Call for Targeted Research Proposal
The Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) is inviting the research community to submit a targeted research proposal to conduct a project on the effects of blended NCCP delivery on coach development. The grant is a maximum of $10 000. The output of the project is a new framework of concrete principles for effective blended delivery of the NCCP.
How to apply
- 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.
- 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.
- In-house research: Through different means, the CAC is collecting and processing information to provide continuous insight for quality monitoring and future improvement of its programs and services such as:
- Audits: External researchers or firms are contracted to provide new insight on programs and services (e.g.: NCCP Multi-sport Modules, Diversity and Inclusion, NCCP delivery, partner satisfaction, staff satisfaction, professional coaching)
- Dedicated research grants: The CAC may grant targeted research projects, based on the needs of the organization or the partnership. Calls for proposals will be posted on this page.