2024-2025 Coaching Applications are now CLOSED, News (Ilderton Jets)

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Apr 04, 2024 | Kendra Bloomfield | 82 views
2024-2025 Coaching Applications are now CLOSED
Thank you to all of the applicants that took the time to apply to coach a team for the upcoming 2024-2025 season!  It's not an easy task, and we sincerely appreciate the time commitment and effort required.

To all the applicants for both OMHA & OWHA please see the following information from the IMHA Rules of Operation.

6.2 Coaches Committee
a) Coaches for the upcoming season shall be selected by the Coaching Committee made up of the Coaching Director, OMHA Director, OWHA Director, Lambton-Middlesex Director and President, then recommended to the IMHA Board for approval.

b) Where there is more than one application submitted for a particular team the coach shall be appointed by majority vote of the IMHA executive.

c) Subject to the discretion of the Coaching Committee, interviews may be held with applicants.

d) Will evaluate injured, sick or new players for team placement as per Section 5.5 (h)

6.3 Qualifications and Eligibility

a) Coaches must be, or willing to become, certified in accordance with OMHA Manual of Operations and or the OWHA Regulations.   Applicants selected will also be required to have a recommendatory Police Record Check completed before the Executive approves the coach's selection.   The PRC must be completed every three years with a Offence Declaration signed in the years in between.

b) Every effort should be made to ensure a person is not the head coach of a Minor Hockey team, Novice and up, for the same child for more than two (2) consecutive years, unless no other suitable applicants are available as deemed by the IMHA Coaching Director. 

c) The Board of Directors will hold a series of meetings in order to select all coaches.  The selection of head coaches will be determined, in no specific order, by the following guidelines;
I. Applicants preference to coach at a specific age level;
II. Applicants second choice to coach at another age level;
III. Past coaching experience;
IV. Applicants ability to demonstrate on the ice, the necessary skills required for that age level;
V. Any additional information or knowledge that members of the Board may have regarding the abilities, skill level, experience or parent concerns. 

The coaching selection committee will meet over the coming weeks to review applications, and will be in touch with applicants, as needed.  Thank you again for your commitment to Ilderton Minor Hockey, and the success of the upcoming season.  Continue to monitor the website for updates and announcements.

Thank you!

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