2024/25 Head Coach Application House League (Brantford Girls Hockey Association)

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2024/25 Head Coach Application House League
Position Descriptions:

The House League Head Coach Position Description can be found in the BGHA website under Coaches in the Coaches and Staff Heading on the Menu Bar – Click here.


Team Request

Coaching Credentials

To be completed by all Coach Applicants

Coaching Experience

List in order, starting with the most recent.

Possible Staff

Please enter the names of some of your possible staff. Assistant Coaches will need to complete applications at this time. Other positions will complete applications in February.

Coaching References

Coaching Philosophy

General Questions

Please check the appropriate response

House League Program Questions


1. I hereby consent to disclosure of the above information.
2. I hereby acknowledge the authority of Hockey Canada, Ontario Women’s Hockey Association, assigned league, and Brantford Girls Hockey Association and agree to carry out and abide by their constitutions, bylaws, rules and regulations.
3. I hereby acknowledge that I have read and understand the team official’s role as outlined in the “Team Official’s Contract” attached to the forming part of this Coaching Application form.
4. I understand that submission of this application does not guarantee a position. I will make myself available for an interview with the Coach Selection Committee, given reasonable notice, should an interview be required. I further understand that the association and its committee have the final responsibility of selecting applicants and I have no recourse should I not be selected.
5. By way of this application, I give permission to the Brantford Girls Hockey Association to pursue a criminal record search on myself should I be selected for a position.

Team Official’s Contract

It is the intention of this Contract to promote fair play and respect for all participants within the Association. All volunteers must sign this Contract before being allowed to participate in hockey and must continue to observe the principles of Fair Play.

Fair Play Code

I will be reasonable when scheduling games and practices remembering that young athletes have other interests and obligations.

I will teach my players to play fair and to respect the Rules, Officials, Opponents and Teammates.

I will ensure all players receive equal instruction; discipline, support and appropriate fair play time.

I will not ridicule or yell at my players for making mistakes or for performing poorly. I will remember that children play to have fun and must be encouraged to have confidence in themselves.

I will make sure that equipment and facilities are safe and match the players’ ages and ability.

I will remember players 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 promote the combined values of the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association and the Brantford Girls Hockey Association: fair play, fun, excellence, good citizenship, integrity & honesty, equity and respect.

I agree to abide by the principles of the fair play code as set by the Hockey Canada, the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association and supported by the Brantford Girls Hockey Association. I also agree to abide by the Rules, Regulations and Decisions as set by Brantford Girls Hockey Association.