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The Water Polo Canada NCCP Operating Manual has been developed for the purpose of regulating the program standards and planning for coach development, training, and evaluation. 

Water Polo Canada will allow coaches under the age of 16, but not less than 14 years of age, to access NCCP training and certification.  Coaches must be at least 14 years of age as at the date of the event.  The Minimum Age Policy will be in effect as of March 31st, 2010.

1.  Coaches at least 14 years of age, but under 16 years of age, will be identified on the NCCP   Database as U16;

2.  Coaches at least 14 years of age, but under 16 years of age, are only eligible to be trained and evaluated as the Competitive Coach and Community Club Coach;

3.  Coaches assigned the U16 designation will have that designation automatically removed upon their 16th birthday;

4.  Coaches under the age of 16 are allowed to access NCCP training.

5.  Coaches under the age of 16 can access NCCP evaluation, but will not be recorded in the NCCP Locker as certified.

About the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC)

The CAC unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence.  Through its programs, CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches.  Visit www.coach.ca for more information about coach education and training.



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