Resources for Coaches

Coaches are crucial to the success of any athlete or team. At BC Wheelchair Sports, we believe in developing and empowering coaches to reach their goals and bring out the best in athletes. 

If you're interested in coaching one of our sports, reach out to your sport's manager or coordinator and check out these resources on the coaching pathway in Wheelchair Athletics, Wheelchair Rugby, and Wheelchair Tennis. 

Coaching Resources - General 

BC Wheelchair Sports Minimum Coaching Standards - All Sports

National Coaching Certification Program 

National Coaching Certification Program - Coaching Athletes With A Disability E-Module

National Coaching Certification Program - Making Ethical Decisions

Coaching Association of Canada - Safe Sport


Coach Resources and Coach Pathway - Wheelchair Athletics

Athletics Canada - Coach Training and Certification

Athletics Canada - Overview of the NCCP in Athletics (Video)

To learn more and start your coaching journey in Wheelchair Athletics, please get in touch with Program Coordinator Jessica Ferguson at

Coaching Resources - Wheelchair Rugby 

Wheelchair Rugby Canada - Become A Coach/Referee

Wheelchair Rugby Canada - Club Coach Pathway

Wheelchair Rugby Canada - Performance Coach Pathway

For more information on coaching Wheelchair Rugby, including training opportunities, please contact Program Manager Jackie Patatas at

Coaching Resources - Wheelchair Tennis

TPA Canada - Canadian Coaching Development System

TPA Canada - Requirements to be an Active, Certified Coach

BC Wheelchair Sports and Tennis Canada - How To Run A Wheelchair Tennis Have-A-Go Day

Are you interested in coaching Wheelchair Tennis? Contact Senior Program Manager Michelle McDonell at to learn more today!