Coach Course sign up links and requests

Thunder fully supports the development of our coaches and cover all costs for courses.

To inquire further, please email

All coaches and volunteers who will have contact with players must have a Criminal records Check and vulnerable sectors check completed. Please email to obtain the proper documentation to request those checks.

All coaches will be required to show proof of full vaccination for Covid19 as per NS health authority, Sport Nova Scotia and Soccer Nova Scotia Covid19 Policy

A waiver to hold a checkbox in our coaching files indicating you have shown proof of vaccination to a club representative can be found here - Consent Form

All coaches will be required to have the following training courses;

MED - Making Ethical Decisions   (this course can be obtained online or if enough coaches or managers require, an in person session can be organized)

Making Headway

Emergency Action Planning

All 3 above can be checked in the NCCP locker to see if you already have the course.

Respect in Sport - Activity Leader Training a certificate search, if you believe you have this course, is located with this link CERT CHECK

If you already have the above certificates, please email them to, if not we will assist in arranging access or reimbursement.

For age specific soccer coaching courses requirements, please review the info graphic here;

Coaching Courses Associated to age level.

Thunder FC will work with coaches to reimburse or purchase certificate codes to access the required materials. You can find more course information for the online components and purchase or start the programs with the link below.

Canada Soccer course site

Click here to see simplified steps for coach education in Nova Scotia