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: www.icehockeyplaysandsystems.com
GTHL Coaches Corner: www.gthlcanada.com/page/coaches-corner
Hockey Canada: www.hockeycanada.ca