Hockey Initiation Program (IP) Director Required, News (Halton Hills Minor Hockey)

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Hockey Initiation Program (IP) Director Required
Submitted By Steve Nelson on Saturday, June 15, 2019
Halton Hills Minor Hockey is looking to fill the important volunteer position of HIP Director.

The job description is attached for further information.   If interested, please fill out the Volunteer form at the link below, by end of July 25th, 2019.

Any questions can be sent to Tim Kerr, Vice-President House League.

Hockey Initiation Program (IP) Director – Halton Hills Minor Hockey – 2019-2020

Job Description


Halton Hills Minor Hockey is looking to fill the position of the Hockey Initiation Program (IP) Director, for the upcoming 2019-2020 season.

Reporting to the Vice-President of House League (VP HL), the IP Director is a key role for the program and is responsible for overseeing three positions:

1.     Program Convenor

2.     Head Instructor

3.     Group Instructors (coaches)

Job Description – General – Weekly time commitment approx. 3-5 hrs as required

·         As an appointed member of the Board of Directors, attend all monthly/bi-monthly meetings. Work with the HHMH’s board of directors to efficiently run Halton Hills Minor Hockey, through participation in discussions.  Prepare and submit to the VP HL, a brief IP report for each meeting.

·         Understand the fundamental elements of the IP and demonstrate a commitment to the established goals of the IP

·         Coordinate and distribute weekly IP drills to coaches (per the Hockey Canada drills)

·         Has an enthusiastic attitude working with parents, administrators and young people

·         Comfortable speaking to parents and coaches, whether one on one or in a large group setting

·         Conflict resolution skills to deal with any potential issues with parents/coaches

·         Prepare a preliminary pre-season report and submit to the VP HL for review.  This report would contain potential expenditures for equipment/supplies required to operate the Initiation Program.  For example:

o    Equipment (pucks (blue and black), pylons (small and large), tennis balls, agility sticks, jerseys, instructor warm-up suits, whistles, etc.)

o    Supplies (paper, pens, markers, envelopes, binders, lesson manuals, etc.)

o    Room rentals (to conduct meetings)


·         Assist in the selection and training of head instructor(s)

·         Conduct a PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING to familiarize parents of prospective participants with the objectives of the IP, and how it is to be implemented in HHMH

·         Co-ordinate the initial evaluation of participants for grouping in the appropriate skill level

·         Set teams

·         Confirm scheduling with VP HL and Scheduler

·         Constantly communicate with VP HL and all staff, parents and players, in order to ensure the Initiation Program is operating according to all OMHA and HHMH rules and regulations

·         Co-ordinate special events (photo sessions, mini-games, etc.)

·         Ensure weekly ice sessions are on time

·         As required, help with on ice equipment setup

·         As required, help with on-ice instruction

·         Other duties as may be required

Any questions, please email Tim Kerr.



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