Licensing/Registration Committee Member
About the Coaching Association of Canada
The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethical behaviours that protect the wellbeing of all sport participants, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches. The CAC designation of Chartered
Professional Coach (ChPC), and licensed Registered Coach, promotes the profession of coaching, the important role of coaches in the success and effectiveness of sport programs and the Responsible Coaching Movement.
Role of the Licensing/Registration Committee Member (3 positions available) Skills and Experience: You have a proven track record as a leader and professional coach, as well as a good understanding of the requirements for being a Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC) or Registered Coach. Your extensive experience and network within the coaching community will enable you to bring an informed approach to the development and application of professional standards and processes.
Term: Beginning in July 2022, the Committee Member will serve a three-year term. The Committee member could be eligible to serve an additional three-year term at the discretion of the Chair.
Time Commitment: This role requires the ongoing review of new applicants and virtual monthly meetings, with additional periodic reviews and conference calls when necessary, such as prior to Major Games. The estimated commitment is approximately 4-5 hours per month, which is not evenly distributed across the year.
General Characteristics of the Licensing/Registration Committee Members In addition to specific representational requirements, the selection of candidates will be based on desired characteristics such as:
• specific knowledge and skills related to the profession of coaching and the NCCP
• ability to work collaboratively with others and balance articulating their own opinions with listening to the opinions of others
• sound and ethical coaching background and practices;
• a record of organizational accomplishments and community service
• a Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC) or Registered coach in good standing
with the Coaching Association of Canada
• a strong understanding of the role of the coach in the Canadian sport system
• an understanding of the Canadian sport system.
Refer to Appendix A for the composition and terms.
Please provide a maximum 2-page profile, which includes the following:
• Name, address, daytime and evening phone numbers, email address, best
• Reason for expression of interest, what you feel you can contribute to CAC
• Skills, education, certification, and experience related to the position
• Sport/community/business accomplishments
• A copy of your Curriculum Vitae
• One (1) reference from a senior leader in a National sport or multisport
Refer to Appendix B for the application form.
Applications to be submitted by email to:
Ranil Sonnadara, Chair
Professional Practices Committee
Please submit applications by April 22, 2022 at 5 PM EST. The Nominating Committee will review applications and notify selected candidates in May 2022 and present new members to the CAC Board of Directors for appointment in early June 2022.
Any application not confirmed by the CAC as having been received will be deemed to not have been received. Accordingly, please ensure you have clearly designated your email address on your nomination and received confirmation of receipt for the nomination you submit.