We are looking forward to an exciting 2019/20 volleyball season.

Below you will find some excellent tools for coaches of all levels, to help keep the practices relevant, and teams on track with their yearly goals.

NCCP Certification and Opportunities

The NCCP is the recognized national standard for coach training and certification in Canada and is designed to meet the needs of all types of coaches, from the first-time coach to the head coach of a national team. As part of the program, all coaches are trained in ethical decision-making and sport safety.

Volleyball Canada & NCCP Certification Pathways

Volleyball Canada & NCCP Certification Overview

Volleyball BC Club Coaching Education Requirements

Volleyball Canada Club Coaching Education Requirements (For National Championships)

Coaching Certification Maintenance Program

Check Your NCCP Certification 

Commit to Kids for Coaches – Online workshop (3 PD Points)

Forms and Templates

Volleyball Canada 14U Seasonal Plan Outline

Volleyball Canada Practice Plan Template

Practice Plan and Seasonal Plan Templates

Drills & Videos

Why Kids Play Sports – Changing the Game In Youth Sports

Echoes Beyond The Game: The Lasting Power Of Coaches Words

Age Specific Guidelines, Techniques

Age Specific Guidelines, Tactics

Warm-up Drills

Teaching all skills, all ages

14U Drill Banks and Videos

16U Drill Banks and Videos

19U Drill Banks and Videos

National Team Drill Bank

Courtney Thompson Setting Clinic

Additional Resources

An Open Letter to 14U Coaches


USA Drill Bank

Volleyball Canada Drill Bank

Volleyball Canada Block and Defense System

Volleyball Canada Offensive Systems

The Nine Mental Skills of Successful Athletes

Growing the Game Together Volume 1 – John Kessel 

Growing the Game Together Volume 2 – John Kessel

The Enemy of Excellence in Youth Sports – Changing the Game Project

Coaching 9-12 Year Old Athletes

Strategies for Coaching 10-year-old Volleyball Players

Coaching 12-year-old Volleyball Players

Coaching 12-year-old Volleyball Players #2

Volleyball Drills for Ages 10-13

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