FAQ For Coaches!

Does SAMHA reimburse costs for coach courses?  

  • Yes we do.  The courses that are required for your specific division and level are covered by SAMHA. The process that is in place to receive reimbursement is to provide to the office the receipt, a copy of the approval email, proof of course completion and the completed coach reimbursement form. (located at the bottom of this page)

Does SAMHA reimburse for RIS for activity leaders?  

  • No we do not.  It is recommended that the team fees will cover this cost.  

Do I need to pay up front for the courses?

  • Yes, after completion of the course you will be reimbursed.   

Do I need approval to take a course?

  • Yes, please send the request to the appropriate Division Director and cc the Development Director.


For Information on Clinics go to the Development tab then Development Information.


Hockey Alberta Coach Certification Requirments Click Here

Coach/Manager Manual Click Here

Hockey Canada Manager Info Click Here

Hockey Canada Manager Manual Click Here

Hockey Canada Manager Basic Check List Click Here

Sports Nutrition for Youth Click Here

For Information on Clinics and reimbursements go to the Development tab then Development Information.

Time Keepers Manual Click Here

How to complete a game sheet Click Here for a sample

Bullying Harassment and Abuse Policies

Goaltenders Practice Plans and Information:

Beginner Goaltender Practice Plan

Intermediate Goaltender Practice Plan

Advanced Goaltender Practice Plan


Practice Plan Template






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