Coaches Resources

Discipline for Non-Compliance (Jan 2020)

A number of teams did not follow the procedure and protocols detailed in the attached documents. Specifically there have been a number of cases of the following:

    • Coaches on the ice without helmets
    • Parents on the ice setting up boards rather than coaches
    • Teams not providing coaches to assist with their required responsibility

The Novice Governor has the authority to suspend the Head Coach of a team that does not comply with the proper procedures. The following process will take place prior to being given a suspension

    • Association, Rink Staff, Team will contact applicable League Chair and Novice Governor to issue complaint
    • League Chair or Governor will issue the Head Coach a warning via email
    • If another complaint is issued for the same team, the Novice Governor will issue a 1 game suspension
    • If problems continue to exist, further suspensions will be levied
Specific Rink Procedure Changes (Jan 2020)
Flames Community Arenas (Red/Gold)
Hockey Calgary Rinks (Optimist)

Hockey Canada

Hockey Canada Mobile Apps

Concussion Awareness App / Hockey Canada Rule Book App / Hockey Canada Network

Drill Hub

  • Each drill includes PDF description and video demonstrating the drill
  • Each drill has key teaching points
  • Page is set up and segmented by skills - skating, shooting, etc.
  • Once coaches have created a login/password, they can create practice plans by selecting the drill they want

Hockey Canada Coaching Program - essentials of coaching

Skill Development Resources & Downloads 

Long Term Player Development

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)

Hockey Canada 2018-2020 Playing Rules Update

Hockey Canada Referee's Case Book/Rule Combination 2018-2020

Hockey Canada By-Laws & Regulations 2019-2020 season

Safety Requires Teamwork & Safety For All 2019-2020 revised