Coaching Certification Requirements

By 2019 the Canadian Weightlifting Federation will require that coaches wishing to work with athletes at national competitions be fully certified NCCP Competition Development coaches.

In order to align ourselves with the policies of the CWFHC and to ensure competent coaching capacity, the NSWA has established coaching certification requirements at the provincial level as well, and a timeline for their implementation.

Starting Coaching Requirements
January 1, 2018
  • NSWA Membership
  • Competition Registration
  • NSWA Coaching seminar
January 1, 2019
  • NSWA Membership
  • Competition Registration
  • NSWA Coaching seminar
  • NCCP Competition-Introduction in-training
January 1, 2020
  • NSWA Membership
  • Competition Registration
  • NSWA Coaching seminar
  • NCCP Competition-Introduction certified
* These apply to Provincial Level competitions only :
Atlantic Cup
Provincial Championships


In order to ensure that coaches are able to meet these requirements, the NSWA will be hosting the necessary seminars and evaluations on a regular basis.