Who coaches the coaches? NCCP Coach Developers do!
According to the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), Coach Developers “are not simply experienced coaches or transmitters of coaching knowledge – they are trained to develop, support, and challenge coaches to go on honing and improving their knowledge and skills in order to provide positive and effective sport experiences for all participants.” In short, Coach Developers need to be experts in learning, as well as experts in coaching.
NCCP Coach Developers include Master Learning Facilitators, Advanced Learning Facilitators, Learning Facilitators, Master Evaluators, Advanced Evaluators, and Coach Evaluators.
The typical pathway for someone who wants to be a Coach Developer involves the following steps: