COURSE LINKS 2023-2024 SEASON
We suggest checking the OWHA website first as sometimes they have course links posted that are not listed elsewhere.
OWHA COACHING CLINICS
Coaching courses (Coach 1, Coach 2, Development 1) can be found on the Hockey Canada 3.0 website.
Be sure to enter Ontario Hockey Federations/Ontario Women's Hockey Association as your organizations. If the course you require is not available under the OWHA, you can try searching for it under the OMHA.
Some of the courses require prerequisites before you can register for a specific coaching course, be sure to check and ensure you have all the prerequisites in place before signing up.
The Trainer course is provided by Hockey Trainers Ontario. This course is valid for 3 years once completed. If you have completed this course within the last 3 years, you may be able to do a refresher course versus completing a full new certification. Please check your expiry date once you have logged into your account. Hockey Trainers Ontario website
RESPECT IN SPORT - ACTIVITY LEADER
Respect in Sport Activity Leader course can be found on the OWHA Respect Group website.
If you have completed this course under the OMHA, you are able to import your certificate in this website. This certificate does not expire once completed.
GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION COURSE
The OWHA has not provided a version of the Gender Identity & Expression course, not have they confirmed if it is required. The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) does have a version of the Gender Identity & Expression Course that is recognized by Hockey Canada. When looking for this course you may need to only put the OHF in the dropdown list and not the OWHA. This course does not expire once completed. Hockey Canada 3.0 website.
The following courses are offered by The Coaching Association of Canada, (The Locker). Once you log into your account, choose eLearning from the top menu. The Locker.Coach.ca website.
• Anti-racism in Coaching
• Mental Health in Sport
• Understanding the Rule of Two
• Making Head Way in Sport (Sport Generic Version)
POINTS TO MAINTAIN COACH CERTIFICATION
There are many other courses you can take from Coach.ca that would help to further benefit coaches and team staff. Have a look at the additional courses that this website offers. The courses taken from Coach.ca will tell you how many points it will provide towards your coaching certification. Coach certificates need to complete a certain number of points within a specific timeframe to stay current. If you don’t meet the point requirements, then your coach certification will expire on the listed expiry date. You can check this under your profile on The Locker.
KEEPING GIRLS IN SPORT
This course is not required but is a great resource to help keep girls in sports.
Keeping Girls In Sport