Becoming a Junior Coach

Becoming a coach is easy and fun - no track experience needed!

  • Young athletes (or other young people) turning 13 are eligible to be Volunteer Coaches with the Track Rascal Program
  • At the age of 14+ (turning 15), these young people can then sign up for the local coaching course or any online coaching courses. Once they have turned 15, they can become paid Junior Coaches of the PGTF Club as long as they have completed at least 24 hours of volunteer coaching (1 season is preferable) and commit to coaching for the season
  • ALL COACHES require a number from the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP#) before registering for any coach training courses (see button below)
  • All coaching courses have 2 prerequisites which can be done with an NCCP#
    • Emergency Action Plan (EAP) e-learning (15 min, free)
    • Long Term Athlete Development e-learning (60 min, $25)
  • All coaches require the training module “Fundamentals of Athletics” (FREE) found in the coaching locker. This module can be completed before attending any coaching courses as it is available online (click here for info); 
  • PGTF Club will reimburse for any coaching courses as long as Junior Coaches commit to the season of coaching and submit receipts
  • A variety of coach courses are available through viaSport, BC Athletics, National Coaching, and Engage Sport North 

All APPLICATIONS  for PGTF  coaching positions for the 2022 outdoor season due by midnight on FEB 11 2022.  

All 2022 Junior and Volunteer Coaches must bring the following completed paperwork to the coach meeting on Saturday April 9th at Masich Place Stadium at 12 noon.

Volunteer Coaches

  • Turning 13 years old this year
  • Complete the Coach Code of Conduct form
  • Complete Coach Contact Information and Parental Understanding form
  • Attend the Coach Meeting April 9th with completed forms

Junior Coaches

  • Turning 15 years old this year (14+)
  • Complete the Coach Code of Conduct form
  • Complete Coach Contact Information and Parental Understanding form
  • Complete  ALL Tax and Banking forms
  • Complete Criminal Record Check forms
  • Attend the Coach Meeting at Masich Place Stadium April 9th, 2022 with completed forms

Questions regarding coach courses and upcoming training: contact Club Head Coach Ross Browne (in the subject line): princegeorgetrackandfield@gmail.com

Questions about becoming a coach or Junior coach positions: contact Junior Development Head Coach Lauren Matheson (in the subject line): princegeorgetrackandfield@gmail.com