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Volunteer Applications

Applications for volunteer positions during the 2018–2019 season will be available at the BLOMHA office or can be filled out online under Coaches- Bench Staff tab. 

Applications can be submitted to the office in person or by mail.

If any of your certifications are not listed with the Alliance you will be required to provide copies to the BLOMHA office.

A current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC) is required for all positions. A VSSPC is valid for three seasons. If you have a Police Clearance dated 2016 or older, it will need updating for the 2017-19 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 Coaches

Please see Online Forms Tab to fill out online

All Head Coaches must have the following certification, at a minimum, and provide valid and proper documentation to apply for a coaching position. National Coaching Certification levels defined.

  • House League: NCCP Level Coaching or Coach Stream certification

  • Rep: NCCP Level Coaching or Development Stream 1 certification

  • Respect in Sport (Speak Out) certification. Online course is available

  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC)

  • Gender Identity Course

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


Main Responsibilities

  • 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 team officials.

  • Handing in of team paperwork in accordance to dates as set out in BLOMHA 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.

BLOMHA periodically holds clinics at the office for the training required by Head Coaches. If there are no clinics listed visit the ALLIANCE Hockey website for dates and times of clinics in our surrounding area.


Certification Fee

BLOMHA covers one half of the cost for coach stream 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


 please see Online Forms Tab to fill out online


Rep AA/A  and MD Assistant Coaches, Trainers, Managers and On Ice Helpers

All Assistant Coaches must have the following certification, at a minimum, and provide valid and proper documentation to apply for an assistant coaching position.
  • Respect in Sport (Speak Out)certification

  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC)

  • Gender Identity Course

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

  • Rep A/MD/Select assistant coaches must have: NCCP Level Coach or Coach Stream certification

All Assistant Coaches in the House League Program must take the Respect in Sport (Speak Out) certification online as well as have completed the Gender Identity course and have a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC).

While it is not required that an Assistant Coach have coach stream certification, you may want to take the course in the event that you decide to be a Head Coach in the future.

Main Responsibilities

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

  • Assist 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.

BLOMHA periodically holds clinics at the office for the training required by Assistant Coaches. If there are no clinics listed visit the ALLIANCE Hockey website for dates and times of clinics in our surrounding area.




  

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Trainers

For Application, please see Coaches- Bench Staff link for form.

Rep AA/A  and MD Assistant Coaches, Trainers, Managers and On Ice Helpers


The primary responsibility of all our volunteers is ensuring the safety of the players, however, the 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 (Speak Out) certification and an up-to-date Level Trainer certification. If your Trainer certification expires August 31, 2015 you must re-certify before the season begins. Recert clinics as well as full trainers clinics are now available online 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.

  • Familiarizing the team with the 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 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 Hockey

Rep AA/A  and MD Assistant Coaches, Trainers, Managers and On Ice Helpers- Please see Coaches- Bench Staff Application


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, at a minimum, a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC) and Respect in Sport (Speak Out) 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 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.

  • Soliciting other parents to be timekeepers or game sheet recorders.

  • 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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Parent Rep
 

The Parent Rep shall act as liaison between the team parents and the coaching staff. Every team is responsible for choosing a parent rep and advising the BLOMHA office of this person's name once the Head Coach has been advised. No accreditation is necessary for this non-bench role.

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