Community Stream | Community Coach Clinic*

*The Community Coach clinic will be listed as Coach 2 – Coach Level on HCR and on Clinic Listings. This course replaces the current Intro Coach (CHIP) and Coach Stream clinics. Coaches will now only have to attend one clinic and they will receive both of the the following qualifications which will be posted on their e-Hockey profile on HCR:

Coach 1 - Intro to Coach

Initiation / Tyke / Novice (HL & LL) | 5-7 year-olds

Coach 2 - Coach Level

Novice / Atom (All levels) | 8-10 year-olds
Peewee / Bantam / Midget – HL & LL | 11-18 year-olds


The Community Coach clinic is delivered in two parts.  The Participant must first register for the clinic through the OMHA Clinics Listings page on the OMHA website.

  • In Part A, the Participant completes the 4-hour Hockey University (HU) Online component* before proceeding to;
  • Part B, the in-person clinic which includes 4 hours in-class and 2 hours on-ice.

* Hockey Canada’s Hockey University (HU) is a new, interactive online platform that will form part of a blended learning approach for entry-level clinics of Coach and Official education.

The NCCP Community Coach clinic is designed for coaches working with players at the recreational level and emphasizes basic skills and the importance of having players develop confidence, self-esteem and a love for the game. The Community Coach training focuses on:

  • Facilitating parent meetings
  • Delivering effective practices
  • Designing a safety program
  • Teaching individual technical skills
  • Preparing for game day