CAS Coach Pathways


Click here for the Canada Artistic Swimming NCCP Operations Manual

Click here for Canada Artistic Swimming's Coach Development Pathway (Effective September 1, 2020)

 

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

  • NCCP Multi-sport: Make Ethical Decisions Workshop, Emergency Action Plan eLearning Workshop

 

CERTIFIED STATUS:

  • Portfolio and Evaluation

  • Download and review the AquaGO! Instructor Evaluation Guide HERE

 

Competition Introduction Coach Pathway

(NEW Revised Course as of September 2020)

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, Planning for Performance Part 1 Module, Introduction to Athletic Abilities and Skills Module, Figure Foundations Module, Developing and Training Routines Module, Planning for Performance Part 2 Module, Planning a Practice Module, Analyze Performance Module Module, Practical In-Pool component Module
  • NCCP Multi-sport: Make Ethical Decisions Workshop (if not previously completed), Making Head Way in Sport eLearning Workshop, Emergency Action Plan eLearning Workshop (if not previously completed), Sport Nutrition eLearning Workshop, Basic Mental Skills Workshop, Teaching and Learning Workshop

 

CERTIFIED STATUS:

  • Portfolio and Evaluation
  • Revised Comp Intro Portfolio and Evaluation Package will be posted soon - please contact your PTSO directly with questions.

 

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
  • NCCP Multi-sport: Coaching & Leading Effectively Workshop, Managing Conflict Workshop, Leading Drug-Free Sport Workshop, Psychology of Performance Workshop, Make Ethical Decision Workshop (if not previously completed), Prevention & Recovery Workshop, Making Head Way in Sport eLearning Workshop (if not previously completed)

 

CERTIFIED STATUS:

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