2018-19 Head Coach Selection Underway, News (Waterloo Ravens Girls Minor Hockey Association )

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2018-19 Head Coach Selection Underway
Submitted By Lynn Mrakava on Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Head Coach Selection is underway.

As in previous years there will be three stages to recruitment: AA and A Head Coaches (January/February); BB/B/C Head Coaches (April/May); HL Coaches (June-September)

At this time, the Waterloo Ravens are looking for dynamic, experienced hockey coaches to serve as volunteer Head Coaches for our:

Midget AA 
Bantam AA
Peewee AA 
Atom AA 
Midget A
Bantam A
Novice A

Applications for all other Rep Head Coach positions will be accepted in April 2018.  

The Waterloo Ravens are looking for dynamic, experienced hockey coaches to serve as volunteer Head Coaches for our Midget AA, Bantam AA, Peewee AA, Atom AA, Midget A, Bantam A   and Novice A, for the 2018-19 Season.


The successful candidates will have:


·      the ability to effectively motivate, instruct and lead players;

·      strong organizational skills to efficiently run practices and other team development activities;

·      exemplary ability to communicate effectively with players, parents, Coaching staff and members of the WGMHA Executive;

·      Speak Out or Respect in Sport Certification;

·      NCCP Development Level 1  Certified Coaching Certificate

·      Hockey Canada High Performance Level 1 Coaching Certificate (for Bantam AA and Midget AA); and

·      a minimum of 3 years progressive coaching experience at either the Tier 1 or 2 Level

This year we will be selecting the Midget AA and Bantam AA coaches prior to the end of January 2018.  Atom AA, Peewee AA, Midget A, Bantam A and Novice A will be selected prior to end of February 2018. Those individuals awarded a team must also submit a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Report prior to try-outs. Atom AA, Peewee AA, Bantam AA, Bantam A, Midget AA and Midget A teams’ try-outs will commence the Tuesday following April Provincials, as permitted by OWHA rules. All other try-outs begin the Tuesday after Labour Day.


For more details including required documentation, timelines and expectations please read 2018-19 Coaching Selection Information


Please submit your complete application for the 2018-19 Rep Head Coach positions (outlined above) no later than 6:00 pm on Friday, January 12, 2018 to:


  Chair, Coaching Selection Committee

[email protected] 


WGMHA thanks all interested candidates (non -parents and parents), however only qualified candidates selected for the interview stage will be contacted.


NOTE: * WGMHA has implemented a High Performance Coaching Program through which financial support is available to those meeting certain criteria including being awarded Midget AA or Bantam AA team.


We will only be accepting applications for the 7 teams listed above in January 2018. Applications for all other Rep teams will be accepted in March 2018.


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