Please review the attached schedule (Coach Education Requirements) to determine the coach education requirements for each division. In particular, please note:
1) Coach 1 is not a prerequisite to Coach 2;
2) Novice and Initiation Coaches are only required to have Coach 1 - Intro to Coach;
3) Atom through Midget Coaches are only required to have Coach 2 - Coach Level;
4) Novice and Initiation Head Coaches returning this season that already have "Coach 2 - Coach Level" from last year or earlier are not required to take "Coach 1 - Intro to Coach";
5) New Novice and Initiation Head Coaches who only take Coach 2 - Coach Level THIS year will not meet the requirements as a Head Coach as listed in the table.
OMHA will be introducing TheDrillBook.com to all coaches and team managers this season. It is an easy to use, valuable coaching and management tool that will be provided to each team this season free of charge. TheDrillBook.com provides a virtual locker for every member of a team, including coaches, managers, players and parents. Some of the functionality of this tool includes:
1. Create pre-built age specific practices using the drill database;
2. Create custom drills using the drill engine;
3. Provide drill videos to players in advance of practices;
4. Maintain team rosters;
5. Schedule games, practices and tournaments;
6. Plan team events;
8. Sponsorship recognition;
9. Notify team members of scheduling changes through smart phones and email;
10. Track stats and standings.
For more information, please see www.TheDrillBook.com or click on the image above to read their brochure.