Coach (Northumberland Minor Hockey)


Coaches Code of Conduct

 Respect the Rules. Respect the Opponents. Respect the Officials and their decisions. Maintain your self-control at all times.

  • I will be reasonable when scheduling games and practices, remembering that players have other obligations (family, school). 
  • I will teach my players to play fairly and to respect the rules, officials and opponents. 
  • I will ensure that all players get equal instruction and support from staff. 
  • I will not ridicule or yell at my players for making mistakes or for performing poorly. I will remember that players play to have fun and must be encouraged to have confidence in themselves. 
  • I will ensure that equipment and facilities are safe and match the players’ ages and abilities. 
  • I will remember that participants need a coach they can respect. I will be generous with praise and set a good example. 
  • I will obtain proper training and continue to upgrade my coaching skills.
  • I will respect and abide by NMHA policies, procedures and applicable bylaws.
  • I will work in cooperation with officials for the benefit of the game.