Step onto the ice confident in your ability to encourage participation amongst your athletes while helping them have fun!

This Coach 1 - Intro to Coach clinic is tailored for the coach who will be coaching Initiation, Tyke or Novice.

The Coach 1 - Intro to Coach Clinic focuses on getting your players moving in the right way and enjoying themselves while introducing them to the sport of hockey. You will also learn the fundamentals of fitness and how to be a positive role model to your athletes. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The program is based with the players’ development in mind, starting with basic, technical skills. Upon completing this 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 guidelines; 
  • Conduct safe, effective and age appropriate on-ice practice drills; 
  • Apply an ethical decision making process. 

CLINIC STRUCTURE

The Coach 1 - Intro to Coach clinic is delivered in two steps:

STEP 1
4-hour Hockey University *HU - ONLINE Coach 1 / 2 clinic: This course must be completed before registering for Step 2. The only way to access the Hockey University (*HU) online module is to register for a Hockey University *HU - ONLINE Coach 1/2 clinic. Upon registration you will be provided with a link to the Hockey University (*HU) online module.

If you already have the Hockey University *HU - ONLINE Coach 1 / 2 course from a previous Coach 1 or Coach 2 clinic you are not required to take it again.

STEP 2
In-person clinic:  Includes 4 hours in-class and 2 hours on-ice.

EVALUATION & CERTIFICATION

Upon completion of this clinic you will be considered ‘Trained’. 'Certified' status is not required at any level of hockey in the OMHA.