Team Coaches & Trainers (Muskrat Minor Hockey)

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Muskrat Minor Hockey is still accepting applications for House League Coaches at some levels for the 2022-2023 season!

Online application form here:

House League Coaching Application 2022-2023


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Muskrat Minor Hockey Head Coach, Assistant Coach, or Trainer!

Hockey Eastern Ontario maintains an online form for volunteers to determine which courses and clinics they need to complete:

Hockey Eastern Ontario Coach and Trainer Certification Requirements

The above required in-person courses are now being scheduled and registration is open!
In our region, Coach 1: Intro to Coach is being offered in Renfrew on Saturday October 8, at the Kinburn Sensplex on October 29, and in Barrhaven on October 29. 
Coach 2 is offered in Pakenham on October 15, or Barrhaven October 30.
Additional dates and courses are still being added.  See link below for pre-requisites and to register:

HEO Course & Clinic Dates and Registration (From the drop-down menu, choose HEO and then Muskrat MHA)


In addition to the above courses for each level, ALL Bench Staff and Team Managers must complete the following:

Vulnerable Sector Check (O.P.P.)
Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders
Gender Identity online training 
(Available on-demand under Clinics in your Hockey Canada Registry account.  Takes approximately two hours to complete.)
Hockey University - Planning a Safe Return to Hockey
(Available on-demand under Clinics in your Hockey Canada Registry account.  Takes approximately one hour to complete.)
Rowan's Law - Read and sign concussion protocol

HEO Concussion Return to Play Protocol
Hockey Canada - Downloads and Resources to Help Improve Hockey Coaches (includes practice plans, U7 support, and Drill Hub)

Hockey Canada - Additional downloads by age and by position

Tim Lynch, Development Coordinator/Coach Mentor:
[email protected]