26.0 TEAM OFFICIALS’ CERTIFICATION AND HOCKEY CANADA / ALLIANCE HOCKEY ROSTER APPROVAL
26.1 COACHES (see Appendix A ALLIANCE Certification
.1 To be eligible on a Hockey Canada Approved roster as a Head Coach and/or Assistant Coach with any ALLIANCE Hockey Representative, Minor Development, House League and House League Select team a person must have successfully completed a HC NCCP certification as identified on Appendix A. A Coach's certification will be issued upon successful completion of the NCCP Program.
.2 No Hockey Canada/ALLIANCE Roster will be approved by the Executive Director for a Coach or Assistant Coach unless the certification issued to that person upon completion of the NCCP Program, Body Checking Module and RIS/Speak Out Module is clearly indicated on all copies of the Approved Team Roster.
.3 ALLIANCE Hockey recommends that all coaching staff have NCCP certification.
.4 Falsifying a HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Coaches or Assistant Coaches Certification by placing a certification number on a HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Roster when the person has not completed an NCCP D1 or higher program, Body Checking Module and RIS/Speak Out Module shall cause that person to be ineligible to be registered on a HC / Approved Team Roster in the ALLIANCE for that season.
.5 Certified and registered Coaches and Assistant Coaches six- teen (16) years of age and under shall be restricted to coaching in the Pee Wee and lower divisions.
.1 To be eligible to be a Trainer or Assistant Trainer on any team registered with the ALLIANCE on a HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Roster a person must have successfully completed an HDCO Hockey Trainer Certification Program (H.T.C.P.) at Level 1 or higher and the RIS/Speak Out Module. An ALLIANCE certification will be issued upon successful completion of the H.T.C.P. Level 1 and the RIS/Speak Out Module.
.2 Any person who has a valid standard first aid certificate from a recognized first-aid certification program and has successfully completed the H.T.C.P. Level I program may be granted the H.T.C.P. Trainer Level ll certificate by sending eight ($8.00) dollars and proof of valid certification to the ALLIANCE.
.3 The H.T.C.P. Level I program is valid for three (3) seasons including the season of issue with the exception of those qualifying under section 26.2.2. Those persons holding a H.T.C.P. Level I qualification only must re-qualify upon expiry.
.4 Those persons who qualify under 26.2.2 must submit a photo- copy of valid/current certification each season with their HC/ ALLIANCE Hockey Roster to remain eligible.
.5 Falsifying a Trainer's Certification by placing an ALLIANCE certification number on the HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Approved Team Roster when the person has not successfully completed a H.T.C.P. program Level I and RIS/Speak Out Module shall cause the person to be ineligible to be registered on a HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Roster in the ALLIANCE for that season.
.1 A person who has proper certification as outlined above as both a Coach and Trainer can place both registration numbers on the HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Roster. This will entitle a person to act as both a Coach and Trainer to meet the requirement of Rule 25.4 in an emergency only. This does not in any way lessen the team requirement to have separate people signed as a Coach and Trainer.
.2 Any team which fails to comply with Rule 25.4 and 25.5 in any game shall be subject to disciplinary action.
.3 At the Representative and Minor Development level a person may sign only two separate HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Team Rosters. He/she may sign as a Coach with one team and as a Trainer with another but may not be approved on two team rosters as a Coach, or Trainer on different teams etc.
.4 A team official at large or any team official, under suspension, approved to more than one team shall be suspended from all game related duties from any team until the suspension has been served as part of the staff of the team with which the suspension was incurred. The team official's name shall be recorded on the game sheet as suspended until the appropriate numbers of games have been served.