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Development 1

The Development 1 clinic is a two (2) day clinic where coaches attend 13 total hours of classroom time online and/or in-person. The course will provide a foundation for coaches in the competitive stream. More info...

Clinic Components:

  • Classroom & on-ice instruction
  • Written assignment (due within two weeks of the conclusion of your clinic or by December 15th of the clinic year, whichever occurs first)
  • Field evaluation (coordinated by BC Hockey and completed by a BC Hockey designated evaluator)
  • Making Ethical Decisions (online evaluation) - facilitated by the Coaching Association of Canada. More Info.

Clinic Curriculum:

  • Drill Design and Progressions
  • Practice Design and On-Ice Prep
  • Seasonal Planning
  • Skills and Performance Analysis
  • Principles of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • Technical Skills
  • Individual Tactics
  • Team Tactics
  • Goaltending
  • Team Building and Culture
  • Communication
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • And more..

Team Designation

Role Courses Required
U13 - Carded Head Coach

Development 1

Instructional Stream Checking OR HU – ONLINE Checking

U13 - Carded Assistant Coach

Development 1

U15 - Carded Head Coach

Development 1

Instructional Stream Checking OR HU – ONLINE Checking

U15 - Carded Assistant Coach

Development 1

U18 - Carded (except U18 AAA) Head Coach

Development 1

U18 - Carded  Assistant Coach

Development 1

Junior B Head Coach

Development 1

Junior B Assistant Coach

Development 1

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