Bench Staff (West Northumberland Girls Hockey Association)

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The OWHA defines minimum requirements for all team staff positions. In order to register as a staff member on a team roster with the OWHA, these minimum requirements must be met.

Requirements are submitted online as part of the staff registration process, using the Ramp Registration system. It is up to each volunteer to maintain their volunteer profile and to ensure all requirements have been fulfilled - if in doubt, please ask! If you have questions, please contact [email protected].

Required for all Positions

All team staff and volunteers must have the following courses completed prior to volunteering:

  • Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders
  • Gender Identity and Expression
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
    • All team staff - including head coaches, assistant coaches, practice staff, trainers, managers, etc. - must provide an acceptable Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Police checks are valid for up to 3 years however, a Declaration Form must be completed in for the years between the PVSC. Both forms can be found by clicking here
Head Coach Requirements
Assistant Coach Requirements
  • It is recommended that Assistant Coaches have the recommended requirements as per the OWHA Qualification Requirements located on the OWHA website at
Trainer Requirements