Volunteer Certification Information:
BLOMHA periodically holds NCCP clinics at the office for the certification training required by Head & Assistant Coaches.
If there are no coach certification clinics listed on the BLOMHA website, visit the Alliance Hockey website for dates and times of clinics in our surrounding area.
All Head Coach certification clinics require pre-registration. Registration forms for those held at the BLOMHA office are available on the website and at the BLOMHA office. Completed forms along with payment are to be handed into the BLOMHA office to reserve a spot. Registrations close 7 days prior to the course.
Certification Fees: BLOMHA will cover one half of the cost for any online clinic or coaching course at the office. If you elect to volunteer again the following season, you can apply to be reimbursed for the other half of the cost. You must send a request for reimbursement accompanied by a receipt for online courses.
Clinics that will be held at the BLOMHA office:
1) Development 1 - (2 day course)
(Rep MD Head Coach at U12 Minor PeeWee and above)
2) Coach Level 2 -
(Rep MD Head Coach at U10 Minor Atom and U11 Atom / House League Head Coach and House League Select Head Coach requirement)
3) Coach Level 1 - Intro to Coach
(Initiation Program, U8 Minor Novice and U9 Novice Head and Assistant Coaches)
Respect in Sport Program (RIS):
All Team Officials are required to have completed the Respect in Sport course before they can be active and rostered with a team. This includes Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Trainers and Managers.
This course gives the participants effective tools to recognize and deal with topics such as: Definitions of abuse and harassment, responding to disclosures, prevention of harassment, bullying and abuse during competition.
Respect in Sport on-line course sign in link
Gender Identity Course:
The Ontario Hockey Federation, Hockey Eastern Ontario, and Hockey Northwestern Ontario are ready to roll out the Understanding Discrimination Based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression and a Guide to the Dressing Room Policy and Confidentiality Statement modules for all team officials, which is a mandatory requirement to be approved to a roster for the 2017-18 season.
All team officials will require an eHockey account in the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) in order to register for and complete the two Modules. Once completed, notification will be posted to the team officials’ member profile on the HCR.
The first step in completing the training is to ensure all team officials have an eHockey account, in order to sign up for the required clinic. If you do not have an existing eHockey account, click here to create an account now.
To register for the on-line clinic please click here
Trainers Online Course Information:
All BLOMHA teams from U9 Novice to U18 High School MUST have a certified and rostered team trainer.
*Indicate "Burlington Alliance or AH-Alliance" when prompted for Association during course sign up (not OMHA).
Trainers on-line course sign in link