National Coaching Certification Program Level 3
To become a Level 3 candidate, an individual must apply in writing to Volleyball Alberta indicating their previous coaching history and current position. The candidate must be fully-certified Level 2 and it is recommended they have completed the Level 3 Theory prior to taking the Level 3 Technical clinic.
- To become a Level 3 candidate, an individual must apply in writing to Volleyball Alberta indicating their previous coaching history and current position. The candidate must be fully-certified Level 2 and have completed the Level 3 Theory course prior to starting the Level 3 Practical and Technical.
- Participation in classroom/gymnasium sessions.
- Assessment/observation of interventions during the training cycles.
- Note: The level three technical will be scheduled every second year (even years) unless the number of candidates warrants an annual session.
- Development of a season plan.
- Integration of mental and physical training in the season plan.
- Weekly follow-up with a mentor coach.
- Quarterly reports to the mentor coach.
- Evaluation of candidate by the mentor is based on the candidate’s interventions throughout the entire training cycle (i.e. P.P.1, P.P.2, micro cycle of competition)
- If the candidate receives 80% and over the candidate has met all requirements for the practical component of Level 3.
- If the candidate receives less than 80% they will be re-evaluated at another time and at the expense of the candidate.
Competition Development Program (Old level 3 Theory)
This training includes nine multi-sport modules designed for coaching to refine basic sport skills, develop more advanced skills and tactics, and prepare for performance at the provincial and national level.
The nine modules are:
- Coaching and Leading Effectively (10 hours)
- Developing Athletic Abilities (9 hours)
- Leading Drug Free Sport (3.5 hours)
- Managing Conflict (4.5 hours)
- Prevention & Recovery (7.5 hours)
- Psychology of Performance (7 hours)
- Performance Planning (12.5 hours)
- Managing a Sport Program (4 hours)
- Advanced Practice Planning (5 hours)
For the up to date schedule and location of these courses please click on the link below or call Susan Jackson at (780) 422-8294.