Grassroots Coach Application
As a Tournament Grassroots Officials Coach you will attend assigned tournament/s and coach officials at the U11 & U13 category. Your dedication to the tournament and program will assist in the development of grassroots officials providing the feedback and coaching and direction for officials to excel to the next level of officiating. As a coach in the program there is a level of dedication that is required as well as requirements those are outline below:
As a coach you do not have to be an active official but are required to have a minimum of 12 years of officiating experience. A current understanding of all procedures and playing rules.
• Have reliable transportation
• Dressed professionally, clean pants, collared shirt, no baseball cap
• Able to fully commit and attend full duration of tournament
• Coordinate with coach assignor and local RIC tournament details as well official game assignments
• Provide a report on the officials coached to the RIC and the Officials Grassroots Coordinator at the conclusion of the tournament
• Complete Hockey Alberta online expense form, see below
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A commitment of attending two or more tournaments during the season is preferred these tournaments will be coordinated with your coach assignor and be within 250km of your home, although tournaments outside of the range of 250km could still be coached by yourself prior approval must be given by the Hockey Alberta Grassroots Coordinator to attend these tournaments. Pre tournament tasks as well as post tournament commitments are required via email and phone calls. Zoom meetings will be hosted by the Provincial Grassroots coordinator will require your attendance.
Compensation for your time and dedication will be provided in the form of an honorarium, the compensation will be provided in the following form:
-$200/full day honorarium ($400 for full weekend)
-41 cents/km travel
-1 night hotel stay if 150km away from home
-Meals allowance with receipts to a maximum $20 Breakfast/$20 Lunch/$25 Supper
Honorariums will be paid by Hockey Alberta via direct deposit once all required payroll information is provided and an online Hockey Alberta Expense form is submitted. Fulfillment of the outline job description must be achieved to receive compensation.
If you would like to become a Tournament Grassroots Coach and are confident you can fulfill the outline job description we invite you to complete this application which will be reviewed by the Hockey Alberta Grassroots Coordinator & the Manager of Officiating for Hockey Alberta.
Coaching positions will be appointed accordingly to distribution resources and experience to benefit the success of the program. If you are interested in becoming a coach but do not want to travel further then 150km we encourage you to apply and if an opportunity for a tournament within your area becomes available a coach assignor may contact you.
If you have any questions please you to contact [email protected]
Hockey Alberta Officials Grassroots Coordinator
Grassroots Coach Application
As a Tournament Grassroots Officials Coach you will attend assigned tournament/s and coach officials at the U11 & U13 category. Your dedication to the tournament and program will assist in the development of grassroots officials providing the feedback and coaching and direction for officials to excel to the next level of officiating.