Development 1

The NCCP Development 1 course is a two day clinic where coaches attend 13 hours of classroom and 3 hours of on-ice instruction and/or observation. The Development 1 course will provide a foundation for coaches coaching in the competitive streams in the following areas:

  • Drill Progressions and regressions
  • Skills analysis
  • Seasonal planning
  • Linking individual skills and tactics
  • Team building and team tactics
  • Goaltending

Attend 100% of the two day Development 1 clinic. Upon completion all coaches will be considered “Trained”.

Click here to view the available Development 1 Clinics in Alberta.


Complete the coach workbook that is distributed at the clinic. Once completed please submit workbook to:

Attn: Paige Krelow-Weinberger
Hockey Alberta
100 College Blvd Box 5005, Rm 2606
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5


Once your post task has been approved as satisfactory, you will receive a letter outlining eligibility to complete a Field Evaluation which consist of the development of an Emergency Action Plan and 1 practice observation.


Making Ethical Decision online Evaluation.

Upon the completion of all 4 steps at the Development 1 level, coaches will move from Trained to Certified status.