Bench Staff Certifications (Arnprior Minor Hockey Association)

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Visit 2023-2024_certification_requirements2.pdf for a complete list.
  • In order to appear on a valid team list, the person must have and provide proof of the required qualifications. 
  • Hockey Canada states that a person must be 18 years of age in order to attend a clinic. Referees and Speak Out are the exception.
  • Once a person has a valid and current Trainer’s Certificate they can upgrade to level 2 by providing proof of a course in First Aid /CPR. This is done through the HEOMINOR Office.
    • NOTE: If the Trainer’s Certificate expires, the person must take the course again.
  • NHL players assisting with practices or a team must follow the same guidelines as any other volunteer. They must have appropriate Hockey Canada certifications and they must be named to AMHA in order to be insured. 
  • AMHA will reimburse all Coaches and Trainers who successfully complete any ODMHA clinic in which their involvement has been pre-approved, please visit the "AMHA Volunteer Certification Reimbursement Policy " for full details under Policies section.
  • All coaches in the AMHA require certification at the Initiation, Coach or Intermediate levels as defined by the HEOMINOR.  Respect in Sport and Police Checks are required by all adults volunteering their time to AMHA as defined by HEOMINOR, however, AMHA does not reimburse for the cost of Respect in Sport and Vulnerable Sector Checks.  AMHA does not reimburse for coaching and training levels higher than the minimum requirement as stated by HEOMINOR.