Last Chance Coaching Clinics

BC Hockey has listed six (6) “last chance” coaching clinics to give coaches a final opportunity to complete any outstanding certifications they require. All six (6) clinics will take place virtually via Zoom.

Coaching Certifications 2020

Due to COVID-19 BC Hockey will be delivering their coaching clinics differently this season.

Please read the SAMHA memo (pdf) to all coaches.

Please find all the BCHockey coaching clinics here (pdf).


Coach Selection Process

With the unknown of when or what the 2020-21 hockey season will look like due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still proceeding with our Head Coach application process for REP and REC. Please review the Selection Process and all completed applications can be sent directly to Jeremy Menzies at Thank you for considering a role in SAMHA. Good Luck and Stay Safe!

REP Deadline: June 12th, 2020

REC Deadline: August 31st, 2020


Rep Coach Application Process for the 2020-2021 season:

Applications will be available May 1st to June 12th. June 12th will be the cut-off date for all Rep Coach Applications.

Thereafter the Coach Coordinator along with the Coach Selection Committee will appoint coaches to their positions. Coaches will be selected through the following:
- Application
- Reference Letters
- Coach Certificates
- Coach History
- References

If the Selection Committee does not have a clear choice then an interview process may take place.

If the Selection Committee is unable to find a qualified applicant for a particular coaching position from those who have applied; the position will remain vacant until such time as a qualified applicant is found.

The Selection Committee will take into consideration the skill level of the applicant’s son or daughter (where applicable) and their ability to make a particular team.

Rec Coach Application Process:

Applications will be available May 1st to August 31st. August 31st will be the cut-off date for all Rec Coach Applications.

Thereafter the Coach Coordinator or Division Manager will contact all successful coaches and appoint them to their teams.

All Assistant Coaches and HCSP Personnel will be chosen by the Head Coach. Assistant Coaches and HCSP Personnel will be approved by the SAMHA Board before appointed.

Rep Coach Application (pdf)

Rec Coach Application (pdf)

Coach Development in Salmon Arm

SAMHA is fortunate to host Coach 1 and Coach 2 coaching clinics every season. This season we were happy with the turnout as coaches need these requirements to be on the bench and to work with our youth.