Coach Candidates, be sure to sign up for access to the Coaches Handbook and Resource Guide. This online resource gives complete access to all information, rubrics, templates, help sheets and guidance. This online guide is free to all HCBC members.
New NCCP Training opportunities
EC’s ECampus live training calendar includes a suite of online NCCP Multi-sport Training Modules tailored to equestrian coaches, offered as a result of EC’s strengthened partnership with the CAC’s Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives. Online courses are available from the Equestrian Canada ECampus.
- NCCP Make Ethical Decisions
- NCCP Teaching and Learning
- NCCP Psychology of Performance
- NCCP Leading Drug-Free Sport
- NCCP Developing Athletic Abilities
Additionally, EC has developed three NCCP Equestrian-specific Training Modules:
- EC/NCCP Long-Term Equestrian Development
- EC/NCCP Design an Equestrian Sport Program
- EC/NCCP Plan an Equestrian Practice
For more information and how to register for these course click Here
EC Registered Coach Status Requirements
All EC Instructor or Coach Candidates must hold EC Registered Coach Status to take part in an Evaluation. Please go to https://www.equestrian.ca/programs-services/coaches/coach-status-program for more information. The process of applying for this status is done entirely through the EC website. If you are having difficulties uploading documents you can contact [email protected] for help. Click on the link below for a walkthrough of the process.
How to Purchase Registered Coach Status from EC
2023 Registered Coach Requirements
**NEW** Insurance requirements for uncertified coaches who will be attend an Evaluation. This document will help those coach candidates that do not hold the Coach Insurance and Personal Liability Insurance required by EC for Registered Coach Status.
Download the EC Certificate as to Coach Status HERE
Safe Sport Requirements
EC has implemented SafeSport training into the coaching programs. There are three training courses that all EC Coaches and Candidates must complete. These courses were designed to meet the Sport Canada requirements. All EC members must complete the EC Concussion Training and the Fostering Healthy Equestrian Environments.
Make Ethical Decisions Online evaluation, plus optional training at www.coach.ca
EC Concussion Training https://campus.equestrian.ca/student/catalog.php
EC Fostering Healthy Equestrian Environments https://campus.equestrian.ca/student/catalog.php
New for 2023
HCBC is pleased to offer the Cohort Program to help candidates achieve EC Coach or Instructor Certification. To find out what a Cohort is and how you can participate click here: Cohort Program Explained
The HCBC store carries the Equestrian Canada Learn To Manuals and the Stable Management in Canada Manual.
CONCUSSIONS & BRAIN INJURY
All Coaches and Coach candidates should take the time to visit this outstanding resource website on concussions.
Link for criminal record search
Candidates for Coach and Instructor Lesson Plan and Emergency Action Plan Submission rules – please read before submitting an Application
Lesson Plans must be submitted on a topic off the designated lists. Candidates may choose their own topics. Lesson Plans and EAP’s should be submitted to the Evaluation portal on the HCBC Calendar of events. Any and all documents uploaded must be .pdf files. Photo’s of documents will not be accepted
The scope of Instructor lessons is “introduce and practice”
The scope of Competition Coach is “practice and improve”
***For purposes of the Evaluation, each candidate has 20 -25 minutes to teach each topic***