Application Information & Police Clearance (BLOMHA)

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Volunteer Application Information & Police Clearance:


Applications for volunteer Coach and Trainer positions for the 2020–2021 season will be available at the BLOMHA office or can be filled out online under Coaches/Volunteers TAB. Filled out applications for volunteer positions can also be submitted to the BLOMHA office in person or by mail.

*If any of your current certifications are not recorded with the Minor Hockey Alliance you will be required to provide copies to the BLOMHA office.

A current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC) is required for all volunteer positions. A VSSPC is valid for three seasons. If you have a Police Clearance dated 2017 or older, it will need updating for the 2020-2021 season. Please contact a police station within Halton to apply for your VSSPC.

To complete your VSSPC online: http://www.policesolutions.ca/checks/services/halton/index.php

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Head Coach Positions:

For an application, please see the Coaches / Volunteers TAB for on-line form.

All Head Coaches must have the following minimum certification and provide valid and proper documentation to qualify for a coaching position. National Coaching Certification levels are defined as:

  • U8 Initiation Program / U8 Minor Novice & U9 Novice: NCCP Level Coach 1 - Intro to Coach certification

  • House League & House League Select (U10 Minor Atom and above): NCCP Level Coach 2 certification

  • Rep MD: NCCP Level Coach 2 (U10 Minor Atom & U11 Atom) or Development 1 (U12 Minor PeeWee and above)

  • Respect in Sport (RIS) certification

  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC)

  • Gender Identity Course

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Main Responsibilities

  • To be familiar with BLOMHA's, ALLIANCE Hockey's and the Ontario Hockey Federation's Constitutions and By-Laws, Regulations and Policies. The Head Coach is ultimately accountable for all team activities and management of team officials.

  • Handing in of all team paperwork in accordance with dates as set out in BLOMHA's By-Laws and House League Regulations.

  • Attendance at all Head Coaches meetings.

For further information on the role of Head Coach please review the BLOMHA By-Laws and House League Regulations. 

Certification Fee

BLOMHA covers one half of the cost for all NCCP Coach Certification. You must request this reimbursement at the BLOMHA office. If you elect to volunteer as a Head Coach again the following season, you can apply to be reimbursed for the other half of the cost.

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Assistant Coaches:


For an application, please see the Coaches / Volunteers TAB for on-line form.

All Assistant Coaches must have the following certification and provide valid and proper documentation to apply for an assistant coaching position:

  • Respect in Sport (RIS) certification

  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC)

  • Gender Identity Course

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

  • Rep MD Assistant Coaches must have NCCP Level Coach 2 certification 

Main Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with BLOMHA's, ALLIANCE Hockey's and the Ontario Hockey Federation's Constitutions, By-Laws, Regulations and Policies.

  • Assist the Head Coach with all team activities on and off the ice.

  • Attendance at Head Coaches' meetings if Head Coach not available.

For further information on the role of an Assistant Coach please review the BLOMHA By-Laws and House League Regulations.

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Trainers:

For an application, please see Coaches / Volunteers TAB for on-line form.

All teams from U9 Novice to U18 High School MUST have a certified and rostered team trainer.

The primary responsibility of all our trainers is ensuring the safety of the players. A team Trainer especially must understand and practice effective risk management in order to prevent or minimize the risk of injuries. Every game or practice may present different situations and the Trainer must be prepared to react appropriately. 

All Trainers must have, at a minimum, a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC) and Respect in Sport (RIS) certification and an up-to-date Level Trainer certification. If your Trainer certification expired August 31, 2015 you must re-certify before the season begins. Re-cert clinics as well as full trainers clinics are now available on-line through HDCO (Hockey Development Centre for Ontario).

Main Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with BLOMHA's, ALLIANCE Hockey's and the Ontario Hockey Federation's Constitutions, By-Laws, Regulations and Policies.

  • Check players' equipment periodically to ensure that it is in proper condition.

  • Maintain a current medical form/history on each team player.

  • Managing and reporting all on-ice injuries.

  • Have an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) in the event of an injury.

  • Monitoring and handling of water bottles on the bench.

  • Maintaining an adequate first aid kit.

  • Attendance at any trainers' meetings.

For further information on the role of a Trainer, review the BLOMHA By-Laws and House League Regulations. For information on the Hockey Trainers Certification Program visit the Hockey Development Centre for Ontario website.

For those that do not wish to take the course online, visit the ALLIANCE Hockey website for possible dates and times of clinics in our surrounding area.

Certification Fee

BLOMHA will cover one half of the cost for a Level 1 Trainer certification. You must request this reimbursement at the BLOMHA office. If you elect to volunteer as a Trainer again the following season, you can apply to be reimbursed for the other half of the cost.

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Team Manager (Rep MD & House League Select Hockey):

For an application, please see Coaches / Volunteers TAB for on-line form.

The primary purpose of a Team Manager is to provide administrative support to the Head Coach and other coaching staff. The team manager is part of the roster. All Team Managers must have a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC) and Respect in Sport (RIS) certification:

Main Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with BLOMHA's, ALLIANCE Hockey's and the Ontario Hockey Federation's Constitutions, By-Laws, Regulations and Policies.

  • Discuss with Head Coach his/her philosophy for managing the team, how it fits with BLOMHA's Rep Regulations and how best to relate this philosophy to the parents and players.

  • Assist the Head Coach in obtaining and completing requisite team official, trainer and player information according to BLOMHA's timelines, i.e., police clearances, certification numbers, medical forms, equipment checklists, etc.

  • Assisting with tournament entry requirements for the team.

  • Assisting with the collection and management of monies for various team activities and the submission of financial statements to BLOMHA.

  • Assist with the dissemination of any team information, i.e., schedule changes, drink lists, picture day, etc.

For further information on the role of a Team Manager please review the BLOMHA Rep Regulations.
  
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