendar
3. Code of Conduct
4. Safe Sport or Respect In Sport
5. Making Ethical Decisions