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Requirements

All coaches must achieve “Trained” status in order to remain eligible for the remainder of the season. Individuals must complete the online modules delivered through Hockey University then fully attend & participate at a virtual coach clinic to achieve “Trained” status (formerly referred as “certified”).

The course you require to be “Trained” in is specific to the level you’re currently coaching.  Each course stream of training is designed to cover the pertinent learning & skills content appropriate for the level of athlete which you’ll currently be coaching.

In addition to your appropriate course stream outlined below, all coaches also require the Respect In Sport (RIS) certification (online).

DIVISION/CATEGORY HEAD COACH ASSISTANT COACH
Under-7 Coach 1 – Intro to Coach (IP) Coach 1 – Intro to Coach (IP)
Under-9 Coach 1 – Intro to Coach (IP) or          Coach 2 – Coach Level Coach 1 – Intro to Coach (IP) or Coach 2 – Coach Level
Under-11 Coach 2 – Coach Level + Checking 1 Coach 2 – Coach Level
Under-13 Coach 2 – Coach Level + Checking 1 Coach 2 – Coach Level
Male Under-15 AAA* High Performance 1 + Checking 1 Development 1
Female Under-15 AAA, AA** High Performance 1 + Checking 1 Development 1
Under-15 AA, A, B, C, D Coach 2 – Coach Level + Checking 1 Coach 2 – Coach Level
High School Coach 2 – Coach Level Coach 2 – Coach Level
Under-18 AA, A, B, C Coach 2 – Coach Level Coach 2 – Coach Level
Under-18 AAA High Performance 1 Development 1
Juvenile Coach 2 – Coach Level Coach 2 – Coach Level
Junior A High Performance 1 Development 1
Junior B Development 1 Coach 2 – Coach Level
Junior C, OA, Female Coach 2 – Coach Level Coach 2 – Coach Level
Men’s Senior AAA Development 1 Coach 2 – Coach Level
Men’s Senior A, B, C, D Respect in Sport Respect in Sport
Senior Female AA, A, B Coach 2 – Coach Level Coach 2 – Coach Level
Program of Excellence High Performance 1 Development 1
Canada Games High Performance 1 High Performance 1
Manitoba Games Development 1 Coach 2 – Coach Level

Note: Head Coaches requiring High Performance 1 have three years to complete the course.
*Male Under-15 AAA refers to Winnipeg Under-15 1 (Major) and Under-15 Rural AAA teams only.
Winnipeg Under-15 2 (Minor) teams fall under Male Under-15 AA requirements.
**Female Under-15 AAA refers to the rural program, Female Under-15 AA refers to the Winnipeg program.

Once you have determined your appropriate course stream visit our COACH TRAINING & CLINICS page to begin the training process.