Coaching and Bench Staff Requirements and Courses


CRC & VSS

Criminal Record Checks and Vulnerable Sector Screening is required for all staff.  More information can be found here;

https://orilliagirlshockey.com/content/background-screening-requirements

 

Minimum Requirements

All teams must have at least the following staff;

  1. Head Coach with a valid certification
  2. Trainer with a valid certification
  3. Manager

For a comprehensive list of what the OWHA requires, click this link.

Head Coach

The Head coach is required to have at least one of the following certifications, based on the level of hockey she will be coaching;

  1. Coach 1 - Intro to Coach - U7/U8/U9 - Fundamentals, coach must have
  2. Coach 2 - Coach Level - House League 
  3. Development 1 - Rep

 All of these courses and certifications are offered through the OMHA and the OWHA, at the following links;

https://www.owha.on.ca/content/coaching-clinics

https://register.hockeycanada.ca/clinics

Please note that the courses and certifications are the same regardless the organization that offers them.  They are the same NCCP course and are not governing body specific.

These courses are reimbursed by the club upon completion and issuance of certificate.

Trainer

Trainers must have the following requirements;

  1. Be at least 16 years old
  2. Hold a valid HTCP Level 1 Certification

Additionally, it is recommended that the Trainer be female.

Courses for the HTCP Level 1 are offered through the Hockey Trainers Ontario at the following link;

https://htohockey.ca/Register1/OrderCourses

These courses are reimbursed by the club upon completion and issuance of certificate.

 

Manager

The Manager has no additional requirements beyond the CRC/VSS, Rowan's Law and Respect in Sport that is requested at the time of Registration.

It is recommended that the Manager also take the HTCP Level 1 Certification to ensure that there is a back-up (which is required to take to the ice in a game).

The following link is a great handbook for Managers put out by the OMHA, almost all of which you will find relevant;

OMHA Manager Handbook

 

Assistant Coaches

A team may have up to 2 Assistant Coaches, with the following requirements;

  1. Coach 1 - Intro to Coach - U7/U8/U9 - Fundamentals, must have
  2. Coach 2 - Coach Level - House League
  3. Development 1 - Rep

These courses are the same as those listed for the Coaches above.

These courses are reimbursed by the club upon completion and issuance of certificate.

 

 

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