Coaches are essential to hockey at every level. A caring, enthusiastic, well-trained coach can be a positive influence on the experience of players, parents and other coaches.
ALLIANCE Hockey works with Hockey Canada, the Ontario Hockey Federation and our Members to provide effective education, certification and registration for hundreds of hockey coaches annually.
Minimum Coaching Requirements
Unsure of the Team/Bench Staff qualifications you require? Along with consultation from your local Minor Hockey Association, use the guide below to obtain further information:
2023-2024 Minimum Coaching Requirements
» 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
• Coach 1
• Coach 2
• Development 1
» Coach Request for Field Evaluation
• 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
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