COMMUNITY COACH STREAM - COACH 1 & 2
Community Coach Clinic focuses on getting your players moving in the right direction and enjoying themselves while being introduce to the game of hockey. You will learn the fundamentals of being a positive role model towards your athletes.
NCCP Coach 1 – Intro to Coach & NCCP Coach 2 – Coach Level are delivered together as a joint hybrid clinic known as “The Community Coach” clinic.
Upon completing the clinic you will be trained to:
- Use Hockey Canada resources to plan on/off-ice activities
- Communicate effectively with players, parents, officials and league administrators
- Encourage participants and work within fair play guild lines
- Conduct safe, effective and age appropriate on-ice practice drills
- Apply an ethical decision making process
Community Coach Clinic is delivered in two parts. The participants must first register for the clinic through the ALLIANCE Hockey Clinic Listing Page
- Part 1: 4-Hour Hockey University (HU)* Online Component – a link to the online clinic will be provided upon registration with the clinic administrator
- Part 2: In-Person Clinic – 4 Hours in Class & 2 Hours on-ice
Evaluation & Certification
Certified status is not required at any level of Hockey in the ALLIANCE
For certification, coaches must complete:
- Coach Workbook
- Making Ethical Decision Online Evaluation – Community Sport
NCCP Coach 2 - Community Sport Policy
NCCP For Hockey - Overview
NCCP for Hockey | Tracking Qualifications
If you have been registered in hockey previously as a Player, Coach, Official, or Trainer you can access your profile on the Hockey Canada Registry by establishing an eHockey account. Click on the following document to set up access.
Setting Up your eHockey Account
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.
How to log-in to 'The Locker'
- 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 How to Log into ‘The Locker’ - CAC Information document (link below)
Trained VS. Certified
Upon completion of the in-person clinic, a Coach will be considered 'Trained' under the guidance of Hockey Canada. This training provides the foundation of education and the necessary qualifications to coach. To be 'Certified', a formal evaluation must be completed.
Coach has completed:
- Hockey University *(HU) – Online Coach 1/2
- Full attendance of In-Class and On-ice session
Coach has completed:
- Coach workbook completed
- Making Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation – Community Sport
Making Ethical Decisions | MED
By successfully completing the Make Ethical Decisions (MED) training, coaches will be fully equipped to handle ethical situations with confidence and surety. MED training helps coaches identify the legal, ethical, and moral implications of difficult situations that present themselves in the world of team and individual sport.
The final step of certification for Coach 2 - Coach Level is to complete the appropriate MED evaluation module online. For direction on access to the MED evaluation follow the steps in the document below.
Making Ethical Decision Online Evaluation
In order for NCCP coaches to maintain 'Certified' status, you will be required to obtain 10 Professional Development (PD) points over a 5 year period.
NCCP Certification Maintenance
- If Coach does not complete Hockey Canada Certification Maintenance within 5 year window, qualification will revert from ‘Certified’ to ‘Trained’