FAQ For Coaches!
Does SAMHA reimburse costs for coach courses?
Please click on the link here for the coach reimbursement form.
The following is quick guide for first time initiation/Novice coaches for the courses you will need!
Respect in sport for activity leader. here (All bench staff MUST have this)
Safety course (we require two bench staff to have this) Safety
Intro to coaching - Coach 1 (This is required for the head coach only, although any member of the coaching staff are eligible) Coach 1 Please note there is an on-line portion and a classroom portion to this. Click the link to see available courses.
Criminal record check. All members of the bench staff MUST have one of these before they anyone can be added to a team roster. You can request your CRC letter by following this link, if you would like your completed CRC sent directly to SAMHA we will also send a form you can bring to the RCMP along with the letter. Please note the RCMP only mail completed records checks once per week so it may take a while to get to us. Any completed CRC's we receive will be logged and the original mailed back to the owner. If you would like to pick up your completed CRC from the RCMP you can either drop it off at the SAMHA office or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line CRC - YourLastName
Any questions please email me email@example.com
If your team will be doing any raffles you will need to apply for a raffle license through the AGLC
For Information on how and where to do this Click Here
For Information on Clinics go to the Development tab then Development Information.
Additional Information and useful links
Coach Application Click Here
Hockey Alberta Coach Certification Requirements Click Here
Hockey Canada Manager Info Click Here
Hockey Canada Manager Manual Click Here
Hockey Canada Manager Basic Check List Click Here
Sports Nutrition for Youth Click Here
Time Keepers Manual Click Here
How to complete a game sheet Click Here for a sample
Bullying Harassment and Abuse Policies
Full ice practice plan template can be found here
Half ice practice plan template can be found here
Goaltenders Practice Plans and Information:
For a Player Report Card click here