Coach Development


Coach Development Courses

CAC typically hosts Coach Development Courses in August. Come back here in the summer to see the schedule.
Development 1, Checking, CHSP Clinic and Recertification, and Coach Level.


August 2012: Hockey Alberta has issued a bulletin with coaching education requirements.

Click here to read the full bulletin.

All Teams
One person registered to their team that has completed the Hockey Canada Safety Program (HCSP) and be at all games.

At least two (2) registered Team Officials be on the bench with certification in the Respect in Sport (Activity Leader/Coach÷ program or at least have the equivalent (Speak Out÷ program certification already completed.

Bantam AA & AAA, Midget AA
Head Coaches:
NCCP Developmental I Level and Checking Skills Program
Highly recommended for Assistant Coaches:
NCCP Developmental I Level and Checking Skills Program

Midget AAA
Head Coaches:
NCCP High Performance I Level and Checking Skills Program
Highly recommended for Assistant Coaches:
NCCP High Performance I Level and Checking Skills Program


  • Coach Alberta

Coach Alberta (CAB) is a new and developing organization committed to providing coaches in Alberta with the opportunity to connect in three key areas: Education, Networking & Advocacy.

Become a CAB Member by visiting the the CAB website. Click on the link on the main page - the information you provide will register you as a member of Coach Alberta. As part of the registration process, you are asked to complete a short survey. The goal of this survey is to provide CAB with information to better assist in providing services back to you as a CAB member.

  • Coach Education Requirements

Go to the Hockey Alberta's Coach Education Requirements page for information on these requirements.

  • Hockey Canada's Player Development Webpage

This webpage has Core Skills, Practice Plans, Player Evaluations as well as Practice Plans for Goaltenders. It also has Policy Manuals and, Parent Handbooks.

Upcoming Events


Aug. 14, 2017 to Aug. 18, 2017

Hockey School Week One
CAC Arena

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Aug. 21, 2017 to Aug. 25, 2017

Hockey School Week Two

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Aug. 28, 2017 to Sep. 01, 2017

Hockey School Week Three

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