Special Updates:

  • High-Performance Summit: Register Here
  • 2019 Coach Development Services: Announced Dec 10th, 2018


Cycling BC provides coach development by implementing the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), and supporting coaches working directly with athletes.

The NCCP, delivered in partnership with the government of Canada, provincial/territorial governments, and national/provincial/territorial sport organizations, gives coaches the confidence to succeed. The NCCP distinguishes between training and certification: Coaches participate in training opportunities to acquire or refine the skills and knowledge required for their particular coaching context. After training, coaches must demonstrate ability in the key competency areas through an evaluation process to become certified.

Cycling BC is building a world class coach education system for cycling coaches. Through combining best practices, offering opportunities to develop, and supporting coaches who aspire to grow their capacity, the sport will be supported over a long term. Instructors and Coaches who recognize value in the plan can be backed by a Cycling BC insurance policy, and a licensing scheme that supports them working within defined scopes of practice.

Why Become an NCCP Coach?

NCCP coaches are recognized as meeting or exceeding high technical and ethical standards embraced by more than 60 national sport federations in Canada. NCCP coaches foster confidence at all levels of sport, a benefit shared by athletes, parents, sport organizations, and our communities.

How Can I Become an NCCP Coach?

Cycling Canada Cyclisme has developed programs for coach training and accreditation, and Cycling BC is involved in providing training for coach candidates in these programs.

Cycling BC provides training in the Let’s Ride! Community Cycling Initiation and Ready to Race! Competition-Introduction streams, while Cycling Canada Cyclisme and ViaSport BC provide training for coaches in the Performance Cycling Competition Development program.

The Competition-Introduction Stream caters to coaches who will be working with participants new to competition, while the Community Cycling Initiation stream caters to coaches who will work with youth and adults who are new to cycling.

If you are interested in becoming a coach through the Community or Competition, get in touch with us, or view our calendar for upcoming workshops.

Courses are often offered for $85 per day. Non-Cycling BC members can register for $95 per day.

What is my NCCP number, or how do I get one?

If you are already registered with the Coaching Association of Canada, but have forgotten or don’t know your NCCP number you can look it up on The Locker, using your email address.

The Locker is a tool from the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) that supports the efforts of all Canadians involved in coach education, providing coaches with the opportunity to track their progress and guide their development.

Coaches with an NCCP Account can view/update personal information, coaching records and access printable transcripts.

If you don’t yet have an NCCP account, you can also use The Locker to create one.


Coach Resources

Responsible Coaching Movement: Learn more here

Cycling Canada Coach Resources:  Click here OR explore on-demand webinar cache

Coaching News

Join Cycling BC’s Coach Development newsletter and receive news about upcoming coaching courses and work opportunities – Sign up now

Or join ViaSport’s monthly newsletter for additional insight and offerings – ViaSport Newsletter

Cycling BC Database

Join Cycling BC’s Coach Database and help connect with riders in search of advice. Coming Summer 2018 – Register

Travel Grants

If you are a Cycling BC member and live outside the Lower Mainland, grants are available to help you attend an NCCP course. *Please download to your computer to ensure “submit” button works correctly.

Workshop Survey

After your NCCP workshop, please submit your participant survey and help shape the delivery of future courses.

Course Registration

To register for a course, please follow the link below to our course catalogue. All registered participants will immediately receive an automated confirmation email

Please note, you can cancel or modify any registration up until 1 day prior to the course; however, to receive a refund, 72-hour notice must be provided. Non-refundable fees apply.

Coach Developers

If you have been selected as a Cycling BC Coach Developer, refer to this document for policies and procedures – LINK

Upcoming Coaching Courses