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2021-2022 Requirements for Team Officials


The following are standard course requirements for coaches, trainers, and team managers. Links will be provided as soon as we have them for the upcoming season.

If you would like to get a head start on current clinics available, please click here. Make sure you are choosing ALLIANCE courses as CYO belongs to ALLIANCE HOCKEY as part of the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF).

Required for NEW House League Coaches

  1. Hockey University: NCCP Coach 1 or 2 (U9 and below = Coach 1, U10 and up = Coach 2)
  2. Respect in Sport - Activity Leader
  3. Gender Identity and Expression Course
  4. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])
  5. Planning a Safe Return to Hockey

Required for NEW MD Hurricanes Coaches
  1. Hockey University: NCCP Coach 1 for U9. Coach 2 for U10/U11. Development 1 for U12-U18.
  2. Respect in Sport - Activity Leader
  3. Gender Identity and Expression Course
  4. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])
  5. Planning a Safe Return to Hockey

Required for ALL RETURNING Coaches
  1. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])

Required for NEW Trainers (All Levels)
  1. HTCP Level 1 Online Training
  2. Respect in Sport - Activity Leader
  3. Gender Identity and Expression Course
  4. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])
  5. Planning a Safe Return to Hockey

Required for EXISTING Trainers
  1. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])

Required for NEW Team Managers
  1. Respect in Sport - Activity Leader
  2. Gender Identity and Expression Course
  3. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])
  4. Planning a Safe Return to Hockey

Required for EXISTING Team Managers
  1. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected])
 
Required for ON-ICE HELPERS
  1. Respect in Sport - Activity Leader
  2. Gender Identity and Expression Course
  3. Police Vulnerable Sector Check - valid for three years (updated if required - scan and email to [email protected]) - for age 18 up.
  4. Planning a Safe Return to Hockey



Vaccination Policy


Considering the ongoing risks posed by COVID-19 and its dangerous variants, CYO Minor Hockey will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all administrators, coaches, trainers, managers, on-ice helpers, and team volunteers aged 18 and over who participate in on ice and off ice hockey activities on or after September 7, 2021. Proof of vaccination must be provided. Any individual who cannot be vaccinated based on medical or other grounds recognized by the Ontario Human Rights Code can request an accommodation. Those who remain unvaccinated while participating in any on and off ice activities related to CYO Minor Hockey must follow additional strict health protocols included, but not limited to, providing a weekly negative test result before being allowed on the ice or before accessing team benches and change rooms, wearing a mask at all times while on the ice, and other possible measures as required by local government, city facilities, or CYO Minor Hockey and governing bodies.



Other Notable Policies

Minimum age requirements for Coaches and Trainers

NCCP minimum age requirements for Coaching Certifications is age 16 and up.
HTCP minimum age requirements for Trainer Certification is age 16 and up.
Must be a minimum of 2 years older than the team with which they are the coach or trainer. Must be an assistant coach or assistant trainer for minimum (1) one year before being allowed to take full responsibility for the team.


U18 On-ice Helper Equipment Policy: All on-ice helpers under 17 must be a registered player with Hockey Canada (current season) and wear a CSA approved helmet with full-face shield, as well as shin pads, gloves, and skates. Adult on-ice helpers (including coaches and trainers) must wear CSA approved helmets. Helmet straps must ALWAYS be done up. Failure to do so will result in removal and possible suspension.

Players are not allowed on the ice (practice or game) until the Zamboni doors are closed AND there is a minimum of either 1 certified bench person (coach, trainer, or manager) on the bench/ice, or the referees are present and on the ice.


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