Team Handbook Guidelines

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Kudos to you for being part of this great Canadian experience. Being a hockey parent, coach, manager, or treasurer is no small feat. There is a lot prepare, a lot to do, a lot to know, and it’s just a lot! But it’s worth it!

These handbooks will guide you through the process of your seasonal commitment.  Before we dive in, here is a quick rundown of your position.

If you are a parent, you need to:

  • Register
  • Fill out all necessary paperwork
  • Ensure your child has proper equipment
  • Ensure your child gets to games and practices on time
  • Communicate with your team -be in the know
  • Participate in your team events (fundraisers, team building)
  • Volunteer when it’s your turn.

If you are a coach, you need to:

  • Choose a team manager and treasurer
  • Delegate
  • Establish team guidelines and policies
  • Be up to date in your training
  • Create a team culture
  • Lead your players on ice
  • Attend coaches’ clinics
  • Develop young athletes
  • Understand your responsibilities to the players and the association

If you are a manager, you need to:

  • Delegate
  • Operate team snap
  • Make up volunteer schedule
  • Book tournaments
  • Request permits (for any travel out of medicine hat you need to request a travel permit)
  • Communicate with parents
  • Volunteer for tournament committee
  • Keeper of the team info
  • Organize fundraisers, buses, hotels, apparel, budget (if no treasurer)
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed
  • Be 2nd signor for bank acct
  • Apply for AGLC license as needed
  • Know your team’s HC number

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