As many coaches are now applying and many Associations are now accepting applications for coaching positions for the 2021-22 season it is important that all parties have a clear understanding of the process. The Hockey Canada Minor Hockey Coach Development Guide highlights some important areas for Associations to consider when evaluating the applications and what applicants can expect throughout the process.
Once initial screening has been completed, the interview process should be the last step before the final selection is made. When interviewing a number of candidates for the same position it is recommended that a bank of questions be determined for use during the interview process. These sample questions have been grouped into five sections.
Not every applicant will be selected to coach. However, if associations provide a clearly defined and communicated selection process, candidates will be placed in situations with the greatest opportunity to succeed and provide players with the best possible experience.
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