Coach: Certification (CMBA/NCCP)


CMBA Coaching Development Program:

Requirements & Explanation of Applicable Coaching Stages to Register for:

Coaches Exempt from CMBA On-Court 3 Hour Clinic Sessions must be Certified in one of these 3 NCCP Levels or Coach High School or Post Secondary Basketball:

  • NCCP Learn to Train
  • NCCP Train to Train
  • NCCP Train to Compete
  • Current ASAA High School Coach
  • Current ACAC College Coach/ CIS University Coach

"Why are we training players by age when we should be training by stage?” It’s about stages not ages.

CMBA Stage training for coaches, enables teams to be trained at their stage of development and maximize their fullest potential. 

Essentials Stage for U11 Coaches:

The Essentials U11 Coaches Program is to get coaches started with the foundations & building blocks of basketball passing, dribbling, shooting, attack moves, ie; jab step and go; crossover step and go; Canadian Style of play in a 4 on 4 format; rebound & go; B1-E2, spacing (6 essential spacing spots) double gaps; pass and cut; dribble at; and more!

U13/U15/U18 Essentials Stage:

The U13/U15/U18 Essentials Coaches Program is the first stage and foundation of principles for coaches at the U13, U15, and U18 ages.
***Please note: coaches need to take both theory & on-court clinics every two years.  Coaches are welcome to take a refresher course in the level they are at each year or the next level they are pursuing.

U13/U15/U18 Intermediate Stage:

The U13/U15/U18 Intermediate Coaches Program is the second stage for coaches coaching at the U13, U15, and U18 Levels. Coaches must have completed the Essentials Program to register.
***Please note: coaches need to take both theory & on-court clinics every two years.  Coaches are welcome to take a refresher course in the level they are at each year or the next level they are pursuing.

U13/U15/U18 Advanced Stage:

The U13/U15/U18 Advanced Coaches Program is the third stage for coaches coaching at the U13, U15, and U18 Levels. Coaches must have completed the Intermediate Program to register.
***Please note: coaches need to take both theory & on-court clinics every two years.  Coaches are welcome to take a refresher course in the level they are at each year or the next level they are pursuing.


Canada NCCP Certification Program:

AB Basketball NCCP Clinics

**Attention Coaches**

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic no in person clinics/workshops will be held. However, in partnership with Canada Basketball and Canada Sport Institute we are working towards more online delivery options.  We will keep you posted as these opportunities become available.  We strongly recommend making sure your GamePlan and Locker accounts are up to date so you can receive these notices.  If you have any questions about Coaching Certification please contact Reagan Wood - reagan@basketballalberta.ca 

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