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It is now easier than ever to become a qualified hockey coach - and we’ve got all the information you need to get started.

Regional Development Plan

It was determined that the mentoring of coaches at all levels and specifically minor hockey is the key to the future growth of coaching in Canada.

Professional Development

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.

Coach Development Resources

A Link to Resources for Coaches

Checking - 4 Step Progression

Checking is a critical skill in the game of hockey that when performed properly can create quality scoring opportunities or help a team regain control of the puck. Just like skating, puck control, passing and shooting there are key progressions to the skill of checking when taught effectively, can greatly enhance a player's enjoyment of the great game of hockey.

Head Contact & Standard of Play

The OMHA and Hockey Canada are serious about working with administrators, coaches, trainers, officials, parents and players to create the fun, respectful environment we all expect in the game.


The Intro Coach clinic is designed to provide coaches with the training to successfully implement the Initiation Program.



The OMHA’s Trainers Program is responsible for the delivery of the Hockey Trainer Certification Program [HTCP].

Head Trainer Initiative

The OMHA Trainers Program is working with our Minor Hockey Associations to introduce two key safety and support initiatives: Head Trainer/Risk Manager (RTSF) and the Local Association Head Trainer

Trainer Resources

A Link to a wide variety of Resources for Trainers

Team Managers

Team Managers

Understand the role of a Team Manager while gaining access to valuable Manager resources