Coaches (Brantford Community Hockey League)

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Thank you for volunteering to be a Coach/Bench Staff or Volunteer with Brantford Community Hockey League.  Please use this reference to ensure you have all requirements needed.


You will be reimbursed for all approved training, Vulnerable Sector police check and certification costs.  Please email your receipts once certification(s) is complete to [email protected] so that reimbursement can be processed.

If you experience any problems with the following, please reach out to our registration team for help at [email protected].


All Bench Staff need to complete the following:

1. Complete BCHL Coaching Application - Click HERE for form
2. OHF Screening - this must be completed before September 30 each year.

  • Please click HERE for details, instructions and requirements

3. Vulnerable Sector (Police) Check- This needs to be completed ever 3 years.
4. Gender Identity Training - This only needs to be completed once.
5. Bench Staff Respect in Sport - This only needs to be completed once.
6. Trainer Staff - All teams require at least one certified Trainer with their T1 certification.  

Coaching Staff courses required depend on age and playing level of the team.  Please see the chart below for specifics:

2024-2025 MINIMUM COACHING REQUIREMENTS

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EDUCATION/CLINIC REGISTRATION


» NCCP CLINICS (Coach 1, Coach 2, Development 1) 
» HOCKEY UNIVERSITY CHECKING COURSE 
» RESPECT-IN-SPORT ACTIVITY LEADER COURSE 
» GENDER INDENTITY & EXPRESSION TRAINING 

» MAKING ETHICAL DECISIONS - 'MED' PROCESS
- As a part of the certification process for Coach 2, Development 1, and **High Performance 1 you are required to complete the Making Ethical Decisions (MED) online evaluation module.


OVERVIEW OF CLINICS/COURSES

Required for House League and House League Select: 
• Coach 1  
• Coach 2

Required for any level B/BB and above
• Development 1
» Coach Request for Field Evaluation Form
• High Performance 1


RESPECT-IN-SPORT ACTIVITY LEADER OVERVIEW

Porting My Profile to a New Implementation:
If you are already a fully certified user for the Respect in Sport Activity Leader, Respect in Sport for Hockey (Speak Out Online),or Respect in School programs, you may transfer (port) your certification and profile to a new implementation. All three program certifications are interchangeable. For example, if you are a teacher/coach and you completed the Respect in School program or 
you are a hockey coach and have completed the Respect in Sport program and you want to transfer your profile to another application you can. Click here to port your certification.

GENDER IDENTITY & EXPRESSION OVERVIEW


 

NCCP HOCKEY - QUALIFICATION TRACKING


 HOCKEY CANADA REGISTRY (HCR)
If you have registered in hockey previously as a Player, Coach, Official, or Trainer you can view your profile in the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR 3.0).

Click - How to access your HCR profile

CAC - THE LOCKER 

The Locker
 is the Coaching Association of Canada’s online database. Access to The Locker will provide all coaches with the opportunity to track their progress and guide their development.

  • Coaches can create a log-in and access their Profile and Transcript online -where they can can view/update personal information, coaching records and access printable transcripts.

  • Certification Maintenance & Professional Development points will be tracked on the Coach’s Transcript in ‘The Locker’ and will update the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) Profile when ‘Certified’ status is renewed.

For direction on how to access ‘The Locker’, review the document link below:
» How to record Professional Development Points in your Locker 

COACHING RESOURCES

Goaltending

Checking

Long Term Player Development

National Skills Standards & Testing Program

Player Development Fundamentals

Hockey Canada Drill Hub

Funding For Coaches

The Coaches Site

Drill Pad - printable