ORA Notices to Members and Coaches (Ajax & Pickering Ringette)

PrintORA Notices to Members and Coaches

Be sure to visit the Notice to the Members section of the Ontario Ringette Association website to keep abreast of new Membership Notices, specifically those related to Coaching. Recent examples include:

NEW - 2018 Canadian Ringette Championship 
Coaching Requirements 

Click here to view the memo.

NEW - Fully Served Penalties 

New for the 2017/18 season - During the most recent ORA Board of Directors meeting the following Games & Tournaments motion was passed effective immediately: 

Any four minute fully served penalty that cannot be served during the remaining clock time of the game shall result in a one game suspension. This includes any such fully served penalty assessed after the end of the game. 

NEW- Making Headway in Sport - eLearning Concussion Module

New for 2017/17 season - The Making Head Way Concussion Module has been made mandatory for all Head Coach, Assistant Coaches, CIT's and Trainers.  Managers are strongly recommended to take as well.  This is free and can be accessed here:  http://coach.ca/making-head-way-concussion-elearning-series-p153487 If coaches have already taken this for another sport, they do not need to it complete again; if they have not, it is recommended taking the Sport (Generic) version. Once completed, they can go into their coachingringette.ca profile and mark off give me credit. Bonus - 5 PD points.

NEW- Team Managers on the Bench

Please review the following notice from Ringette Canada regarding Team Managers on the bench. At this time the directive does not apply to ORA sanctioned events and is limited to RC events 
including the Canadian Ringette Championships, NRL Championship and the Canada Winter Games.

Introduction to Coaching Ringette is now Online

Coach Initiation in Sport module is now offered by the Coaching Association of Canada and will officially replace the Ringette Introduction to Coaching Course. The module takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday, Coach Initiation in Sport is available for FREE for 150 days! As of August 3rd, 2017 the module will cost $15.

You can find it http://coach.ca/coach-initiation-in-sport-s17259
Coaches who complete the module, who do not require it (already have completed NCCP coaching courses) will receive PD points.

If you have any questions please contact your Regional Coaching Coordinator or ORA Technical Director. 

Fair Ice Policy

NEW and effective immediately, Coaches who are not following the Fair Ice Policy as written are subject to the following penalties:




· One (1), official warning issued.
· Two (2), coach suspended for seven (7) days.
· Three (3), coach suspended for thirty (30) days.

· Four (4), coach suspended for one (1) calendar year.

· Five (5), coach suspended for three (3) calendar year.


Professional Development

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. 

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