Coach Accreditation & Eligibility

*table above updated August 15th, 2019

BC COACH ACCREDITATION BADGE

This applies to all coaches that may be coaching, or assisting a head coach, at a Junior A, Junior B, U23 and/or SeniorOpen series and/or provincial  championship competitions.  Badminton BC Referees and Umpires will be ensuring only those coaches with accreditation badges access the field of play.

APPLY FOR YOUR BADGE HERE

All coaches receiving a BC Coach Accreditation Badge must:

1. meet the eligibility above for each event
2. hold a current Associate Coach Membership with Badminton BC
3. complete a Criminal Record Check n compliance with the CAC Responsible Coaching Movement

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK link

Following approval you will receive a confirmation email confirming your Coach Accreditation status. Accreditation badges will be available for pick up at the next scheduled Series Event or mailed to you. 

BC Coach Accreditation Badge is:
•    recognition of professional standards
•    recognition of a commitment to the professionalization of coaching and the Responsible Coaching Movement
•    a benefit of membership
•    and access to the field of play (courts) 

Allow up to 3 weeks to process your Accreditation Badge from the date of application.  

REMINDERS | ENSURE YOU UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING:

1. Athlete Eligibility Criteria for Provincial and National Championships*

2. BC Coach Accreditation and Eligibility applies to all coaches wanting access to field of play (courts) in all series events and provincial championships. If you are not certain where you fit in, please complete the form and we will advise you

3. Junior A, Junior B, U23 and SeniorOpen Rankings and Seeding*

4. Badminton Canada Policies adopted by Badmitnon BC:
    a. Coaching Certification - https://www.badminton.ca/file/815124/?dl=1
    b. Coaching of Field of Play Policies - http://www.badminton.ca/file/770167/?dl=1
    c. Default & Failure to Complete Match Policy (New): https://www.badminton.ca/file/814561/?dl=1
    d. Field of Play Discipline Policy (New): https://www.badminton.ca/file/814563/?dl=1

5. Uniform policy - https://www.badminton.ca/file/814562/?dl=1

*to be posted soon