1. Have the appropriate level of NCCP certification or ability to achieve minimum qualifications in 2024 (minimum Competition Introduction trained).
  2. Be a member in good standing with OCPSA and adhere to all policies and code of conduct.
  3. Willingness to travel to facilities/gyms to deliver the required hours of program training.

The successful coach must also be:

  1. Knowledgeable of and ability to practice the principles of Boccia Canada’s Gold Medal Profile.
  2. A strong and open communicator who is organized with planning.
  3. Connected to the current boccia environment in Ontario.
  4. Be aligned with the performance goals of the program.
  5. Be an ambassador for OCPSA on and off the boccia court.


  1. Communicate with the athletes in the program (as assigned).
  2. Deliver 32 hours of regional training within the time frame defined by the program. Facility opportunities and rental fees to be covered by OCPSA.
  3. Supervise athletes during the training hours.
  4. Participate in travel teams to nationally sanctioned boccia competitions (as identified by the Program Manager)
  5. Work as a team and engage with other program coaches.
  6. Manage Athlete Individual Performance Plans and Athlete Yearly Plans.
  7. Work with Program Manager to develop a Coach Performance Plan and ensure steps are taken to achieve goals.


  1. Meaningful experience to build a Coaching Resume.
  2. Access to funding for NCCP (and other professional development) as per the financial policy.
  3. Honourarium

Application Deadline: Wednesday December 20, 2023 at 12PM

Application Link:



You will need the following to apply:

  1. Cover Letter & Coaching Resume
  2. NCCP number — Don’t have an NCCP number? Create one now —Can’t find your NCCP number? Look it up
  3. Current (within the last 12 months) Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) or Criminal Record Check (CRC) to complete your application. (PDF file).
  4. Have completed the Safe Sport Course in the Locker (this course is free).
  5. Have completed the Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation.


The Ontario Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (OCPSA) was founded in 1981 as a registered charitable organization for the delivery of sport to persons with cerebral palsy. Today, OCPSA is a leading sport organization in the province for persons with a disability, focused on sport development, participation and performance for athletes in Para-Athletics (Track and Field) and Boccia.

Organization Contact for Inquiries:
Juliana von Cramon, Program Manager
Ontario Cerebral Palsy Sports Association