Coaches Corner


Cochrane Minor Football has created a Coach Committee to help select, train and support our coaches and inform our parents. 


Coach Selection Process 

  • Coaching application 
  • RCMP police check mandatory (valid if in calendar year)
  • Coach Committee will select coaches for teams
  • Selection criteria will include: experience, judgment, leadership and accreditations
  • Mandatory meeting to review season planning, budget, practice planning
  • Ongoing support with coaching skill development, player skill development and practice planning


Accreditation Guidelines 

  • NCCP, Football Alberta and Football Canada guidelines for Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches

Football Canada / NCCP - 

Football Alberta -

Football Alberta Coaching Requirements - Chart

Mobile App

Football Canada has launched a new mobile app which features online drill database.  The app also provides team communication options, practice planning and other features.


Coach Application Form

RCMP Vulnerable Sector Check Form 

Coaches Code of Conduct

Season Plan Template

Practice Plan Template

Budget Template

6 & 9-A-Side Guide

Calgary Bantam Football Association Covid-19 Safety Manual

Cochrane Lions Playbook Templates

Cochrane Lions Offensive Concepts


If you are interested in coaching or leading one of our programs, email admin and we will put you in touch with our coaching development team.


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