TEAM OFFICIAL CERTIFICATIONS

As per BC Hockey requirements, every BMHA team requires the following rostered team officials:

  • Head Coach
  • Assistant Coaches
  • Manager
  • Hockey Canada Safety Person (HCSP)

Team Official Qualifications

BC Hockey and Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association (PCAHA) provides certification requirements each the various team official roles.

 

 

 

All Volunteers

CRC - Online Link:   click HERE

  • Access Code:  4T3X7WG5K7
  • There is no cost to BMHA volunteers to complete a CRC
  • If your fingerprints are required, you will need a copy of the BMHA Volunteer Letter to bring to the RCMP branch

Setting up a Hockey Canada Spordle Account - Coaches, Managers & HCSP

You will need your Hockey Canada ID Number - if you do not have an HCR number, click HERE and complete the form to be assigned one.

Step 1 – Create an Account

  • Go to Spordle Sign Up page
  • Enter your email address and click login
  • Go back to the email you received with the access code and paste it into password
  • Create a new password and click Submit
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions

Step 2 - Link a Member/Participant

 

 

  • Access My Account
  • From the Dashboard, next to My Members, select ‘Link an HCR Member’. Search for your name using Name & DOB, or HCR Number
  • Click on ‘Link this Member’
  • Select the relationship of the member – there is an option to select “self”
  • Repeat the above for any family members you would like to add to your account. Remember to choose the relation of the member profile you are trying to link from the drop down and click ‘Link this Member’. Now that individual is linked to the current user account and will be available for future registrations.

 

Note:  If you have previously been assigned an HCR number, you may need to link your old ehockey account to your new Hockey Canada Registry account.  Follow Step 2 above and search for yourself.

Ensure Burnaby Minor Hockey Association is listed under My Organizations.  If it is not, email technical@burnabyminor.com with your name, date of birth, and HCR number to have it added.

 

 

The BC Hockey Website outlines all of the required courses for coaches.  If you are missing any of the required qualifications, please see the list below for links.

Team Manager Qualifications

Required:

  1. Criminal Record Check
  2. Respect in Sport – click HERE and then choose Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders
  3. Concussion Awareness Training Tool – click HERE

Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches Qualifications

Required:

    1. Complete the Coaches Application HERE
    2. Criminal Record Check
    3. Respect in Sport – click HERE and then choose Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders
    4. Concussion Awareness Training Tool – click HERE
    5. Click HERE for a detailed breakdown of coaching courses required per division. Click on Register Now to link you to the Hockey Canada clinic registry.  Choose “Coach” from the categories and register for the correct course.

Hockey Canada Safety Person Qualifications

Required:

    1. Criminal Record Check
    2. Respect in Sport – click HERE and then choose Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders
    3. Concussion Awareness Training Tool – click HERE
    4. Safety Course - click HERE

On Ice Helpers Qualifications

Required:

  1. Criminal Record Check
  2. Respect in Sport – click HERE and then choose Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

Viewing Qualifications

Confirm your qualifications are up to date and valid:

  • To view your Qualifications, click on Members tab and then the Qualifications tab (you may have 2 accounts if you had a previous HCR number, so if your qualifications area is blank, click on the other tab with your initials)
  • To view your Criminal Record Check, click on the CRC tab

Reimbursement of Costs

BMHA will reimburse the costs of any of the above clinics.

  • For Respect in Sport (RIS) and HCSP courses:
  • For coaches to receive reimbursements and certifications for this season, please complete THIS FORM with required information, submit receipts and if needed attach any workbook materials for verification for final certification.

Rostering of Officials

BMHA will roster up to 10 people per team at the U7 and U9 level.  This must include 1 head coach, 1 manager, and at least 1 HCSP.  You can fill the other 7 spots with an additional HCSP and assistant coaches and on-ice helpers.

BMHA will roster 5 officials at the U11 level and up.  If you want to roster beyond the allowed, you will need to budget $40 per extra official from your team funds.

Submitting to Team Manager

Once you have completed all of your assigned certifications and criminal record check, email a screenshot of your Qualifications tab AND Background Check tab to your Team Manager.  This information must be forwarded to the Division Manager for their records.

**** FAILURE TO DO THE ABOVE MAY RESULT IN YOUR REMOVAL FROM THE TEAM ROSTER *****

 

EXAMPLES OF ACCEPTABLE SCREENSHOTS

Examples of acceptable screenshots can be found on the next page.  Please ensure you are capturing all of the required information in your screenshot.  Screenshot must clearly show your full name and HCR number.