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Clinics


2014 & 2015

The OMHA and OHF are working together to implement significant changes to Coach Education effective the 2014 & 2015 Season.  These changes will impact delivery, terminology, and qualification requirements.


Registration must be completed in advance.  YOU CANNOT REGISTER DAY OF.

Effective 2014 & 2015:  Clinic registration will be completed online.  To do this, Clinic Participants will have to create an eHockey Profile.  This will allow the OMHA to properly manage your certifications and create a detailed and accurate profile.  A link will be provided here.  Once online registration has been completed, all registrants must contact the Niagara Falls Minor Hockey Association to arrange for payment.  Online payment will not be available.  Visa, MasterCard, and Debit are accepted with the Niagara Falls Minor Hockey Business Office.  Payment cannot be accepted day of.

To view a complete listing of all clinics, please visit the OMHA website at www.omha.net

Links for clinic online registration is found under each clinic heading.  Once online registration has been completed, please contact Jodi at 905-374-2613 or nfmha@bellnet.ca to make payment.

*NOTE:  The Online Registration will ask you to "Select a Participant".  This will seem confusing as you have just entered your information.  Select yourself as the participant.

 

There will bo no further clinics offered this season with the NFMHA.

 

Refunds/Cancellations:

Refunds will be issued based on the following conditions:

•    Refund requests must be received 4 business days prior to the start of the clinic.
•    No refunds will be issued for participants who are late or absent.


Certification News & Updates

House League Coaching Certification Changes

Commencing the 2014 & 2015 Season, CHIP and Coach Stream certifications are being replaced by Hockey University (HU) – Community Coach Stream.  Complete details are listed below.  CHIP and current Coach Stream certifications will continue to be accepted.


Respect in Sport –Activity Leader Program

The Respect In Sport – Activity Leader Program is an interactive e-Learning course.  Formerly called Speak Out and PRS (Prevention Services), this program continues to provide the tools necessary to coach, lead, and implement a harassment-free environment on the ice, on the bench, and in the arenas.  This certification is mandatory for all Team Officials and volunteers.  Visit www.omha.net for the link to complete this program.  Ensure you select Activity Leader Program when visiting the Respect in Sport portal on the OMHA website.

It is important moving forward that the correct terminology be used to avoid confusion.


Trainer Level 1 and Trainer Level 1 Refresher Certifications

The Trainer Level 1 and Trainer Level 1 Refresher are available as an interactive e-Learning Course.  Courses are presented as an online curriculum and include interactive multi-media tutorials, quizzes, and printable downloads.

Both e-Learning Courses are available through the HDCO website. CLICK HERE


IMPORTANT:  Upon completion, both certifications need to be transferred with the OMHA.  You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate and receipt.  Please contact Kim Withers at kim.withers@omha.net




Respect in Sport – Parent Edition

The OMHA has implemented the “Respect in Hockey” initiative.

This initiative will require at least one parent or guardian of each player registered in minor hockey throughout the OMHA to complete the e-learning course “Respect in Sport – Parent Program” as a condition of participation.

This certification program must be completed prior to July 31, 2014.   

For Team Officials who are parents of participants, having the Respect in Sport/Prevention Services/Speak Out certification will not be accepted in place of this required Parental Certification. This course is available online now.

*IMPORTANT LOG IN INFORMATION: When you begin, the form will ask you for an "Association Code". Leave that space blank as it is not a requirement for the NFMHA Membership.

Please click on the corresponding document for pertinent information and details.

Full participation in the Respect Initiative from Team Officials, Referees and Linesmen, and now Parents will ensure everyone has received a consistent message.
 
Please click on the corresponding document for pertinent information and details.
 
For inquiries regarding the Respect in Sport - Parent Program, please contact Jodi at the Business Office at nfmha@bellnet.ca.  Alternatively, feel free to contact the OMHA directly at omha@omha.net

If  you have successfully completed the course, but wish to confirm your certification, please click this VALIDATION LINK.


Hockey University (HU) – Community Coach Stream

  • New, interactive online platform that will utilize a blended approach.
  • In Part A, the Participant must register and complete a 4 hour HU online component before proceeding to Part B.
  • In Part B, the in-person clinic will include 4 hours in class and 2 hours on ice.
  • This program replaces the current CHIP and Coach Stream certifications.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will come out with 2 certifications and 2 qualifications; Coach 1 – Intro to Coach and Coach 2 – Coach Level.
  • 3 year expiry



High Performance 1 (HP1)

  • All Head Coaches coaching Minor Bantam AAA and above must be High Performance 1 certified.
  • 4 to 5 day seminar in selected cities throughout Ontario.
  • 40 to 80 hours of post seminar work that includes, application, Group Leader monitoring and field evaluation.
  • HP1 Applications can be found under the Coaches Tab on the OHF website, www.ohf.on.ca
  • Coaches will have the ability to rank in order which seminar they wish to attend; and then notified of acceptance.
  • Currently an expiry is not in place.



Development 1

  • Requirement for coaches at the Representative level.
  • Clinic Length – 2 eight hour sessions, including a 2 hour ice session on Day 2.
  • Clinic Post task will be completed throughout the season.
  • 3 year expiry



Development 2

  • This curriculum is directed at Representative level coaches working with players Peewee-aged and above.
  • Applicant must hold a current D1 certification.
  • This clinic is limited in its’ offering.
  • Clinic Length – 2 eight hour sessions, including a 2 hour ice session on Day 2.
  • 3 year expiry



Trainer Level 1

  • The HTCP is a risk management and safety education program for the volunteer hockey trainer.
  • The HTCP is designed to educate volunteers in the prevention, recognition, and treatment of hockey-related injuries.
  • Courses are presented as an online curriculum and include interactive multi-media tutorials, quizzes, and printable downloads.
  • The e-Learning Courses are available through the HDCO website. CLICK HERE
  • IMPORTANT:  Upon completion, both certifications need to be transferred with the OMHA.  You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate and receipt.  Please contact Kim Withers at kim.withers@omha.net
  • 3 year expiry



Trainer Level II

  • The HTCP Level II program has been designed to be flexible.  Participants can choose from several avenues to obtain this level of certification.
  • Applicant must hold a current Level 1 HTCP certification to be eligible and a Standard First Aid certification from a recognized First Aid Provider Group. (For a current, approved First Aid Provider Group, please contact the OMHA). The First Aid card must be valid for the entire hockey season – September to April.
  • Expiry not available.



Professional Development (formerly called Coach Refresher)

  • This in-class program applies specifically to coaches who hold a current Coach Stream, D1, or D2 certification.
  • This clinic serves as an update and development tool for coaches and a forum to discuss current issues and exchange ideas.
  • Clinic Length – 4 hours
  • 3 year expiry



Trainer Refresher

  • This program applies specifically to current certified trainers.
  • This e-Learning Program is available to trainers who certification expires on August 31 of the current year.
  • This certification is only available for participants who are re-qualifiying following attendance at a full Level 1 Clinic.
  • Courses are presented as an online curriculum and include interactive multi-media tutorials, quizzes, and printable downloads.
  • The e-Learning Courses are available through the HDCO website. CLICK HERE
  • IMPORTANT:  Upon completion, both certifications need to be transferred with the OMHA.  You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate and receipt.  Please contact Kim Withers at kim.withers@omha.net
  • 3 year expiry



Respect in Sport – Activity Leader Program

  • This course is mandatory for all Team Officials and Volunteers
  • This e-Learning course focuses on Abuse and Harassment Prevention.
  • Formerly called Speak Out and PRS (Prevention Services), this program continues to provide the tools necessary to coach, lead, and implement a harassment-free environment on the ice, on the bench, and in the arenas
  • Visit www.omha.net for the link to complete this program. 
  • No expiry






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