Coaching Requirements


To obtain a letter from the ADMHA to have your RCMP Criminal Record Check fee waived as a volunteer coach or assistant, please contact secretary@admha.com

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2017-2018 Coaching Application Form

Head Coach

Required Certification: See the Coaching Requirements page at Hockey Alberta for each level.

Duties and Expectations:

  • select team staff (in consultation with the executive) including assistant coaches, manager, equipment manager, treasurer, and "safety person"
  • facilitate a parent meeting early in the season to discuss your philosophy, team rules, etc.
  • plan and run practices
  • plan and organize the bench during games
  • arrange dressing room supervision for your players for all ice sessions
  • maintain contact with manager regarding correspondence with the team
  • work with the manager to arrange game changes, exhibition games, and tournament bookings
  • ensure at least one of your team officials is "Safety" certified

Assistant Coach

Required Certification: Respect in SportActivity Leader/Coach/Officials

Duties and Expectations:

  •  Assist the head coach in all duties

Manager

Required Certification: Respect in SportParent

Duties and Expectations:

  • fax home game sheets to the league within allotted timeframe
  • obtain travel permits for games outside of league play
  • work with the head coach to arrange game changes, exhibition games, and tournament bookings
  • communicate with the ice scheduler to set up times for exhibition games, playoff games, and provincial playoff games
  • maintain contact with the division director regarding fundraising
  • maintain contact with the head coach regarding correspondence with the team

Equipment Manager

Required Certification: Respect in Sport - Parent

Duties and Expectations:

  • contact the ADMHA equipment manager at equipment@admha.ca to introduce yourself and to receive your team's jerseys
  • record player names and numbers prior to distribution of jerseys
  • distribute jerseys to players prior to each game
  • collect jerseys after each game
  • keep jerseys laundered
  • maintain contact with ADMHA equipment manager regarding lost or faulty equipment
  • at the conclusion of the season, jerseys must be collected, recorded, and put in numerical order before handing them back to the ADMHA equipment manager

Treasurer

Required Certification: Respect in Sport - Parent

Duties and Expectations:

  • view and store bank statements (which will be placed in your locker each month)
  • in consultation with the manager and head coach, allocate funds accordingly
  • collect tournament fees and any other monies needed
  • ensure there is a $75 balance in your account to carry over to the following year

For more information on coaching in Alberta please see the Hockey Alberta-Coaches website.

Contact the coaching@admha.com if you have any further questions.

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