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Updated Mar 19, 2017


NCCP Transition: From Level 3 to National Coach

From Skate Canada - As a reminder, please note that effective September 1, 2016, the current NCCP Level 3 program will be replaced with the newly approved NCCP National Coach program. The following information will explain the equivalencies from Level 3 to National Coach. Please note that fully Level 3 certified coaches will be transitioned to National Coach certified.


Note from Skate Canada Regarding STAR & STARSkate Competitive Events Technical Packages

"Last season there were three STAR packages in total: STAR 1-5, STARSkate and Supplementary STARSkate. This season we have combined all three packages into one STAR Technical Program Requirements package." Note: revised Jun 23


Skate Canada Coach Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Lindsay Tarbutt from Western Ontario Section on receiving one of the first Coach Education Scholarships that were set up in honour and memory of the late Bethany Tory, former Skate Canada Chief Operating Officer.


Our Congratulations! 2015 Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Shelley Simonton-Barnett and Anne Schelter, coaches of World Champions NEXXICE, who were presented by the Coaching Association of Canada at the annual Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala, in Winnipeg on November 13th. The Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards recognize coaches whose Canadian athletes or teams win gold, silver, or bronze medals while competing in an Open World Championship, the Olympic Games, the Special Olympics World Games, or the Paralympic Games.

Shelley Simonton-Barnett

Shelley Simonton-Barnett

Anne Schelter

Anne Schelter


Photos & info with thanks to Skate Canada



2015-2016 WO Coaches Committee

2015-16 Wo Coaches Committee

WO Coaches Committee 2015-2016
Heather Morrison, Lisa Woodcock, Marilyn Holland, Kelly Giffen, Jacquie McGregor, Karen Collins, Cindy Brick, Jen Hoadley-Spence, Lynda Thompson, Sandy MacDougall, Wanda Backus-Kelly. Absent: Cheryl Huston

Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation

It is mandatory that all Skate Canada Coaches successfully complete the Make Ethical Decisions (MED) Online Evaluation ONE TIME ONLY.

New coaches contact the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) at coach@coach.ca or 613-235-5000 ext. 1 to request your password to complete the MED Online Evaluation. The following information must be provided to CAC to acquire your password:

  • CC # (refer to your letter received at the Western Ontario CanSkate course)
  • Full name
  • Full mailing address
  • Email address
  • Date of birth

Once you have received your password from CAC click on this link Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation – Instruction Stream. To login to the Locker enter your CC # and password, click Login and go to eLearning. You will complete the Instruction Steam Evaluation. There is NO CHARGE to complete this evaluation.

Returning coaches who have not yet fulfilled this requirement must complete Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation – Competition - Introduction.


WO Coaching Awards & Annual Meeting, May 1, 2015

WO Coaches - 25 Year Pin

Coaches 25 Year Pins
L-R: Lisa Woodcock presenting the pins to Michele Docker, Leanne Kelley, Tamara VanScheyndel, Stacie Diemer. Absent: Mark Moore, Leslie Proctor-Foster, Kristi Provost, Paula Shortt, Marnie Smith

Shelley Barnett
Anne Schelter
Skate Canada Competitive Coach Award of Excellence
Shelley Barnett and Anne Schelter

Ron Shaver Lisa Woodcock
Lisa Woodcock Cindy Book
Skate Canada Club & Recreation Coach Award of Excellence
Ron Shaver, presented by Lisa Woodcock
Skate Canada Section Volunteer Coach Award
Lisa Woodcock, presented by Cindy Brick
   
JoAnn Batten Lisa Woodcock
Paul Tatton Lisa Woodcock
Coaches 50 Year Pin
Jo-Ann Batten, presented byLisa Woodcock.
Absent: Carol Shrumm
60 Years of Coaching
Paul Tatton, presented by Sandy MacDougall
Article on Paul by Skate Canada
Still Coaching AFter 60 Years


Paul MacIntosh, Skate Canada's Newest NCCP Level 5 Certified Coach


Paul MacIntosh

With thanks to Skate Canada


Coaching Links

Coaching Positions

  • Currently, many regions are looking for dance partnering coaches. If you know of anyone who might be interested in teaching dance, please send an e-mail to Mary LaPier, Coaching Support at the WO office.
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