Team Staff Certification Requirements (Woolwich Wild - Elmira, St. Jacobs, Breslau Girls Hockey)

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Team Staff Certification Requirements

Below is a list of requirements/information that must be submitted to the Coaching Committee by:

·       October 1st for rep teams, or

·       November 1st for local league teams.

 

If any of these requirements are not provided to the Coaching Committee by the above date, the applicable team staff member is not permitted on the bench or the ice until the requirement is met and approved by us.

 

All team staff and on-ice helpers must complete the online Team Staff Application Form.  This form provides us with most of the information listed below.

·       Name, email and phone number for each team staff member, On-Ice Helper and, for rep teams, Team Statistician.

·       Date of birth and address for any team staff member who is new to our Association.

·       For each rostered team staff member and team Manager we also require:

o   Speak Out/Respect in Sport Activity Leader certificate

o   Valid Police Vulnerable Sector Check or receipt from the police for a police check that is in progress.

o   A completed OWHA Criminal Offence Declaration (part of the Team Staff Application)

o   For trainers, Trainer Level 1 certificate

o   For coaches, the applicable coaching certificate, the OWHA certificate number and expiry date.

If the required coaching course is not available until after the submission date, proof of registration in the applicable course and the date of that course must be provided to the Coaching Committee.  The Coaching Committee may then grant permission for the team staff member to continue on the bench or ice until the date of the course.  That permission does not extend to any tournaments.

·       For each On Ice-Helper we also require:

o   If under 18 years of age:

•  the name of the hockey association to which they are currently registered as a player, OR

o   if 18 years of age or older:

•  the name of the hockey association to which they are currently rostered as a team staff member OR a signed Waiver & Release of Liability form, and

•  A valid Police Vulnerable Sector Check or receipt from the police for a police check that is in progress, and

•  A completed OWHA Criminal Offence Declaration (part of the Team Staff Application).

·       All team staff and On-Ice Helpers must review the OWHA Rowan’s Law Concussion Awareness Resource and Code of Conduct, and then complete the online Rowan’s Law Acknowledgement formThis information and online form can be found on our website.

Minimum Certification Requirements


Click here to see the OWHA TEAM OFFICIAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please check the OWHA website for UPDATES on Coach Requirements. 

Woolwich Wild Team Staff Certification Requirements

Division

Coaches

All rostered coaches, both Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches, on the team must have the following at a minimum. At all games and practices, at least one team staff member must have the following coaching certifications.

Woolwich Wild Local League

Atom – Intermediate

· Speak Out or Respect in Sport Activity Leader; and

· Coach 2 – ‘Trained’, or

· Development 1 - ‘Trained’

 

Woolwich Wild Rep

Atom – Senior

· Speak Out or Respect in Sport Activity Leader; and

· Development 1 Trained – Head Coach AND Assistant Coaches

Bantam – Senior

· Speak Out or Respect in Sport Activity Leader; and

· Development 1 Certified – Head Coach

· Development 1 Trained – Assistant Coaches

 

Rookie and Novice

Rookie and Novice

· Speak Out or Respect in Sport Activity Leader; and

· Coach 1 – Intro Coach - ‘Trained’

 

Trainers

Managers

All teams

· HTCP Level 1; and

· Speak Out or Respect in Sport Activity Leader

· Speak Out, or

· Respect in Sport Activity Leader

 

All team staff, and On-Ice Helpers age 18 and over, also require a Police Vulnerable Sector Check and a completed OWHA Criminal Offence Declaration.

 

Police Check and Criminal Offence Declaration

All team staff, and On-Ice Helpers age 18 and over, must have a police check (Vulnerable Sector Records Check) every three years.  Forms are available at any police station or you can fill out the form online here Online police check form.  As you are a volunteer with the Woolwich Girls Minor Hockey Association, you are entitled to a discounted fee of $10 for this police check.  A letter (link to letter) which states you are a volunteer should be submitted when the police check is requested.

Once obtained, the validated Vulnerable Sector Records Check form must be shown to a member of the Woolwich Wild Coaching Committee who will confirm it is acceptable and record the date.

All team staff , and On-Ice Helpers age 18 and over, must also complete and sign an OWHA Criminal Offence Declaration form at the start of every season by completing the online Team Staff Application

If the police check and OWHA Criminal Offence Declaration are not provided to us by October 1st for rep teams or November 1st for local league teams, the applicable team staff member is not permitted on the bench or the ice until the requirement is met and approved by us.


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