Certification Process (Kent Minor Hockey Association)

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Evaluation Process to Complete Development 1 ‘Certified’ Status

Upon successful attendance and completion of all pre-clinic and in-clinic tasks, the coach participant is deemed to hold Development 1 ‘Trained’ status.

The requirements to become Development 1 ‘Certified’ are successful completion of the following tasks:

1.      Making Ethical Decisions (MED) Competition Introduction - Online evaluation – more information…

2.      Written Assignment – NCCP Development 1 Coach Evaluation Criteria (D1 POST-TASK WORKBOOK), including the Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

·       When these two items are completed, the coach can request a Field Evaluation.

NOTE: All evaluation requests should be submitted to the Director of Development & Education [email protected]


Kent Minor Hockey Association Field Evaluators

Derek Fitzmorris [email protected] 519-350-2021

Ron Coristine

[email protected]



3.      Provide schedule and identify possible date(s) for Field Evaluation.

·        Coach must bring the following to the evaluation of the practice:

·        Completed Coach Workbook (NCCP Development 1 Coach Evaluation Criteria)

·        Copy of certificate from MED Competition Introduction – online evaluation

·        Completed Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

·        Copy of the Practice Plan to be executed during the Field Evaluation


4.      Field Evaluation – Practice

·        When Field Evaluation is complete, the coach will be provided a copy of the evaluation, debrief and action plan documents.

·        Upon successful completion of the field evaluation and other requirements, the coach’s Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) profile and CAC Locker transcript will be updated.

·        D1 ‘Certified’ status is valid for 5 years. In order to maintain ‘Certified’ status, coaches are required to obtain 20 Professional Development (PD) points over that 5-year period.


Questions / Inquires

For additional information regarding Coaching Certification visit www.omha.net or contact Derek Fitzmorris, Director Development & Education [email protected]