Coaching Courses

Coach Courses

  • Club Coach (was CanSkate)
  • Regional Coach (was Primary STARSkate)
  • Provincial Coach (was Intermediate STARSkate)
  • National Coach (was Level 3)
  • CanPowerSkate
  • Special Olympics
  • Making Ethical Decisions (MED)

Registration is on a “first come-first served” basis Club Coach, Regional Coach, Provincial Coach, National Coach and CanPowerSkate courses are offered but they are subject to cancellation based on number of applications. Course times usually run from 8 am to 5 pm daily.

In response to an extensive evaluation by Skate Canada, the program has been going through a major re-development key changes is a shift in emphasis from “what a coach knows” to “what a coach can do”. In the new, competency-based system, training and certification programs are based on the clearly defined needs of participants. This new structure addresses the full range of sports in Canada at various levels of skill and in a variety of settings. See Skate Canada – Coaching for details.

Class Limits: Minimum of 15 registrants – Maximum of varies per course (typically 30 applicants).

All Skate Canada Coach courses are standard throughout Canada and can be taken in any section.

Club Coach

(formerly CanSkate – Phase 1)
Three day course

Welcome to the first stage in becoming a Skate Canada Coach. For Course audit information, please contact the Section Office at 613.925.1441 or email: .

Pre-Course Online Module: All registrants who are planning on taking the Club Coach (CanSkate )  Course must complete the Coach Club (CanSkate) Pre-Course Module successfully.

Instructions on how to complete this pre-course module will be provided through email after registration.

Club Coach Certification for Coaches and Clubs

Club Coach Course  

May 5-7, 2017 – Kingston Invista Centre

August 21-23, 2017 – Nepan Sportsplex | Registration

Regional Coach

For course information, please contact the Section Office at 613.925.1441 or email:

Regional Coach Course (3-day)

August 21 – 23, 2017 – Nepean Sportsplex  Nepean  |  Registration  (Deadline: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm.)


Provincial Coach

(formerly Intermediate STARSkate Provincial Coach (ISPC))

PLEASE NOTE:  THERE IS A $35.00 MARKING FEE THAT NEEDS TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE COMPLETED HOME STUDY GUIDE – You can mail a cheque to the Section Office at 111 Churchill Rd. E. PO Box 2209, Prescott ON K0E 1T0 or call 613-925-1441 with a credit card payment.

National Coach

(formerly Level 3)

1 day course
General Subjects must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in any Level 3 technical courses (Singles, Pairs, Dance, or Synchronized Skating).



Registration will not be offered for the current season.

Minimum 15 registrants in order to offer this course