Coach in Training (2022)

Coach in Training Coaches new to equestrian instruction or coaching and working under the supervision of an EC Licensed coach. Applicants are working towards certification.  


To obtain Coach in Training status, you must have a current PTSO membership an active EC Sport License and ensure the Safe Sport training, screening, and insurance requirements listed below are completed and/or up to date. A detailed description for each requirement can be viewed by clicking the program name in blue. 


Detailed instructions to access the Elearning courses and upload documents are available in the Resources section of ECampus.  


You have 60 days to complete the application.


If you have any questions, contact EC at


IMPORTANT: Your application will not be reviewed, and submitted application documents and forms will not be verified until payment for Coach Status has been received by EC.  

The following is required

Requirement Name
Requires at least 0 Completed

  CIT SupervisorMentor Coach Acknowledgements
Requires at least 1 Completed

  Equestrian Canada: Concussion Awareness
  NCCP Making Headway in Sport (Multisport)
Requires at least 1 Completed

  Fostering Healthy Equestrian Environments
  Coaching Association of Canada Safe Sport Training
  Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders (Mandatory for SK & MB Coaches)
Requires at least 1 Completed

  Standard First Aid Level C (delivered by a recognized Canadian First Aid provider)
Requires at least 1 Completed

  Enhanced Police Information Check (EPIC) - Coach
  Criminal Record Check (CRC)
Requires at least 1 Completed

  Screening- Online form
Requires at least 1 Completed

  Coaching References
  Coaching References 2
  Coaching References
  Letter of Reference Form 2 (Email Invite)
Requires at least 1 Completed

  EC Certificate of Insurance