Coach Certification

The National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) has training for all levels: from recreational coach to high performance advanced.

NCCP Equivalency Chart

For more information regarding NCCP Coaching Requirements click here.

Requirements of a coach

Starting at age 13, coaches may participate in the Pre-CIT program at their club. Starting at age 15, coaches can begin training in the NCCP starting with Foundations Introduction course.  Foundations trained coaches must be minimum of 16 years of age to proceed to Level 2 or Competition 1 courses.


How to get started

1. Register with Gymnastics Ontario

All coaches must be registered with Gymnastics Ontario to take part in association sanctioned competitions and courses.  Gymnastics Ontario member clubs register their coaches with Gymnastics Ontario.  If you are not affiliated with a club, please email completed Unattached Participant Form to or via fax at 647-344-4816.


2. Choose a discipline

  • Artistic: including women’s (WAG), men’s (MAG)
  • Active Start (Pre-school)
  • Trampoline: including double-mini, synchro, tumbling
  • Rhythmic

3. Start NCCP Certification process

Please click on the Calendar to view details on all courses offered in Ontario.


Education Program Manager

Danielle Hilliard

T: 647-598-4084

F: 647-344-4816