Coaches Corner

This page was last updated March 2018. 

Coaches Meeting Monday October 1, 2018:  This is a mandatory meeting for all house league and select coaches at The Toronto Cricket Club, 2nd floor lounge from 7 to 9pm.  Please park across the street at Armour heights Public School.  Coaches’ Cards and VSS background check forms will be completed at this meeting. Please bring 3 pieces of ID (birth certificate, passport, drivers license - health card is not acceptable). If you are unable to attend this meeting, please contact John Mullin (see Contacts page) to arrange form completition. 


Continuing for 2018:  Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity:  In connection with the 2017 / 2018 season, the Ontario Hockey Federation mandated that all bench staff associated with house league, select and rep play must take a new mandatory training module to support trans-inclusive hockey in Ontario - Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression. This is a one time (not annual) requirement.  To take this course please Click Here


YMHC Coaches Code: YMHC has established a coaches code. Please click here for details.

GTHL Certification Standards: The current GTHL certification requirements for all house league, select and rep managers, head coaches, assistants and trainers can be found at the GTHL site:

This link also contains information regarding the following programs:

Speak Out Harassment & Abuse Seminar

Respect in Sport (Speak Out Equivalent)

CBET – Coach Stream for House League Coaching

Hockey Trainer’s Certification / Recertification Program

Hockey Referee Certification Program

Practice Guidelines: To assist Coaches in the planning, preparation and execution of pregame practices please choose any of the following links:

Coach Nielsen:

GTHL Coaches Corner:

Hockey Canada: