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Coaching Overview

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Coach - Manager meeting 2021

Coaching can be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling experiences for adults in minor hockey. Hockey Saint-Laurent is constantly on the lookout for new and experienced coaches to join our team of coaches at every level. Coaches need not be parents and, in fact, we strongly encourage non-parents to join the Association. Anyone who knows of potential candidates is asked to contact the Director of coaches directeur.entraineur@hockeystl.com.

The initial application process and selection of coaches takes place during the summer months and into early September.  Please do not delay in pursuing these positions, as there is much preparation and development work that is better started before the start of the season.

To apply to coach with the Hockey Saint-Laurent, please complete the online Coaching Application here. Applications are required for new and returning coaches.

If you have any questions, please contact our Director of coaches at directeur.entraineur@hockeystl.com.

Coaching Responsibilities:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Involvement in player evaluation and selection
  • Implementing seasonal development and progression plans
  • Planning and conducting practices and any other additional skill development sessions
  • Coaching league, tournament and exhibition games
  • Planning and implementing pre­-game player preparation and communication and post-game follow-up
  • Supervising players and ensuring compliance with Team/Association rules during all team events
  • Liaising with Association, parents and Team Manager and other team officials in coordinating season

Coaching Overview

Coaches require the following minimal qualifications, courses or certifications to be a Hockey Saint-Laurent coach – which includes being on the ice, in the dressing rooms, and on the bench. These qualifications must be completed before the start of the season:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Respect in Sport (RIS)
  • Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT)
  • Fair Play Code of Conduct
  • Coach 1 or equivalent: coaching a team below Atom divisions (M7 or M9)
  • Coach 2: coaching a non-carded/house level team at the M11 and above divisions
  • Development 1: coaching a carded team (M13 and above) that will not be participating in Regional or National Championships
  • Performance 1: coaching a carded team (PeeWee and above) competing in Regional or National Championships

Please see links for these qualification posted below. For any questions regarding these elements, please speak to the Director of Coaches.

New for 2021 is the HU - Planning a Safe Return to Hockey which can be done through HCR.

Latest News

Recruiting referees and scorekeepers

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | June 21, 2022 |

Looking for a new challenge? Looking for a part time job? HSL is presently looking for referees and scorekeepers for the 2022-23 season. If interested, please contact our referee-in-chief. referee@hockeystl.com

PeeWee Tournament Game 1 Win!

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | May 10, 2022 |

We want to congratulate our PWBB team on a great first weekend. They played an exhibition game against the Quebec Harfangs with a 5-2 win. Their first game of the tournament took place at the Vidéotron Centre today, against Victoriaville. After the second period they were trailing behind 3-1 and came back strong in the…

Partnership of the four associations in Double Letter hockey

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | May 9, 2022 |

Dear Members,   As you are aware, our four associations are part of the Hockey Quebec’s Lac Saint-Louis region. On February 24, 2022, the associations of Lac Saint-Louis received a memo strongly recommending a reduction of the number of Double Letter (DL) teams in the region. Below are some excerpts from the memo:   Following…

AGA 2022

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | April 8, 2022 |

Hello all, Submissions for board positions up for vote is now closed and here are the candidates by position: President: Pierre-Luc Beauchamp – Winner Eitan Calmy – Rescinded   Director Local: Marco Caporuscio Andy Kanellopoulos Mitch Mayberger   Director of Coaches: Saverio Pileggi – Rescinded Kosta Segounis – Winner Equipment Manager: Scott Derby Eli Elkoubi…

Congratulations to the M15B Gladiators!

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | April 7, 2022 |

The M15B Gladiators have won the finals against the Lachine Rapides with a dramatic 1-0 victory. Please join us in congratulating them on this amazing win!

Félicitations aux Gladiators M15B!

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | April 7, 2022 |

Les Gladiators M15B ont gagné la finale contre les Rapides de Lachine avec une victoire dramatique de 1-0. Joignez-vous à nous pour les féliciter pour cette victoire incroyable !

Coaching courses

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | December 9, 2021 |

Hockey Quebec has announced that for this season only, Coaches will have until January 31st 2022 to be certified for the qualification requested for their division. ATTENTION – It is crucial that Coaches do not wait before registering, since we do not know if more clinics will be added on Hockey Canada web site. As…

AGA 2021

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | April 16, 2021 |

We will be holding our annual AGA meeting on Monday May 10th, 2021 at 8pm. Due to COVID-19, we will be holding the meeting online and will be using an online voting system to vote for positions on the board.  Invitations to the online vote will be sent during the meeting. The following positions are…

Contest

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | March 15, 2021 |

To our cherished Hockey St-Laurent members, As you know by now, our hockey season for the 2020-2021 season has drawn to a close. Refunds are being issued to officially put this season behind us. As we are always looking towards a bright future, we have begun planning for the new 2021-2022 season. One of the…

Pause of all activities

By Hockey Saint-Laurent | October 5, 2020 |

Following the government’s announcement this afternoon, for the wellbeing of our youngsters and our dedicated volunteers, we will pause all hockey related activities as of midnight Wednesday October 7th until the 28th of October. All practices on Monday (5th), Tuesday (6th) and Wednesday (7th) will proceed as normal until the pause comes into effect. As more information…

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