Coaching Association of Canada

Calls for Research Proposals

The Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) is inviting the academic research community to submit a targeted research proposal to create and pilot an evaluation template for the Black Female Coach Mentorship program and the Enhanced Female Mentorship program. The grant is a maximum of $10,000.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please email by 9:00 AM EST on November 30, 2020. More information.

Other Initiatives


  • NCCP content: NCCP Content and programs are all made of translated sport science and sport coaching research. NCCP program content is constantly being monitored to ensure it is current. Programs undergo a formal review on a five-year cycle.
  • Translated research dissemination: The Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching provides timely, accurate, targeted information to aid in creating a healthier and more positive environment for women coaches – in Canada and around the world. Submit content.
  • ChPCs and Registered Coaches Webinars


  • NCCP Delivery: Through the NCCP database, referred to as "The Locker" and daily operations in the development and implementation of coaching programs, the CAC produces reports that are used by the NCCP partners or the CAC staff to provide insight make evidence-based decisions.
  • Consultation: An-in house researcher is helping CAC partners and staff with projects, questions and challenges needing a deep understanding of the scientific process and context. This includes offering expert advices to understand the steps to implement a research or evidence-based project, the data that is collected as well as processing options.
  • Academic research: The CAC works closely with the Canadian researchers and various partners to value, leverage, and contribute to the expansion of Sport and Coaching science in Canada. Over the years, the organization have partnered with various stakeholders to conduct or find participants for internal and external research projects, to offer peer-reviewed communications opportunities and letters of support for researchers to funding agencies.



  • Canadian Sport Coaching Research Network: The CAC is currently working to develop and formalize a network to connect researchers and partners interested in sport coaching research. This network will offer opportunities for new research partnerships and enhance capacity for knowledge mobilization into sport coaching programs, policies and practices.