Deadline to Apply: February 29th, 2024
- Increase the number of women coaching in the Province
- Increase the level of Coach Education over the course of the program
- Create an Environment that is welcoming, and supportive, and promotes a growth mindset
- Provide opportunities for networking and peer-to-peer growth
- Create long-lasting relationships Within the coaching community
- Monthly 1 on 1 Meeting with an experienced mentor
- Unique professional development opportunities are offered throughout the program
- quarterly group meetings with fellow mentees to facilitate peer-peer learning
- Access to in-person and online resources so that mentee coaches can build and enhance their Coaching toolkit
Mentorship is a relationship in which advice, information, guidance, support, or opportunity are offered for professional development.
While the benefits of mentoring are often thought of and reported for the mentees only, they are not the only ones who learn and grow through mentorship.
The benefits of mentoring are significant for everyone involved:
- For Mentees
- For Mentors
- For the Sport Organization
For the mentee: increased learning, motivation, self-efficacy, and productivity, greater compensation, decreased feelings of isolation, greater career mobility, and an overall increase in career and self-satisfaction.
For the mentor: a renewed sense of commitment to the job, stimulation of new ideas, continuous learning and career development, the building of reputational capital, enhanced leadership skills, the satisfaction of giving back to the coaching community.
For the sport organization: loyalty and commitment from coaches, renewed enthusiasm from coaches, the attraction of new coaches, development, and retention of high potential talent, reduced turnover, and increased productivity.
Benefits of Mentorship for Women Coaches:
Research has suggested that benefits of mentorship for female Mentees include:
- Role modeling
- Support in the form of counseling and guidance
Mentorship, in addition to the need for backing and guidance from mentors in leadership positions, are powerful strategies for recruiting and retaining women coaches.
- Support from an experienced coach from within or outside of their sport
- NCCP Mentorship Training
- Up to $500 in funding towards other NCCP training (sport-specific or multi-sport)
- Unique Professional Development opportunities
- Networking opportunities with other coaches across the province
- Must self-identify as a women or girl (inclusive of gender non-binary and transgender women)
- Must hold permanent residence in New Brunswick.
- Must have confirmation from community sport organization or PSO that they are an active coach in good standing
- Must have a minimum of 1-year (season) coaching experience
- NCCP Mentorship Training
- $500 for Professional Development or NCCP Funding Networking opportunities with other coaches across the province
- Automatic VIP Coaching Status + VIP Clothing Kit (worth $100)
- Individual (regardless of gender identity) that is passionate about advancing women and girls in coaching
- Min. 5-years coaching experience (or equivalent experience) – Retired coaches are welcome and encouraged to apply
- Completed some NCCP training. preference given to ComP-Intro. Certified status and/or Comp-Dev. Trained status
The application is now open
Responsibilities of a Coach NB Women and Girls Mentee Coach:
Completion of the NCCP Mentorship Module prior to beginning or during the program.
Complete (1) touch base per month with your mentor coach (in person/online/phone etc.)
Develop and submit a learning plan that outlines your coaching/PD goals (to be completed with your mentor and submitted to Project Manager).
Be an active member of the online community and commit to attending at least (3) Professional Development sessions.
Improve the level of Coach Education based on the appropriate NCCP pathway.
Commit to attending (1) group chats every quarter (4 total) facilitated by the Project Manager.
Commit to starting their pathway toward becoming a VIP Coach.
Responsibilities of a New Brunswick Women and Girls Mentor Coach:
- Completion of the NCCP Mentorship Module prior to beginning or during the program.
Complete (1) touch base per month with your mentee coach (in person/online/phone etc.)
Develop and submit a learning plan (to be completed with your mentee and submitted to Women in Coaching Project Manager)
Be an active member of the online community and commit to attending at least (2) Professional Development sessions.
Commit to 2 of 4 quarterly group chats
Commit to submitting a mentee quarterly review.
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