In order to facilitate player development and provide the highest quality baseball experience, Ottawa Whisky Jacks supports the certification of its coaches through  the National Coaching Certification Program (NC governed by the Coaching Association of Canada.

Reach Higher. Get Certified…

The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), launched in 1974 and delivered in partnership with the government  of Canada, provincial/territorial governments,and national/provincial/territorial sport organizations, gives coaches the confidence to succeed.

Who is it for?

NCCP workshops are designed for all types of coaches. When you take an NCCP clinic, you’ll gain baseball technical abilities as well as leadership and decision-making skills. Whether you’re thinking about coaching your child’s community team or you’re already the head coach of a national team, the NCCP has workshops to meet your needs. NCCP training will open doors to new opportunities in coaching and in life.

Visit the NCCP website for more information on their program.


NCCP training requires you to complete 2 components to become certified. There is the on-line module which you have to complete first. YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS BEFORE ENROLLING IN THE COACHING CLINICS.

It’s easy! Use the link below and you’re only 4 clicks away from your future as an NCCP coach!

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After completing the on-line module you then qualify to attend coaching clinics. Coaching requirements differ depending on the level of the team.  Coaches that do not comply with the requirements cannot be rostered to a team (e.g.  you cannot coach a rostered OBA team). Specific requirements for Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches can be found here.

It is expected that some of these courses will be offered in the National Capital Region. Please check back for any offerings.  For a complete listing of all courses offered in Canada, please go to: