Name: Daria Kanel
NCCP Number : 6014718
Martial Arts Experience (years) : 15 years
Rank : Senior Wushu/Taolu Coach

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Certifications

  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Making Head Way in Sports
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Planning a Practice
  • Design a Basic Sport Program
  • Basic Mental Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Coaching and Leading Effectively
  • Psychology of Performance
  • Managing Conflicts
  • Leading Drug-free Sport

Other Certifications

  • Wushu Canada Level 7
  • Wushu Canada Accredited Senior Community Coach
  • Bachelor of Science with specialization in Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa
  • Standard First Aid + CPR Level C/AED (Canadian Red Cross)
  • Trained Artistic Gymnastics Coach (Level 1, Gymnastics Canada)
  • Wushu Canada Judge for Taolu competitions

Responsibilities at CMAA:

  • Daria is responsible for coaching Competitive and Junior groups, as well as mentoring Junior and Assistant Coaches.


Daria has been practicing Wushu since 2002. She was a competitive athlete and a team member in Altai Wushu Federation and Saint Petersburg Sporting Wushu Federation (Russia). In 2010 she started coaching young athletes. Daria is also a judge for Wushu Taolu competitions. As a member of a judging team she participated in various competitions in Russia, as well as in Canada.