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2016 NCCP Hockey Mandatory Coach Clinics

Requirements | Coach Stream | Checking | Development I | High Performance

It is highly recommended at least one alternate coach on each team complete the required coaching clinics as during the hockey season one coach may not be able to perform his or her duties due to illness, suspension, or other personal reasons.

Deadline to complete your certification in Alberta is November 15, 2016

The 2016-2017 Coaching Certification Clinics are now being delivered in several formats – in-person classroom sessions, in-person ice sessions, on-line or a combination of both in-person and on-line. When you click on a link in the chart below, you will find more information regarding the delivery format of each clinic and how to register.

If you are coaching: Community
Timbits Novice Atom,
Peewee Div 2 and lower, Bantam, Midget,
Junior C
Peewee Div 1
You need the following:
  1. Respect in Sport* (all team Officials)

  2. Coach 1-Intro to Coach*** (one team Official per 10 players)

  3. Hockey Canada Safety Program** (one team Official)
  1. Respect in Sport * (all team Officials)

  2. Coach 1-Intro to Coach*** (Head Coach)

  3. Hockey Canada Safety Program** (one team Official)
  1. Respect in Sport* (all team Officials)

  2. Coach 2-Coach Level**** (Head Coach)

  3. Hockey Canada Safety Program** (one team Official)

  4. Checking Skills***** (Head Coach)
  1. Respect in Sport* (all team Officials)

  2. Development I Level (Head Coach)

  3. Hockey Canada Safety Program** (one team Official)

  4. Checking Skills***** (Head Coach)
If you are coaching: Elite / Quadrant

Bantam AA,
Bantam Female AAA,
Minor Midget AAA,
Midget Female AAA,

Bantam AAA,
Midget AA,
Midget Female AAA,
Junior A

You need the following:
  1. Respect in Sport* (all team Officials)

  2. Development I Level (Head Coach x)

  3. Hockey Canada Safety Program** (one team Official)

  4. Checking Skills***** (Head Coach)
  1. Respect in Sport* (all team Officials)

  2. High Performance I (Head Coach x)

  3. Hockey Canada Safety Program** (one team Official)

  4. Checking Skills***** (Head Coach)

 

*Respect in Sport: All registered team officials must be certified in the Respect in Sport-Coach Edition (not to be confused with the Parent Edition). This is an online course. The previous Hockey Canada Speak Out Abuse & Harrassment certification is grandfathered and equivalent to Respect In Sport - Coach Edition.

**Hockey Canada Safety Program: One registered team official must be certified in the Hockey Canada Safety Program and MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE AT ALL GAMES. Hockey Canada Safety Program certification is now an online course.

***Coach 1 - Intro to Coach: Effective the 2015-2016 hockey season, coaches new to coaching at the Initiation (Timbits) and Novice level are required to take this course. Coaches who have previously taken Coach 2 are not required to take Coach 1.

****Coach 2 - Coach Level: Coaches who are coaching at the Atom level and above, at the community level, are required to take this course. Coach 1-Intro to Coach is not a prerequisite for Coach 2-Coach Level.

*****Checking Skills: All head coaches of Atom and above teams must have completed the Checking Skills training. Registration for this course is a two part process as there is an online component completed through Hockey Alberta and a registration component for the classroom and an ice session completed with Calgary Hockey Development.

x - Development I: Bantam AA, Bantam Female AAA, Midget AA, and Minor Midget AAA where Development I is required, any Head Coach that possesses the High Performance I Certification will also be deemed eligible. Development I and High Performance I courses require a Coach to be 'certified' in order to meet the requirements. Head Coaches will have to be 'Trained' in the course by November 15 of the current season and will have to have completed full "Certification' in the program by November 15 of the following season in order to remain eligible.

 

CLINIC LEVELS


COACH STREAM

The NCCP Coach Stream emphasizes basic skills and the importance of having players develop confidence, self-esteem and a love for the game. The course incorporates the official teaching curriculum of Hockey Canada and Hockey Alberta.

REGISTRATION

The 2016-2017 Coach Stream clinic incorporates a combination of several delivery formats: in-person classroom, in-person on-ice and on-line "Hockey University" module.

To ensure you complete all the required components of this clinic, please follow the two steps outlined below.

STEP 1: Register for Hockey University (HU) Online

Hockey University – ONLINE - COACH 1/2 is the first step to being a “Trained” coach in the Coach Stream. It is a 12-module course that is completed as a 4 hour online session, and covers the theory components of the program. This couse should be completed before the classroom session. The Online component is not recognized as fully completed until the survey at the end is complete. H/U - Coach 1/2 is only required to be taken once for a Coach Stream course.

STEP 2: Register for an in-person classroom session

Select the Coach Stream in-person classroom session from the dates below. When you click on your selected date, you will be directed to a new page. At this point, you will be asked to complete the relevant information and select an ice time. It is strongly recommended that the classroom session is taken before the ice session.

Coach Stream In-Person Sessions $142.80 including GST

Coach 1-Intro Classroom Sessions:

Once you select your Coach Stream classroom session registration form, you will have the option to choose one of the following ice times:

Coach 1-Intro Ice Sessions

  • Monday, November 7, 5:45pm-6:45pm at Max Bell 2 Arena
  • Friday, November 11, 7:55pm-8:55pm at Great Plains Arena
  • Monday, November 14, 7:00pm-8:00pm at Max Bell Arena

Coach 2- Coach Level Classroom Sessions:

The Coach 1 - Intro To Coach is not a prerequisite for Coach 2 - Coach Level.

Once you select your Coach Stream classroom session registration form, you will have the option to choose one of the following ice times:

Coach 2-Coach Level Ice Sessions:

  • Monday, November 7, 7:00pm-8:00pm at Max Bell 2 Arena
  • Friday, November 11, 5:34pm-6:35pm at Great Plainsl Arena
  • Monday, November 14, 8:15pm-9:15pm at Max Bell 2 Arena

Questions? Feel free to email us at nccp@nationalsportacademy.com

Cancellation Policy: Program fees will be refunded (less a $45 cancellation fee) for cancellations prior to one week of the clinic start date. No cancellations will be accepted less than one week prior to the start of the clinic.

If you have any questions, contact the National Sport Academy head office at
403-777-3646.

Coaching Requirements:

Coaches will be considered “trained” based on 100% attendance at the Coach Stream in-person clinic and in-person ice time AND 100% completion of the "Hockey University" Coach Stream on-line course.


DEVELOPMENT I

Who Should Attend?

Bantam AA, Bantam Female AAA, Midget AA, and Minor Midget AAA.

No prerequisite required.

Overview


All coaches looking for a continuing education opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the game. The Development I clinic is targeted at those coaching in the competitive stream. The program curriculum and delivery was designed using the new Competency Based Education and Training model. The new curriculum and clinic is designed to give coaches plenty of opportunities to do and think for themselves through classroom theory and practical application.

Qualification Requirements

A post-task is required in order to become certified.
100% attendance is required.


Development 1 $275.10 including GST

2016 Development I will be conducted at both Father David Bauer Arena, 2424 University Drive NW and Flames Community Arena, 2390 - 47 Avenue SW

Day 1 Thursday, October 20 6:00pm-10:00pm at Father David Bauer Arena
Day 2 Friday, October 21 6:00pm-10:00pm at Flames Community Arena
Day 3 Saturday, October 22 9:00am-6:00pm at Flames Community Arena

Register for Development 1

Cancellation Policy: Program feees will be refunded (less a $45 cancellation fee) for cancellations prior to one week of the clinic start date. No cancellations will be accepted less than one week prior to the start of the clinic.


CHECKING SKILLS PROGRAM

Overview

Hockey Canada has developed a national standard in the instruction of checking skills. Coaches must complete an online, classroom and on-ice component that will cover the following basic tools required to teach:

The clinic emphasizes basic checking skills and the importance of having players develop confidence, respect and an awareness of the checking process. The course features 1.5 hours of classroom activity and 1.5 hours of on-ice, with coaches learning proper teaching techniques and the importance of awareness in leading youth in a physical contact sport.

Who Should Attend?

All Head Coaches coaching Atom, Atom Female, Peewee, Peewee Female, Bantam, and/or Bantam Female, and Midget teams are required to complete the Hockey Canada Instruction Stream - Checking Skills clinic.

Qualification Requirements

Qualification is based solely on attendance. 100% attendance is required.

There is no prerequisite course to the Checking Skills Program.

Registration

The 2016-2017 Checking Skills clinic incorporates a combination of three delivery formats: online session through Hockey Alberta Hockey University, in-person classroom and in-person on-ice sessions.

To ensure you complete all the required components of this clinic, with the classroom portion being attended before the ice session.

STEP 1: Register for Hockey University (HU) Online Checking

Hockey University – ONLINE Checking is the first step to being “trained” in Checking Skills. It is a 6 module course that is completed in a 1.5 hour online session. The Online component is not recognized as fully completed until the survey at the end is complete. Once registration has been completed in the *HU-ONLINE Checking, coaches are able to enroll in an in-person classroom session.

STEP 2: Register for an in-person classroom session

Select and register for the Checking Skills in-person classroom session from the dates below. When you click on your selected date, you will be directed to a new page. At this point, you will be asked to complete the relevant information and select an ice session. It is strongly recommended that the classroom session is taken before the ice session.

Checking Skills Sessions $121.80 including GST

Classroom Sessions

Questions? Feel free to email us at nccp@nationalsportacademy.com

Once you select your Checking Skills Classroom Session registration form above, you will have the option to choose one of the following ice times.

Checking Skills On-ice Sessions Available:

  • Monday, November 7, 8:15pm-9:15pm at Max Bell 2 Arena
  • Friday, November 11, 6:45pm-7:45pm at Great Plains Arena
  • Monday, November 14, 5:45pm-6:45pm at Max Bell 2 Arena

Cancellation Policy: Program fees will be refunded (less a $45 cancellation fee) for cancellations prior to one week of the clinic start date. No cancellations will be accepted less than one week prior to the start of the clinic.

If you have any questions, contact the National Sport Academy head office at
403-777-3646.


DEVELOPMENT II & HIGH PERFORMANCE I & II
These levels of certification may not be hosted in Calgary. For more information, contact Hockey Alberta at (403) 342-6777 or the Hockey Alberta website at www.hockeyalberta.ca


PLEASE NOTE: SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING COACHING CERTIFICATION CLINICS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CALGARY HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE AT (403)777-3646 OR nccp@nationalsportacademy.com