Coaching Courses

Coach Courses

  • CanSkate
  • Primary STARSkate
  • Intermediate STARSkate
  • Level 3
  • CanPowerSkate
  • Special Olympics
  • Making Ethical Decisions (MED)

Registration is on a “first come-first served” basis CanSkate, Primary STARSkate, Intermediate STARSkate (ISPC), Level 3 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.


(formerly Phase 1)

Three (3) day course – Welcome to the first stage in becoming a Skate Canada Coach. For Course audit information, please contact the Section Office.
Pre-Course Online Module: All registrants who are planning on taking the CanSkate Coach Course must complete the CanSkate Pre-Course Module successfully.
Instructions on how to complete this pre-course module will be provided through email after registration.

CanSkate Certification for Coaches and Clubs

CanSkate Course – Next Courses Coming  Spring 2017

  • Spring, Summer 2017 Course Guide
  • Online Registration


 Intermediate STARSkate Provincial Coach (ISPC) – Look for Information on next courses Spring-Summer 2017 

Online Registration –

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.


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).



 CanPowerSkate – Look for information on next courses  Spring-Summer 2017 (minimum 15 registrants in order to offer this course)

Special Olympics

For more information on Special Olympic Coach courses, please visit Special Olympics.

Special Olympics