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Coaches Information

Craig Ross

Director of Coach Development

Upcoming Coach Clinics- Local



Coach 1- Certification- October 9, 2018

Coach 2- Certification- October 16, 2018

Coach Checking- Certification - October 23, 2018



Instructional Stream- October 29, 2018 - Small Area Games


Instructional Stream- November 26, 2018 - Puck Skills


Instructional Stream- December 10, 2018- Goaltending





Coaching Certification:

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


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,  or CRAIG, 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 (

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


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:

LARGE ICE VIDEO (Great for Initiation / Novice Coaches)