Coaches  & Clubs/Skating Schools Mentorship Program

Do you need support with day to day preparation, coaching management and tips on how to communicate and work best with your members? Would you like some technical support in any discipline from a mentor coach? Skate Canada: Alberta-NWT/Nunavut (Section) is now accepting applications from clubs and coaches for this exciting opportunity!

Skate Alberta-NWT/Nunavut is pleased to support the Coach Mentorship Program by paying the expenses of a mentor coach to come to your club. The club will incur the cost of the mentor coach fee. 

A Club Board member and a club coach must apply together to participate in this program to make it effective. 

The program will run from March 1-31, 2018. Deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Leona Boyle by email to

Complete information about the program Click here.

Coach Education On-Line Video Library

Free online workshops are now available! Topics include the NEW STAR 1-5, Jump Technique, Edges & Turns, Sport Science and more.

There are two ways to access the workshops:

  • Skate Canada’s Education and Training Academy: To access workshops click here.
  • National Performance Centre: To access workshops located here, go to For English workshops, go to the Toronto location, make an account or sign in and proceed to the NEWS tab. Some video albums will be located in the archived files.

Completion of the NPC workshops does qualify for professional development points and may be used towards your maintenance of NCCP certification with the CAC and Skate Canada. Please keep track of these activities in your personal files.