Coach Selection (Saugeen Maitland Lightning)

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The Saugeen Maitland Women’s Hockey Association (SMWHA) is recognized across the province for its very professional and effective hockey program that develops highly competitive teams.  Our success is due in part from the local centres within our catchment area that develop young athletes who seek competition at a higher level.  Our main success is our coaching staff who provide a high performance program that takes our players to an elite level.

For the 2018/2019 Hockey Season, the SML hockey organization plans to ice the following teams:
- Atom A, Atom BB
- Peewee A, Peewee BB
- Bantam AA, Bantam A
- Midget AA, Midget A
- Intermediate A (Tournament Team)
- Senior A/B (Tournament or League - TBD)

Interested candidates can download our application form below:
Application Form (PDF)
- Application Form (Word)

**Application Deadline - February 4, 2018

Please submit applications by email to[email protected]


**Those applying for the Bantam AA and Midget AA teams, must be High Performance-1 'Certified' according to Hockey Canada policy.

**All other coaches must be minimum Development 1 'Certified and Trained' by start of season.  The training costs will be covered for coaches appointed to a team by SMWHA.  

**All Team Officials must have completed Respect in Sport and a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening. 

Visit these websites for more information:
OWHA Website
Hockey Canada Website
- Respect in Sport

The Executive will utilize a Coach Selection Committee consisting of experienced, highly qualified individuals, from the Executive and outside our organization.  The Committee’s mandate is to ensure the best coaching candidates are selected to the Head Coach positions.  As a result, all current coaches must submit applications each year.  The Committee is accepting applications for all teams.  Interviews will be conducted at the discretion of the Coach Selection Committee.

Although the application process is in place, the Saugeen Maitland Women's Hockey Executive requests your assistance.   If you know of a potential Coaching Candidate that you feel could be a valuable asset to our Association, please encourage them to apply or pass on their name to our Selection Committee.


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