St. Albert Minor Hockey Policies, Procedures and Operational Guidelines


DEFINITIONS


 SECTION 1 - SAMHA IN GENERAL

1.1         PREAMBLE

1.1.1      Governing Bodies

1.2         VISION

1.3         MISSION STATEMENT

1.4         PHILOSOPHY

1.5         VALUES

1.6         BYLAWS

1.7         COMMUNICATION

1.8         EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS (“Board”) 

1.9         CONDUCT OF BOARD MEETINGS

1.9.1      Video Conference

1.10       STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

 


SECTION 2 - ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS

2.1         PLAYER REGISTRATION

2.1.1      Player Eligibility

2.1.2      Registration Requirements

2.1.3      Payment of Fees

2.1.4      Refund of Fees

2.2         PURCHASING

2.2.1      Authority to Purchase

2.2.2      Major Purchases

2.2.3      Public Tender (Applicable to purchases greater than $15,000.00) 

2.3         MEDIA RELATIONS

2.3.1      Media Enquiries

2.3.2      Social Media

2.4         LOGO, COLOURS, SUPPLEMENTARY CLOTHING

2.4.1      Logo & Colours

2.5         EQUIPMENT

2.5.1      Jerseys and Socks

2.5.2      Team Equipment 

2.5.3      Safety

2.6         SPONSORSHIP

2.7         FUNDRAISING

2.8         SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

2.8.1      Christopher Rogers Memorial U18 Scholarship

2.8.2      Referee Scholarship

2.9         PRIVACY

2.10       INSURANCE

2.11       FINANCIAL

2.11.1   Expense Claims

2.11.2   Approval of Invoices

2.12       ELIGIBILITY TO COACH

 


SECTION 3 - HOCKEY OPERATIONS

3.1         DIVISION CATEGORIZATION

3.2         LEAGUES

3.2.1      U21 - NJHL

3.2.2      Community U7 to U18 Leagues

3.2.3      U7 and U9 

3.2.4      U9 playing Season

3.2.5      Team Formation

3.3         SAMHA GOVERNED LEAGUES AND RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER ASSOCIATIONS

3.4         ICE ALLOCATION

3.4.1      Changes to Ice Allocations

3.4.2      Ice Allocation for U13 AA Teams

3.5         LEAGUE GAMES

3.5.1      Timing Regulations

3.5.2      Team Officials

3.5.3      Playoff Games

3.6         Playing Rules for U9 Community

3.6.1      Rescheduling League Games

3.7         GAME SHEETS

3.8         TOURNAMENTS AND EXHIBITION GAMES

3.8.1      Tournaments

3.8.2      Body Checking

3.9         PERMITS

3.10       HOCKEY OPERATIONS

3.10.1   Duties of Directors

3.11       TEAM OPERATIONS

3.11.1   Duties of Coaches

3.11.2   Duties of Managers

3.11.3   Duties of Treasurers/Managing Team Financial Accounts  

3.11.4   Duties of Players

3.11.5   Parent & Fan Responsibilities

3.11.6   Dressing Rooms

3.11.7   Team Rosters

3.12       EVALUATIONS

3.12.1   Player Evaluations

3.12.2   Assessment Guidelines

3.12.3   Player Selection Process

3.12.4   General Procedure for Drafting Teams Sequentially

3.13       PLAYERS

3.13.1   Affiliation

3.13.2   Player Releases

3.13.3   Player Acceleration

3.13.4   Player Ice Time

3.14       PROVINCIAL TEAMS

3.14.1   Participation in Provincials

3.15       COACHES

3.15.1   Coach Selection

3.15.2   Coach Development  

 


SECTION 4 - GAME AND CONDUCT MANAGEMENT

4.1         RISK MANAGEMENT

4.2         CODE OF CONDUCT

4.3         TEAM MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION

4.3.1      Supervisory Responsibilities

4.4         ABUSE, BULLYING AND HARASSMENT

4.5         RESPONSES AND REMEDIES

4.6         INCIDENT REPORTS

4.6.1      Officiating Incident Reporting Policy

4.6.2      Coaches and Officials Shared Respect Initiative

4.7         ISSUES, CONCERNS, AND GRIEVANCES

4.7.1      Evaluation Issues Concerns and Grievances 

 


SECTION 5 - DISCIPLINE

5.1     DISCIPLINE

5.2     DISCIPLINE PROCESS

5.2.1      Discipline Committee

5.2.2      Appeals Committee

 


SECTION 6 - INCLUSION

6.1    INCLUSION 

 


APPENDIX 1 - DISCIPLINE/APPEAL FLOW CHART

 APPENDIX 1 - APPEALS FLOWCHART

 

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