Coaching Diving in Manitoba

Coaching in Manitoba

We are always excited to hear about people interested in coaching diving in Manitoba, especially current and past divers as they are the passionate, heart and soul of the sport.  Growing the numbers of coaches in Manitoba provides us greater opportunities strengthen our already strong coaching core and afford us greater opportunities to offer Learn to Dive programs to bedroom communities around Manitoba. 

In order to coach the sport of diving in Manitoba, all coaches must complete:

  1. Completion of the required Respect in Sport Certification.  The course is required every 5 years.
  2. Completion and receipt of a Criminal and Vulnerable record check.  These record checks must be completed every 3 years.
  3. Submission of the required Diving Canada Screening.  This screening is required annually.
  4. Submission of the required Diving Canada Declaration.  This declaration is required annually.

These process must be complete and up to date before taking out a Dive Manitoba membership and begin coaching.
Please see the links below for all information. 
Dive Manitoba memberships are renewable September of each year.

For more information, please contact us today!

Respect In Sport

Completion of the Respect in Sport course is required to coach in Manitoba.

Criminal Record

A criminal record and vulnerable record check is required to coach in Manitoba.

DPC Declaration

All coaches must complete the Diving Canada declaration form.

DPC Screening

All coaches must complete the Diving Canada screening form

COACHING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

INSTRUCTION BEGINNER

Type: In-Class Workshop
 
Duration: One weekend.  This workshop is offered once every 2 years by Dive Manitoba.
 
This clinic is for anyone interested in becoming a “learn to dive” instructor.
 
Coaches will learn basic diving skills, safety principles for participants with no diving experience, as well as be able to teach basic skill sets in a fun and interactive way to their young athletes after taking this weekend workshop. No diving experience required.
REQUIRED COURSES PRIOR TO COACHING AND TAKING WORKSHOP:

COMPETITION
INTRODUCTION

Type: In-Class Workshop
 
Duration: Two weekends.  This course is offered by Diving Plongeon Canada when requested.
 
This course tailored for coaches that already work with regional or provincial athletes.
 
While introducing seasonal planning, the use of the trampoline belt, practice planning and the development of long-term objectives, this workshop will ultimately help coaches improve the overall competitive diving skills of their athletes.
REQUIRED COURSES PRIOR TO TAKING WORKSHOP (ABOVE PLUS):
MAKING ETHICAL DESISIONS
DESIGN A BASIC SPORT PROGRAM
TEACHING AND LEARNING
BASIC MENTAL SKILLS

Workshop includes: Plan a Practice AND Analyze Performance (Diving Specific).

REQUIRED COURSES AFTER COMPLETING WORKSHOP:

After completion of all courses and workshop, to be fully Competition Introduction Certified:
1. Portfolio (5-day written practice plan, warm up example and training example, 3 performance analysis skills)
2. Evaluation (evaluation at a practice)
3. Making Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation

COMPETITION
DEVELOPMENT

Type: In-Class Workshop
 
Duration: 6 days
 
Designed for coaches of athletes at the provincial, national, and junior international levels (girls aged 8-12, boys aged 9-13).
 
This workshop focuses on fine-tuning seasonal plans, and understanding and applying biomechanical principles. Over the course of two 3-day weekend sessions, coaches will learn to plan and analyze performance, to develop athletic abilities, and to manage a competitive diving program. Coaches will also learn about injury prevention and recovery for competitive divers. Both weekends will have classroom and pool sessions.
CERTIFIED COMPETITION INTRODUCTION PRIOR TO TAKING WORKSHOP PLUS:
PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING
LEADING DRUG FREE SPORT
MANAGING CONFLICT
COACHING AND LEADING EFFECTIVELY

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Coaching Manitoba is Sport Manitoba’s one stop resource for all coaches in Manitoba. 

  • NCCP information
  • Respect in Sport certification
  • Coaching Awards and Recognition
  • Coaching News
  • Courses and Events

The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence.

Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches.