Coach Registration/Certification

Below is a step-by-step guide to the various steps and qualifications/certificates that coaches need to be able to participate in coaching.

  • All coaches need to: 1) register with the club as a coach, 2) complete the requisite World Rugby Certificate courses, 3) have/acquire a current Vulnerable Sector Check, 4) upload the certificates to the club
  • Head and Lead Coaches will additionally require 1) NCCP Registration and 2) World Rugby Level 1 Community Initiation

1. Register as a Coach with Crusaders (all coaches)

  1. Crusaders Rugby Club Coach Registration - circa $60

2. World Rugby Certificates (all coaches)

These courses must be completed each year. They're all pretty quick.

  1. World Rugby Concussion Management for the General Public Certificate Online Course - save your PDF certificate for upload
  2. World Rugby RugbyReady Online Course - save your PDF certificate for upload
  3. World Rugby First Aid In Rugby Certificate - save your PDF certificate for upload
  4. COVID 19 – Return to Play Awareness for Coaches & Players - save your PDF certificate for upload

3. Head and Lead Coaches Only

Every match/practice must have ONE World Rugby Level 1 certified coach in attendance. To get Level 1 certified:

    1. NCCP Coach Registration - register for an NCCP number
    2. Rugby Canada Coach Training Schedule
    3. Rugby Canada Coach - Community Initiation Level 1 minimum must be current

4. Vulnerable Sector Checks (all coaches)

Vulnerable Sector Checks are valid for a maximum period of 3 years.

  1. Halton Vulnerable Sector Checks & Peel Vulnerable Sector Checks - (download volunteer letter from club)

5. Upload Your Certificates to the Club

(needs a Google Account or a crusadersrugby.ca account, click here to create a personal Google Account)