The OMHA, working under the direction of Hockey Canada believes that it is important to have highly knowledgeable and competent coaches that continue to learn and develop their skills to ensure a high quality learning environment for all OMHA players. To achieve this, the OMHA has created the Continuing Education Program [CEP] for coaches.
This program is intended to ensure that the knowledge, skill, and competence of trained and certified coaches remain at a high level throughout their coaching experience.
OMHA Coaching Certification expires every three  years [This applies to Coach Stream, Development 1 and Development 2 certification. Intro Coach [CHIP] and High Performance do not expire]. Coaches can renew their certification in two  ways: