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Coach Certification Requirements

Since December 2009 all coaches must have proper certification in order to be eligible to coach in Manitoba.


Coaches at ALL levels require Respect in Sport (or previous Speak Out) PRIOR to being added to a roster.

Coach Certification Chart

Initiation (6 & Under) Initiation (IP) Initiation (IP)
Novice (7 & 8) IP OR Coach IP OR Coach
Atom (9 & 10) Coach Coach
Peewee (11 & 12) Coach Coach
Bantam AAA Dev. 1 Coach
Bantam AA - Rural Dev. 1 Coach
Bantam AA - Winnipeg Coach Coach
Bantam A, B, C, D Coach Coach
Midget AAA Dev. 1 Coach
Midget AA, A, B, C Coach Coach
High School Coach Coach
Juvenile Coach Coach
Junior A HP 1 Dev. 1
Junior B Dev. 1 Coach
Junior C, OA, Fem. Coach Coach
Senior AAA Dev. 1 Coach
Senior A, B, C, D Respect In Sport Respect In Sport
Female Atom, Peewee, Bantam Coach Coach
Female Midget A, B, C Coach Coach
Female Midget AA Dev. 1 Coach
Female Senior AA, A, B Dev. 1 Coach
Program of Excellence HP 1 Dev. 1
Canada Games HP 1 HP 1
Manitoba Games Coach Coach

All Minor Hockey and High School coaches must wear helmets w/ chin strap for on-ice practices/activities

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