Coaches Coaching paddlesports is a rewarding and fun way to teach children, youth and adults new skills and a love of being on the water. All coaches must register with GERCKC as an NCCP coach to take part in regional courses.

Coach's Resources

1-  Becoming a Coach
2- Get an NCCP number
3- Certification Requirements
4- Coaching Resources
5- Making Ethical Decisions
6- Criminal Record Checks
7- Searching local courses
Safe Sport Training (FREE)
9- Boating License Online



Get certified to deliver the CanoeKids program and introduce kids between the ages of 9 and 11 to canoeing and kayaking. Teach technique and fundamental skills the CanoeKids way. From identifying the different parts of the boat to teaching balance drills and basic strokes, the program provides a comprehensive introduction to a sport with an emphasis on fun and safety. CanoeKids coaches will learn a variety of fun introductory activities and be able to properly detect and correct basic technique. In learning to deliver the CanoeKids program you will acquire the skills necessary to introduce someone to the sport at any age.



These are introductory workshops for becoming a competitive coach in canoe kayak. ELCC candidates must take the following NCCP multisport workshops before the ELCC core workshop:

-Making Ethical Decisions
-Plan a Practice Basic
-Teaching and Learning