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Coaches Information

Craig Ross

Director of Coach Development

Coach Application

Coach Application for the 2019/2020 Season are now being accepted.  Please click on the link below.  Submissions will be accepted until September 6, 2020.

https://spmha.sportngin.com/register/form/434988194

Please check the Coaching Requirements Link to make sure you understand which certifications you will need.

Upcoming Coach Clinics- Local

NCCP - Coach Requirement Clinics

Date MHA Clinic Classroom  Facility Class Time Ice Facility Ice Time
2-Oct Spruce Grove Coach 1 Border Paving 5:00-9:00pm TLC 9:00-10:00pm
10-Oct Spruce Grove Coach 2 Border Paving 5:15-9:15pm TLC 9:45-10:45pm
28-Oct Spruce Grove Checking Border Paving 7:00-8:30pm TLC 9:00-10:00pm

 

PD Clinics (Instructional Stream)

Date MHA Clinic Start Facility Start Time Ice Facility Time
28-Nov Spruce & Stony Breakouts Skills or Defensemen  Border Paving 7:00-8:30pm TLC 9:00-10:00pm
4-Dec Spruce & Stony Puck Possession and Recovery Tactics Border Paving 7:00-8:30pm TLC 9:00-10:00pm

 

These, or any of the coaching clinics can be signed up for under the link below:

 

https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicGroupList.aspx?OID=4

 

 

 

Coaches

Coaching Certification:


*** 2018 Coach Hockey Alberta Coach Site ***

http://www.hockeyalberta.ca/coaches
 

*** 2018/19 HOCKEY ALBERTA CLINICS ***
ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicGroupList.aspx?OID=4


All SPMHA Coaches will be reimbursed for course registration fees by providing copy of receipt and completion of course.

 

 

Other Team Coaching Requirements:

** All coaches must submit an RCMP criminal record check every 24 months. New this season, SPMHA is using BACKCHECK. an online service.  Please contact Glenna, admin@spmha.net  or CRAIG, coachdev@spmha.net for more information.

** All teams must have at least one (1) person registered as a team official that has complete the Hockey Canada Safety Program and be at all games.

** All persons registered as a team official must have Respect in Sport Coach certification (different from the parent version). This is an online course (https://ha.respectgroupinc.com/secure/)
 

If you have any questions or comments regarding coaching with Stony Plain Minor Hockey please feel free to contact me.

I look forward to the upcoming season with all the coaching staff for the 2018/19 Season.

                                         Craig Ross
                        Director of Coach Development
                                  coachdev@spmha.net

                                         

Coach Resources:

 

Blank Practice Plan

Game Day Planning Sheet

10 Tips to Improving Confidence in Young Athletes

Sports Drinks - Myths Exposed

Hockey Canada Free Concussion Awareness Apps 

Team Meeting Agenda

Team Meeting Agenda with talking points

 

 

Hockey Canada Skill Development:

Initiation Core Skills

Novice Core Skills

Atom Core Skills

Peewee Core Skills

Bantam Core Skills

 

Website Resources:

www.hockeyshare.com/drills

www.weisstechhockey.com

www.youthsportspsychology.com

LARGE ICE VIDEO (Great for Initiation / Novice Coaches)