ALL Team Officials (Coaches, Managers, On Ice Volunteers) Require the Following Certifications
In addition to the above at least one person from each team requires the below
All Head and Assistant Coaches require the above PLUS
**IMPORTANT: ALL team officials and volunteers must have their Respect in Activity Leader, Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) and current Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Persons Check handed in to the office prior to any participation with their team. This must be completed before they can be rostered to a team in the Hockey Canada Registry.
Hockey Yukon will reimburse coaches for all certification costs. CLICK HERE FOR FORM
RIS (Respect in Sport Activity Leader) certification will automatically expire on July 31 annually, five (5) years from the date of your original certification. You must have the course completed by Dec 1st. Failure to complete course by this date will have you removed from the team roster. Once completed LINK IT TO YOUR HOCKEY CANADA PROFILE HERE
CATT (Concussion Awareness Training Tool) is a great resource for learning more about concussions as a Coach, Parent, Player... Save a copy of your certificate and email to Whitehorse Minor Hockey.
Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check must be successfully completed every three (3) years in order to be a team volunteer, coach, official or on ice official (over 18) If you are unsure that your CRC is valid for this coming year, please check your E-Hockey account. Players or referees under 18 years old do not have to complete a criminal record check.
Once completed scan and email the above form to MDIV_Front-Desk@rcmp-grc.gc.ca with 2 pieces of ID. DO NOT SEND TO WMHA OFFICE
You are welcome to ask the RCMP to mail the results to the WMHA office directly (4061-4th Ave, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1H1)
When your CRC comes back to you from the RCMP, please deliver or email a scanned copy to the WMHA office email@example.com
One staff member on each team (Coach, Assistant Coach, Manager, Trainer etc) must be certified with the Hockey Canada Safety Program.
HCSP (Hockey Canada Safety Program) The HCSP training program provides participants with information they need to promote and implement improved safety, risk management and injury-prevention practices in hockey. Hockey Canada has adopted the safety program as a mandatory program to show its commitment to improving the safety and enjoyment of the game. This program must be successfully completed every three (3) years in order to be a team's safety person, even if the individual is a medical professional. Every team must have one safety person.
All teams must identify a Head Coach this will be the coach with the most qualifications if you are working in a coach pairing or with a coaching group.
Coach qualifications are dictated by Hockey Canada, thru BC Hockey CLICK HERE FOR THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS CHART
The chart at the link above includes links to all of the details for each of the certifications
If you do not know what certifications you currently have, please check your own E-Hockey Account CLICK HERE