Ability to communicate on and off-ice requirements to players and parents.Available to meet time requirements. As a minimum completion of the Hockey Canada Safety Program or the Hockey Trainer’s Certification Program (Level 1). Speak Outor Respect in SportPolice Records Check/Vulnerable Sector CheckJOB RESPONSIBILITIES Implementing an effective Risk Management program with your team that strives to prevent injuries and accidents before they happen.Taking on a proactive role in identifying and minimizing or eliminating risks during all activities and if ever in doubt, erring on the side of caution.Promoting and reflecting the values of Fair Play and instilling these values in all participants and others involved in amateur hockey.Ensuring that all players are provided with meaningful opportunities and enjoyable experiences free from physical and/or emotional maltreatment. Conducting regular checks of player’s equipment to ensure proper fit, protective quality and maintenance and advising players and parents regarding the purchase of protective equipment.Promoting proper conditioning and warm-up techniques as effective methods of injury prevention.Maintaining accurate medical history files on all players and bringing these to all games and practices.7
Maintaining a Player Injury Report Log.Maintaining a fully stocked First Aid Kit and bringing it to all games and practices.Implementing an effective Emergency Action Plan with your team and practicing it regularly to ensure all involved understand their roles.Recognizing life-threatening and significant injuries, and being prepared to deal with serious injury.Managing minor injuries according to basic injury management principles and referring players to medical professionals when necessary.Recognizing injuries that require a player to be removed from action, referring players tomedical professionals and coordinating return to play.Promoting a healthy lifestyle with all hockey participants by being a good role model while educating participants regarding hygiene, performance-enhancing substances, drug and alcohol abuse, nutrition and hydration.Facilitating communication with players, coaches, physicians, therapists, paramedical personnel, parents, officials and other volunteers regarding safety, injury prevention and player’s health status.Acting as a Safety Person for both your team and your opponents if only one Safety Person is present. TIME COMMITMENT Weekly practices and/or games; usually approximately 2-3 hours in duration. Tournaments (home and away).Team off ice sessions as determined by the coaches. Team meetings as necessary. Record keeping with respect to player medical information and injury logs. 8
JOB DESCRIPTION– A/AA &B League RepresentativeArea of Responsibility: A/AA Representative Objective: Under the guidance of the Kanata Minor Hockey Association Vice President of Operations, oversee the Atom age category.
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- Summer '14
- Coach, Ability, Kanata Minor Hockey Association