Clinic Description


Respect in Sport Course (formerly Speak Out)

  • All registered team officials 16 years of age or older must attain their Respect in Sport Course through SHA (or already have taken the Hockey Canada Speak Out (Harassment and Abuse) Program certification) by February 1st of the current season.
     
  • If any team official does not successfully obtain their Respect in Sport course (or already have the Speak Out course certification) by the February 1st deadline, there will be a fine by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association.  This fine will be passed onto the Team.
  • To register, go to www.sha.sk.ca; Click on Respect in Sport and follow the directions provided.

 Coach Level Clinic (formerly Coach Stream) Clinic

  • 12 on-line E-Learning modules must be completed first
  • To register for the E-learning modules, go to www.sha.sk.ca; Click on Hockey University; Follow the directions at the bottom of the page
  • 3.5 hour Clinic (2 hours classroom 1.5 hours on ice)
  • The Coach Level Clinic (formerly called Coach Stream) is designed to give a coach the necessary tools to effectively teach players to play the game of hockey. The coach is given tools in communication, supporting the athlete in a team environment, teaching skills and progressions, preparing practices, etc.
  • Coaches do not have to take Intro to Coach before taking the Coach Level clinic. 
  • All coaches coaching Novice - Midget must have the Coach Level clinic before February 1st of the current season.
     
  • If a coach fails to successfully complete a Coach Level clinic by the February 1st deadline, there will be a fine per infraction by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association.  This fine will be passed onto the Team.

Intro to Coach Clinic

  • 12 on-line E-Learning modules must be completed first
  • To register for the E-learning modules, go to www.sha.sk.ca; Click on Hockey University; Follow the directions at the bottom of the page
  • 3.5 hour Clinic
  • Two hours of classroom time
  • 1.5 hours of on-ice time
  • The Intro to Coaching course is in place for coaches that will be coaching Initiation Hockey (ages 5-6)
     
  • The Intro to Coach program is designed to introduce beginners to the game's basic skills in an enjoyable, carefully planned manner.
     
  • All coaches that are coaching kids 6 years and under (Initiation Program), must have attended this clinic by February 1st there will be a fine per infraction by the Saskatchewan Hockey  Association.  This fine will be passed onto the Team..
     

Hockey Canada Safety Program

  • This course is now entirely on-line and there is no in-class sessions. 
  • To register for the on-line Safety Course, go to www.sha.sk.ca; Click on Hockey University; Follow the directions at the bottom of the page
  • The Safety clinic is a risk management and safety education program for volunteer trainers and other team officials for minor, junior, female and senior hockey teams. Any coach, team official or parent can take this clinic to help implement effective risk management programs for their teams.
     
  • Each SHA registered team needs to have one team official (Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Trainer, Stick Person, or Manager) that is registered on their team certification form to have taken the Hockey Canada Safety Program.
     
  • Please note that any doctor or EMT must still take the clinic as it is SHA requirement for all teams to have one person who has taken the clinic. 
     
  • If the team does not have someone off the team certification form with the Hockey Canada Safety Program by the February 1st deadline, there will be a fine per infraction by the Saskatchewan Hockey  Association.  This fine will be passed onto the Team.
  • There is no re-certification for this clinic as this time.
  • Credit provided for Speak Out course also.

Checking Certification(formerly Body Checking)

  • 3.5 hours, includes 1.5 hours ice time.
     
  • The Checking certification clinic is designed to assist coaches in properly teaching Novice to Midget players to angle, stick check and how to deliver a body check and be prepared to receive body checks. There is no body checking in Novice and Atom hockey, but SHA feels that coaches can start to teach kids how to take any unnecessary checks and how to go into the corners controlled and safe.
     
  • NEW FOR 2014-15  all coaches must have  SHA Checking Certification course by February 1st of the current season. Exceptions to this is Female Programs.
     
  • If the team does not have at least one coach who has completed the Checking Certification clinic, there will be a by the SHA.  This fine will be passed onto the team. 
     
  • The Checking Certification clinic is for coaches, not players to attend

Development I & II  

  • Development I - 2 day - 18 hours, includes 2 hours ice time.
     
  • Development II - 2 day - 18 hours, includes 2 hours ice time.
     
  • Both clinics on separate weekends.
     
  • The Development Stream clinics are designed to apply Activity-Based Learning. ABL means getting physically active while you learn, using many senses as possible and getting your whole body/mind involved in the learning process. These clinics are for coaches who are or will be coaching tier 1 teams or higher.  Development I is the equivalent of the old Intermediate Coaching certification.
     
  • Development I clinic covers drill design, team building, team tactics, individual tactics, transition, etc.
     
  • Development II clinic covers mental preparation, individual tactics, team tactics, defensive play, offensive play, game analysis, off-ice training, etc.
     
  • Head coaches in Peewee AA Tier 1 and Midget AA Tier 1 must have Development I completed by February 1st of the current season. If the Head Coach does not attend a Development I clinic by that date, then there will be a fine by SHA.  This fine will be passed onto the team.
     
  • AA and AAA Head Coaches in Bantam 1 and Midget AAA  need to complete Development II by February 1st of the current season. If the Head Coach does not attend a Development II clinic by that date, then there will be a fine by SHA.  This fine will be passed onto the team.
     
  • Assistant coaches in Bantam 1 and Midget AAA must have the Development I course by February 1st of the current season. If the Assistant Coach does not attend a Development I clinic by that date, then there will be a fine from SHA.  This fine will be passed onto the team.
     
  • Assistant Coaches in Peewee Tier 1 and Midget Tier 1 require the Coach Stream course only.
     
  • There is a post task to be completed after the Development I clinic and must be brought completed to the Development II clinic. Then there is an evaluation process that must be completed after the Development II clinic. This evaluation process is similar to the High Performance evaluation process. For those who have taken Intermediate and want to attend a Development II clinic, they must complete the post task from Development I and take it to the Development II clinic. Please contact the SHA office at (306)789-5101 for more information on how to obtain the documents required.
     
  • Coaches can go directly into taking Development I without taking Coach Stream or Intro to Coach.
     
  • Development I must be completed before taking Development II.

 
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