The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) has announced a sunset date for the completion of the Multi-sport tasks. For coaches to complete all old Levels 4 or 5 multi-sport (generic) tasks requirements, the deadline is December 31, 2015.
The short answer is that the ACD diploma qualification will not change at all. The key is to understand the difference between Level 4 certification and an ACD diploma, recognizing that they are not exactly the same. The current ACD diploma curriculum consists of NCCP modules in specific content areas like nutrition, strength and mental preparation to name a few.
The ACD program is designed to target coaches working with Training to Train and Training to Compete athletes, which may include:
Most of the Coach Services offerings require a registration fee (which varies depending on the event).
In the case of the Advanced Coaching Diploma, there is a tuition fee of $875 per term and there are a total of 4 terms. The total cost is $3,500.
- Coaches working with CSIO partnered training groups
- Current coaches working through the Advanced Coaching Diploma Program
- Alumni of the Advanced Coaching Diploma Program
- Alumni of the National Coaching Institute
- Ontario-based National Team Coaches
- Coaches working along the high performance pathway developing athletes for international performance
Read more about eligibility for Coach Services.