skip navigation
O0vnhypf 400x400
Bozekorthodontics logo  1
Winmar prs logo pantone 293 c e1428589142902

Coaches Corner

Coaching Certification

All Rep coaches must be certified and have a Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) which is dated no later then the previous calendar year.

OLA Coaching requirements can be found here.

Dates and locations of Coaching Clinics can be found on the OLA website.

House League Coaches
All head coaches and assistant coaches must have a Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) which is dated no later then the previous calendar year.

Trainers
All trainers must have valid First Aid and CPR, they must be carded and have a Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) which is dated no later then the previous calendar year. Rep teams can have more then one certified Trainer however, only one trainer can be on the bench during a game. See OLA Trainer Requirements for more information

Criminal Record Checks (CRC)

ALL OLA bench personnel (coaches, staff, trainers etc) who are 18 years of age must submit a current Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) dated no later then the previous calendar year.

The CRC will be valid for indefinitely as long as an OLA Offense Declaration is signed each consecutive year. In the event that a volunteer does not register for a year or more, a new CRC will be required.

Concussion awareness
 
If a player leaves a game due to a head injury which is diagnosed but a medical professional or suspected by the team Trainer the BMLA requires that the head coach or trainer obtain a Doctors note stating that the player is fit to return to playing/practicing. The VP of Rep or Houseleague must also be notified that a player has left the game/practice with a head injury and that proper documentation supports the player's return to Lacrosse.