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What does it mean to be a community coach?

Community coaches are coaches that coach at the community level in a BNS affiliate club.

All community head and assistant coaches are required to have a minimum coach education which can include ANY of the following:

  1. Basketball Nova Scotia Free Intro Coaching course.
  2. Be either “In Training” or “Certified” in the Learn to Train NCCP course. (email bnsprovcoach@sportnovascotia.ca to learn more details).
  3. Attend an introductory coaching course (vetted by Colter Simmonds, Basketball Nova Scotia technical director) hosted at your local club.

Email your Club President for more information on which Coach Education will be offered by your club.

Community Coaches are also required to:

  1. Follow Basketball Nova Scotia’s Coach Screening Policy
  2. Implement the Rule of Two at all times

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