Coach Pathways - Canada Artistic Swimming


Summary of CAS Coach Pathways

Click here for the Canada Artistic Swimming NCCP Operations Manual

Click here for Canada Artistic Swimming's Coach Development Pathway

 

AquaGO! Instructor Pathway

The AquaGO! Instructor workshop is for instructors working in a recreational non-competitive program. This workshop supports instructors working with recreational levels. The AquaGO! program has two distinct phases toward certification. Completion of each phase provides the instructor with one of two designations: "Trained" or "Certifed".

 

TRAINED STATUS:

Instructors have completed the following requirements:

  • AquaGO! Specific Workshop (NSO/PSO): Delivering AquaGO! Module, LTAD & Fundamental Movement Skills Module, Swimming Fundamentals Module, Bring a Lesson Plan to Life Module, Artistic Swimming Skills Module

  • Multi-sport: Make Ethical Decisions

 

CERTIFIED STATUS:

  • Portfolio and Evaluation

  • Download and review the AquaGO! Instructor Evaluation Guide HERE

 

Competition Introduction Coach Pathway

The Competition Introduction program is the entry point for most competitive coaches in artistic swimming. The course supports coaches working with athletes in the Learn to Train and Train to Train stages of development. The program has two distinct phases toward certification. Completion of each phase provides the coach with one of two designations: "Trained" or "Certifed".

 

TRAINED STATUS:

Coaches have completed the following requirements:

  • Artistic Swimming Specific Workshop (NSO/PSO): Introduction Module, Design a Sport Program Module, Plan a Practice Module, Support Athletes in Training and Competition Module, Analyze Performance Module, Figures Module, Routines Module
  • Multi-sport: Make Ethical Decisions

 

CERTIFIED STATUS:

  • Portfolio and Evaluation
  • Download and review the Comp Intro Portfolio and Evaluation HERE

 

Competition Development Coach Pathway

The Competition Development program is for competitive coaches in artistic swimming. The course supports coaches working with athletes in Train to Train and Train to Compete stages of development. The program has two distinct phases toward certification. Completion of each phase provides the coach with one of two designations: "Trained" or "Certifed".

 

TRAINED STATUS:

Coaches have completed the following requirements:

  • Artistic Swimming Specific Workshop (NSO/PSO): Developing Athletic Abilities Module, Plan a Practice (2) Module, Performance Planning Module, Analyze Figure Abilities Module, Analyze Routine Abilities Module, Manage a Sport Program Module
  • Multi-sport: Coaching & Leading Effectively, Managing Conflict, Leading Drug-Free Sport, Psychology of Performance, Make Ethical Decisions, Prevention & Recovery, Making Head Way in Sport

 

CERTIFIED STATUS:

  • Portfolio and Evaluation
  • Download and review the Portfolio and Evaluation HERE