News and updates
Ottawa RedBlacks Coaching Observation Session
NCAFA coaches are invited to a unique experience with the RedBlacks coaching staff and players. The event will be held at TD Place on Wednesday, April 29th from 9:15 to 12:45.
Click here for details.
Unfortunately this is now FULL. Coaches making the list will be contacted shortly.
Amateur Football Survey
Football Canada wants to hear from parents, families and Canadian athletes about their football experience. They will use this information to help better design and deliver programs and services to advance amateur football in Canada.
The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete. You can save and come back to the survey at any time. Click here to start the survey.
Spring Safe Contact Courses
There are 2 upcoming Safe Contact courses set for Saturday March 21st and on March 28th. It is mandatory that ALL Head Coaches in NCAFA be Safe Contact trained this year. Please click on the attached link and register today.
You can find all the necessary information including how to register here.
NCAFA 60th Anniversary Logo Competition
The NCAFA will be holding a competition to design a logo in honour of our 60th Anniversary this year. The contest is open to anyone, with the winner receiving $250 for their efforts.
The Board of Governors will be presented with a short list for final selection at the March BOG meeting on March 17th.
Submission deadline is March 16th, with all entries to be sent to email@example.com. The format should be in .jpeg format at a minimum and vector format ideally. Below you will find the current logo and the 50th anniversary logo.
Calling all Coaches!
There is a Province-wide mandate that ALL coaches must complete the Making Headway in Sport - Football online course (by May 1st for Summer programs and August 1st for Fall programs). Failure to complete this course will result in coaches being suspended from participation in practises/games.
Coaches may complete the course by accessing the this link
It is of critical importance that coaches report their completion of the course by following this link
If you have any questions, please contact Rob Hamm (NCAFA, Director Coach Training and Certification) or Chris Patton (OFA, Technical Director).
For anyone looking for a status update on their NCCP certification or what courses you should take, please contact; Chris Patton, please put "NCCP” in the subject line.
Jr. Ravens is a football program intended for young football players between ages 6-14. More than 250 kids participated in Jr Ravens camps last year. Coaching is led by Carleton Ravens’ coaches and players. Equipment is included. Click the banner above for further information.
New Website for all Midget Level Stats
Check out the new NCAFA Midget website for all NCAFA Midget Stats!
Concussion Awareness and Management
Archived News can be found here
All of our archived news can be found here.