Prior to completing the online coach application form, please complete the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Certification. This certification needs to be renewed every 4 seasons. If you have already completed these seminars, please ensure you have your RIS- Activity Leader Certification # as you will require it to complete your online coach application.
SAMHA has purchased codes for coaches who need to take the course to waive the cost. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org PRIOR to taking the course. Once you have received the code click on the logo to take the course.
Step # 2
All coaches are required to have a current Criminal Record Check. Please contact email@example.com to obtain a volunteer commitment letter. This will allow you to apply for a FREE Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening. You will not be reimbursed for the cost if you obtain one on your own without a SAMHA letter. If you are not sure if you have a valid CRC on file (completed in the 2019/20 season or later) please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Step # 3
In the process of selecting coaches, the Coach Selection Committee will give preference to coaches who have completed their required certifications prior to team selection. We encourage you to register for any certification courses that you may require. Please review all the required courses before completing your application. Hockey Alberta Required Coaching Requirements 2021-2022.
This year SAMHA will have the opportunity to host a Coach 1, Coach 2 and Checking clinic prior to the start of the season. If you require any of the in-person clinics, contact the Development Director email@example.com and a link to sign up will be provided to you. If you are not sure of what courses you have or may require please log into your eHockey account.
Step # 4
Complete the SAMHA Coach Application Registration Form.
*Please remember to sign up to be an Evaluator or On-Ice Helper during Evaluations as each Coach Applicant is required to volunteer for a minimum of 8 hrs. Sign up for this will be available on August 1, 2021.
Questions? Contact our Development Director, Andrew Chuckrey, firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-242-2572.