GLHA Coach Requirements (Greater London Hockey Association)

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Team Official Qualification Requirements



  • All qualifications listed are the MINIMUM REQUIREMENT
  • North association name under Alliance is GLHA - North London
  • All Team Officials (Coach, Trainer, & Manager) require Respect in Sport (RiS)-Activity Leader or Speak Out!, and Gender Identity & Expression Course
  • All qualifications must be registered with the ALLIANCE Hockey



Upon completion of the in-person clinic, a Coach will be considered ‘TRAINED’ under the auspices of Hockey Canada. This training provides the foundation of education and the necessary qualifications to coach. To be ‘CERTIFIED’, a formal evaluation must be completed.
This evaluation gives the Coach the opportunity to demonstrate abilities/competencies. There are four (4) evaluation components:
- A field evaluation completed by a qualified branch evaluator

- Completion of task work submitted to the branch evaluator

- Develop an Emergency Action Plan

- Completion of Making Ethical Decisions (MED) online module through the CAC website (
‘Trained’ Status
‘Trained’ status indicates the Coach has attended an NCCP clinic and the Coach is ‘in process’ of completing evaluation to be ‘Certified’
- ‘Trained’ status carries an expiry of 5 years

- The development pathway for these Coaches is to move through the certification process or after expiry must take clinic again

‘Certified’ Status
The certification process requires the Coach to show evidence of learning and is ‘competency-based’
- ‘Certified’ status carries an expiry of 5 years

- Coaches with ‘Certified’ status will have to complete a defined number of Professional Development points through the Hockey Canada Certification Maintenance Program

- If a Coach with ‘Certified’ status does not acquire required Professional Development points, the qualification will revert to ‘Trained’ status

THE LOCKER - Accessing the CAC Database

  • Professional Development points will be tracked on the coach’s transcript in ‘The Locker’ which is the Coaching Association of Canada’s online database –
  • Coaches can create a log-in and access their Profile and Transcript online
  • The Locker will track your Professional Development points and will update the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) Profile when ‘Certified’ status is renewed.
  • For direction on how to access ‘The Locker’. Review the How to Log In to ‘The Locker’ –CAC Information document How to log into the Locker
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