We’ve teamed up with Petro-Canada to recognize and celebrate coaches from coast to coast to coast. Join us to say #ThanksCoach for a chance to win one of twenty pairs of $100 Petro-Canada gift cards for both you and your coach!

It’s easy to participate – just follow these three steps!

  1. Share an Instagram post between September 17 at 12:01am and September 25 at 11:59pm

  2. Include #ThanksCoach or #MerciCoach in your post

  3. Include #PetroCanada in your post 

Enter the contest!

Don’t have Instagram? Eligible Entrants may also submit an entry for the contest by mail or by email. Visit the contest page for entry details and rules and regulations.*

Coaching Clinic Opportunities

School Sport Nova Scotia supports coaches at all levels because without coaches, there would be no sport.

Coaching education improves the sport experience for student athletes as well as for the volunteer coach.

SSNS is working with Provincial Sport organizations, the Government of Nova Scotia and the Coaches Association of Canada to provide coaching education and coaching resources that will support coaches at all levels of school sport.

SSNS Coaches wishing to take Sport Specific Coaching Education Courses, please complete the form below:

Concussion Education for SSNS Coaches

SSNS now requires all head coaches of every SSNS sport to complete the concussion management course "Making Headway" offered for FREE by the Coaches Association of Canada.

Making Headway can be found by CLICKING HERE


Volleyball Coach Education Opportunity

School Sport Nova Scotia is partnering with Volleyball Nova Scotia to provide online coach education for SSNS member coaches in volleyball.

The Course : Foundations of Volleyball

There are a limited number of licences so if you are interested please complete the following form:

Coaching Resources: Coaches can find sport specific information on the website of the individual sports of the SSNS.

The Coaches Association of Canada is a resource for coaches for programs and coaching education opportunities. also is the portal to the Locker where coaches can access their own profile and sign up for coaching courses.

Coaching NS is a website that provides coaches with information about programs and opportunities for coach education in Nova Scotia

School Coach Canada offers a number of online coaching courses that can support coach education. There are a number of free modules including: Concussions, Track and Field basics, and many others.