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West Kelowna Minor Hockey Head Development Coaches 2018/2019

Major Divisions (Peewee-Midget)

David Whistle

Minor Divisions (Initiation-Atom)

Cory Cross

Head Development Coach Feedback 2018/2019



Coach Application Form 2019/2020

Bench Staff Requirements 2019/2020

It is each coach/bench staff's responsibility to ensure they obtain the required courses for their designated position

Each bench staff position is required to have the following credentials. This includes Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Safety Person, Bench Manager, On ice Volunteer

a. Criminal Record Check to be Completed every 3 years (please use this ONLINE application)

b. Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

c. CATT Concussion Awareness Training Tool

d. ***NEW***All Head Coaches in Atom through Midget are required to have the Instructional Stream Checking Clinic. Starting in 2014 Instructional Stream Checking has been    included in the Coach 2 Course


In addition, please see the BC Hockey links below for requirements for head coaches and assistant

BC Hockey Coach Requirements

BC Hockey Course Info

Link to BC Hockey Clinics


Safety Person (Trainer) Requirements: Hockey Canada Safety Program

On-Ice Volunteer Requirements: (click)

Bench Manager Requirements: only require a,b and c as above



a. one head coach

b. at least one safety person, but additional safety people can be rostered

c. at least one bench manager- this is not the team manager

d. teams are not required to name assistant coaches but may roster as many as they like

e. bench staff may be rostered in multiple roles ie head coach/safety person

f. only those named on the roster are able to participate on the ice or bench.

g. on ice volunteers are NOT eligible to be on the bench during games

h. use of ineligible bench staff or players (those not listed on the roster) will result in suspension of the head coach

Don’t Be That Guy: 7 Attributes of Bad Minor Hockey Coaches | When in Doubt, Glass and Out (click)

Practice Plans (blank) - (click)

Pass the Puck - "Practice Drills for your Team" (click)

Great Drills, check out this site (click)


Concussion Information (click)




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