Bench Staff Qualifications & Requirements (Ajax & Pickering Ringette)

PrintBench Staff Qualifications & Requirements


1)  ALL BENCH STAFF (U19 and younger teams) REQUIRE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK / POLICE RECORD CHECK

It is a mandatory requirement of Ajax and Pickering Ringette that all adult bench staff and volunteers for U19 and younger teams (including House League) provide a current Criminal Background Check / Police Record Check (Vulnerable Sector). 


***CRIMIMAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE TO BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO
 OCTOBER 1ST OF THE CURRENT PLAYING SEASON***


APRA will accept PRCs for the current season provided it has been less than 5 years from the date of issue. Members are also required to attest on an annual basis that there has been no change whatsoever in your background since the original document that we have on file was issued. Click here to access our Annual Compliance Declaration.  Please review, sign and date this document and forward to the  Coaching Coordinator (scanned copies acceptable).  

All members will need to provide a new Vulnerable Sector Screening document after a period of 5 years.  

For more information and details on how to process your Police Record Check, 
click here.



2)  COACHING QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIREMENTS LISTED FOR ALL AGES & LEVELS (including YOUTH HOUSE LEAGUE AND 18+ LEVELS)


VISIT RINGETTE ONTARIO > COACHES > COACHING PATHWAYS FOR A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW FOR ALL COACHING REQUIREMENTS AND COACHING PATHWAYS. 

The material is organized by age and level. Also included: 

Required qualifications for Trainers, Managers, Junior Coaches (ages 14-17) and On-Ice Assistants 
Links, required forms, and instructions on how to participate in required training
Compliance requirements for all Teams, Levels and Bench Staff (e.g. Code of Conduct, # of Females required on Bench Staff, etc.) 


***ALL BENCH STAFF MUST BE FULLY TRAINED AND CERTIFIED IN THEIR REQUIRED ROLES BY NOVEMBER 30TH OF THE CURRENT PLAYING SEASON***


Additional Information available from Ringette Ontario:

Links to Coaching e-Courses and Online Courses
Coaching Clinic Registration Information (how to register to become CSI Trained, CI Trained, CI Certified, or take the Manager's Certification Course)
Coaching FAQs 


It is highly recommended that coaches take advantage of available online course, and attempt to take as many required courses as possible PRIOR to the start of the season.



3)  RULES CLINICS


Central
 Region typically conducts bi-annual Rules Change Clinics where coaches are told about new rules in effect for the upcoming season. It is mandatory for each team to send a head coach or an assistant coach. 



4)  MAINTAINENCE OF COACHING CERTIFICATION


Ringette coaches will be required to complete Professional Development in a five year cycle and comply with the Coaches Association of Canada’s (CAC) NCCP Professional Development policy and procedures. Be sure to keep your CAC coaching profile current by periodically updating your coaching records, and consider additional / optional online developmental courses which are offered in the CAC e-learning portal. Completion of these courses will allow you to earn development points which help to maintain coaching certification. 



5)   RINGETTE ONTARIO NOTICES TO MEMBERS / COACHING UPDATES

Visit the Ringette Ontario website and subscribe to receive Ringette Ontario Membership Notices right to your mailbox, specifically those related to Coaching to keep abreast of new developments and requirements introduced each year. 


Recent examples of coaching and bench staff requirements include: 


- Female Coaches required on the Bench

 

At all Provincial levels (U12A, and U14A/AA to U19 A/AA), a qualified female head or assistant coach must be on the bench staff by November 30th of the current playing season

Notice for all Trainers

 

By November 30, 2020, all U9-U19 teams must have a qualified and dedicated Trainer on their bench. The Trainer must be present for all competitions. It is strongly recommended that all other levels have a Trainer on their bench.

- Update re: U12 Coaches

New U12 regional coaches have the option to take a CSI or CI coaching clinic.

- Update re: AA Team Managers

Team managers will no longer be permitted on the bench for U14AA, U16AA and U19AA during competition. 


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