Coaching Association of Canada
Canada Games Female apprentice program

The Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program is a partnership between the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives (PTCRs), the Canada Games Council (CGC), and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC). This program provides the opportunity for each province and territory to send two female coaches to the Canada Games in apprenticeship roles.

The CGC, the CAC, and PTCRs strongly believe that the apprenticeship program is an essential part of the development of a coach. Furthermore, apprenticeship programs can be used as a means to build capacity in underrepresented populations in coaching, such as women and aboriginals.

The purpose of the Canada Games Apprenticeship Program is to provide women coaches with a practical and integrated major national multi-sport games experience. Selected coaches have direct involvement in preparation and competition and receive support from an identified mentor coach throughout the duration of the program.


2021 Canada Summer Games - Niagara Region, Ontario

Application Process

Submit an Expression of Interest

  1. Review the Program Guidelines
  2. Contact your Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization (P/TSO) and ask them to complete the Letter of Support
  3. Fill out the online Expression of Interest form, and attach the P/TSO Letter of Support

2021 Public Interest Form Opens: November 4, 2019
Public Interest Form Closes: January 10, 2020

You will be contacted by your Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representative (P/TCR). The P/TCR will contact the P/TSO to complete the full application.

For more information on the Canada Games Apprenticeship Program, contact your P/TCR.