Community Coaching Course, 2023

by John Cameron, February 7, 2023

No Cost Training Opportunity for Coaches Teaching Beginner-Intermediate Level Children or Adults

Cross Country Nova Scotia is excited to offer the Community Coaching Course with delivery online and on-snow, at The Links at Brunello. The online component will be held February 22nd from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and the on-snow segments will be held on February 25th from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., and February 26th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This course is for all instructors/coaches who teach children or adults at the beginner-intermediate levels.  CCNS delivers the course content, which has been developed by Nordiq Canada. Participants must be members of a Nova Scotia cross-country ski club.

The Community Coaching Course supports instructors/coaches to deliver high-quality ski instruction to children/youth and to become familiar with the resources for planning and delivering ski programs. All the ideas and resources from the CC course can be easily adapted to teaching adults to ski.  The course involves a total of 11 hours: on-line workshop (3 hours) plus two x 4 hour on-snow sessions (8 hours).


Fee – $50 registration fee, will be refunded to those who complete the course.

TheoryWed, Feb 226 pm – 8 pmOnline
Classic TechniqueSat, Feb 2511:30 am – 3:30 pmThe Links at Brunello
Skate TechniqueSun, Feb 269 am – 1 pmThe Links at Brunello


1. Register Zone4

2. Check pre-requisites. Register and complete if applicable (section below).


Dave Hubley:


CCNS will cover the cost of these courses. You will need to pay ($15 + $52) when you register. Once you have completed both modules, please send electronic copies of your receipts to Aidan at CCNS,, and we will reimburse you.

Coach Initiation in SportOnline$1545 min, at your own pace
Introduction to Community CoachingOnline$523-4 hours, at your own pace


Please follow the steps in the table below to register for the Coach Initiation in Sport and Introduction to Community Coaching courses. You can complete these courses at your own pace.

Coach Initiation in Sport1.
2. NCCP# (National Coach Certification Program Number) If you have an NCCP#, log in
3. E-Learning Tab
4. Multisport
5. Coach Initiation in Sport
6. Fee $15*CCNS will reimburse
Introduction to Community CoachingCoach Initiation in Sport Complete this course first
1. E-Learning
2. Cross-Country Skiing
3. Introduction to Community Coaching
4. Fee $52*CCNS will reimburse

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