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What do Coaches do?

Coaches prepare and train individual athletes/teams for competitive events.

How to become: Coaches

In general, you usually need ability, experience, and technical knowledge of your area of sport.

To be a coach, you usually need to complete the national coaching certificate program and have technical knowledge/experience of the sport. You may need a degree in physical education.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Coaches

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sport Management Bachelor; Honours
Physical Education Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Event, Sport, and Entertainment Management Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Physical Education Bachelor; Co-op
Physical Education Bachelor
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Redeemer University
Ancaster, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Physical Education Bachelor
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Sport and Recreation Management Bachelor
Physical Education and Physical Literacy Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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