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The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is currently experiencing issues with accepting payments online. AGF staff are investigating the issue. In the meantime, please contact Gina Peak, AGF Education Manager at education@abgym.ab.ca or 403.212.5727 for payments related to the items below. 

Gymnastics Foundations (GF) Certification

THEORY + INTRO + SPORT SPECIFIC + EVALUATION = CERTIFIED

Following the GF training courses, a coaching portfolio AND lesson observation is required to complete the GF Evaluation for certification. “CERTIFIED” coaches may independently coach their own group of athletes (CANGYM badges Burgundy – Purple) AND may supervise/mentor other coaches at/or below their present certification level.  Certified coaches that have mentorship or supervisory responsibilities should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Coaches must be 16 years of age or older to apply for GF certification. 

Step 1:  You have attended the GF Theory, Introduction and Sport Specific course(s). You are also 16 years of age or older.

Step 2:  You have reviewed and completed the Gymnastics Foundations Evaluation Package

Step 3: Visit https://evaluation.abgym.ab.ca to upload evaluation requirements. Payment of $50 will be required at time of application.

Step 4: Wait to hear from your Coach Evaluator for pre-brief.

Step 5: Upload a lesson observation or request onsite observation. You will be emailed a link once your portfolio has been approved.

Step 6: Coach Evaluator de-briefs with coach.

Step 7: Upon successful completion, results of evaluation and certificate are sent to coach.

Competition 1 (C1) Certification 

C1 TRAINING COURSES (Theory & Sport Specific) + EVALUATION = CERTIFIED

Following the C1 training courses, a coaching portfolio AND lesson observation is required to complete the C1 Evaluation for certification. “CERTIFIED” coaches may independently coach their own group of athletes up to and including JO 7 AND may supervise/mentor other coaches at/or below their present certification level. Certified coaches that have mentorship or supervisory responsibilities should be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Step 1:  You have attended the C1 Theory and Sport Specific courses.

Step 2:  Review and complete the Competition 1 Evaluation Package 

Step 3: Visit https://evaluation.abgym.ab.ca  to upload evaluation requirements. Payment of $110 will be required at time of application.

Step 4: Wait to hear from your Coach Evaluator for pre-brief.

Step 5: Coach will upload a lesson observation or request onsite observation. You will be emailed a link once your portfolio has been approved.

Step 6: Coach Evaluator de-briefs with coach.

Step 7: Upon successful completion, results of evaluation and certificate are sent to coach.

Competition 2 (C2) Certification

C2 TRAINING COURSES (Theory & Sport Specific) + EVALUATION = CERTIFIED

Following the C2 training courses, a coaching portfolio AND lesson observation is required to complete the C2 Evaluation for certification. “CERTIFIED” coaches may independently coach their own group of athletes up to and including JO 9 and Aspire athletes for C2 WAG and up to Open athletes for C2 MAG.  C2 Certified Coaches may supervise/mentor other coaches at/or below their present certification level. Certified coaches that have mentorship or supervisory responsibilities should be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Step 1:  You are C1 WAG or MAG CERTIFIED.

Step 2:  You have attended the C2 Theory and Sport Specific courses.

Step 2:  Review and complete STEP 1 of the Competition 2 Evaluation Package 

Step 3: Visit https://evaluation.abgym.ab.ca  to upload evaluation requirements. Payment of $110 will be required at time of application.

Step 4: Wait to hear from your Coach Evaluator for pre-brief.

Step 5: Coach will work on STEP 2 of the C2 Evaluation package and then choose to, attend a C2 Evaluation workshop, upload a lesson observation or request onsite observation. You will be emailed a link once your portfolio has been approved.

Step 6: Coach Evaluator de-briefs with coach.

Step 7: Upon successful completion, results of evaluation and certificate are sent to coach.

Have Questions? 

Please contact Gina Peake, Education Manager at education@abgym.ab.ca