2018/2019 Coaches Application Form (Lincoln Minor Hockey)

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    The selection of a Head Coach is an important part of the role of the executive of LMHA.  The Head Coach affects the development, growth and enjoyment of the players on their team.  They also affect the families of these players along with the image and reputation of our association. 

    Coaches are expected to support and meet the expectations as listed below along with complying with all LMHA policies. 

    Individuals interested in applying for a coaching position within LMHA should consider these prior to submitting their application.



    1 – Conduct 

    LMHA is committed to compliance with its “Code of Conduct”. The Code of Conduct identifies the standard of behaviour which LMHA expects of all members including the coaching staff.

    The LMHA is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect. Members and participants of the LMHA shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner consistent with the values of the LMHA / OMHA which include fairness, integrity and mutual respect. 

    During the course of all LMHA / OMHA activities and events, members shall refrain from behaviour which brings the LMHA / OMHA or the sport of hockey into disrepute, including but not limited to, the use of profanity or abusive, demeaning and inappropriate language, the abusive use of alcohol, the use of non-medically prescribed drugs, the use of alcohol or non medically prescribed drugs by minors or illegal, violent or unsafe acts. 

    LMHA members and all participants shall at all times adhere to the LMHA / OMHA operational policies and procedures, to rules and regulations governing LMHA / OMHA events and activities, and to rules and regulations governing any competitions in which the member participates on behalf of the LMHA / OMHA. 

    Members and participants of the LMHA shall not engage in any activity or behavior which interferes with a competition or which endangers the safety of others. 

    Members of the LMHA shall refrain from comments or behaviours which are disrespectful, offensive, abusive, racist or sexist. In particular, behaviour which constitutes harassment or abuse will not be tolerated.

    2 – Leadership 

    The coach’s responsibilities as team leader will include:

    • Development of all players personal and individual skills
    • Behaviour consistent with a role model, encourager and unbiased instructor
    • Selection of support staff that meet LMHA standards and approval
    • Strengthen relationships and build teamwork
    • Successful applicants are required to attend the LMHA AGM

    3 – Instruction

    The Coach’s responsibilities as instructor/ teacher include:

    ·                  Teach hockey skills appropriate to the age.

    ·                  Teach using the proper sequences and progressions.

    ·                  Communicate to players in appropriate language and tones.

    ·                  Teach to players varied learning styles, aptitudes and levels of ability.

    ·                  Providing a disciplined environment for the player to learn and grow in.

    ·                  Planning effective practices well in advance of actual practice times.

    ·                  Attending all in-house coaching clinics.


    4 - Coach as Risk and Conflict Manager 

    The Coach’s responsibilities to ensure maximum safety and minimum conflict include:

    ·                  Proper supervision in dressing rooms and on ice at all times.

    ·                  Report any abuse to the Executive.

    ·                  Quickly resolve disagreements and increase team unity.

    ·               Maintain communication with Executive, to ensure that Association can assist in the resolution of difficulties at any early stage, and improve overall hockey program on an ongoing basis. 


    The intent of the program is to put the best available coaches on the ice with the players.   A coach may be removed from his/her position at any time if it is determined they are not meeting the expectations of the Board of Directors or if they fail to comply with the above expectations, they may be relieved of their position immediately by the Executive
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  9. Confirmation of receipt will be provided



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    Meetings will be held Between April 6th to 13th

    Only Candidates being considered will be contacted

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