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The Manitoba Gymnastics Association has guidelines that must be followed with regards to being a registered coach with the MGA, view our Policies and Procedures for more information.

For upcoming opportunities visit our Events Page!

Coaches can apply for 50% reimbursement of expenses (lunch/course registration/mileage outside WPG only) by filling out the Coach Assistance Grant Application.

Being “Certified” means that you have demonstrated competency and have met professional guidelines within the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). The Gymnastics NCCP certification pathway can be found here.

To become certified coaches must take the applicable in-person/online theory and technical training then complete one of the following evaluation guides:

Full guides are available here, these complete guides contain the Criteria for the Portfolio and In-Person Observation for your reference.

The MGA Evaluation fee is $80 + GST for Gymnastics Foundations and $150 + GST for any Competition level courses for members. Additional fees apply for non-members. Completed packets with payment can be sent to Karly Miller.

Other Resources:

To complete your Trampoline Practice requirement of the old NCCP system please download the appropriate form below:

Lifelong learning is the ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge and is one of the underlying philosophies of the NCCP.

Manitoba Gymnastics Assocation, along with Gymnastics Canada, is excited to announce that in June 2021, coaches with Levels-NCCP qualifications in artistic gymnastics will undergo a transfer of their qualifications from the Levels NCCP to our new NCCP programming which places a renewed focus on lifelong learning.

Coaches with trampoline Levels-NCCP qualifications will transfer at a later date.

For more information on the Transfer of Qualifications, please visit here!

In order for NCCP coaches to maintain their certified status, they will be required to obtain Professional Development (PD) points. PD points can be earned through a multitude of activities that coaches already participate in, including (but not limited to): national and provincial sport organization conferences and workshops, eLearning modules, NCCP workshops, coach mentorship programs, judging, facilitating courses, working on a committee, and active coaching. The following chart shows examples of how PD Points can be obtained. For information on how to Self Roster Active Coaching and Other PD Activities use these instructions.

Gymnastics Foundations coaches must collect 10 points over a 5 year period. Competition 1 coaches must collect 20 points over a 5 year period. The number of PD Points a coach has collected can be found in the Locker under a coaches’ NCCP number.

For upcoming PD opportunities visit our Events Page!