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AMHA Is Accepting Applications for Additional Directors' Positions
Submitted By Carrie Reynolds on Sunday, July 3, 2016
As approved by the Members at the recent Annual General Meeting, the AMHA will have two additional Directors' positions; Director of Coaching and Director of Trainers.  In addition, in light of the recent elections, the position of Vice-President is now vacant. 

The AMHA is now accepting applications for these three positions.  Applications must be submitted online by no later than August 2, 2016.

For all board positions a Director:

·       Shall be eighteen (18) or more years of age;

·       Shall not be an un-discharged bankrupt or of unsound mind;

·       Shall be a Member of the Association throughout his or her election or appointment;

·       Shall remain a Member of the Association throughout his or her term of office.

Please note before applying you must be sponsored by two AMHA members in good standing.  These members will be contacted to confirm your nomination.


Pre-requisite:  Minimum one (1) year on the AMHA Board
Term: One (1) year

     The Vice-President shall:

·         Assume the duties of the President in the absence for any reason of the President;

·         Responsible for arranging and obtaining ice time and schedules for all authorized league games and

·         Obtain all OMHA insurances for AMHA relating to all ice permits;

·         Monitor adherence by the Board to all existing Policies and inform the Board with respect to any 
          inconsistencies between existing Policies and a proposed policy;

·         Be available to assist any Director requiring assistance in the completion of his or her functions;

·         Carry out duties as assigned by the Board Committee or the President;

·         To serve the best interest of all players registered with the AMHA House League and OMHA as
          Chairman of “The Fair Play Committee”;

Director of Coaching

Pre-requisite:  Minimum of Four (4) years of coaching at the Representative Level
Term: Two (2) years

      The Director of Coaching shall:

·         For purposes of establishing, implementing and evaluating on ice and off ice technical development
          programs, liaise with the OMHA Director and the Major & Minor House League Directors;

·         To recruit and train volunteers to perform the functions required for technical development;

·         To carry out other duties as assigned by the Board

·         To assist the O.M.H.A. Director and the House League Directors in the process of enhancing player
          and coach development initiatives;

·         To organize coaching clinics for A.M.H.A. coaches;

·         To set up instructional coaching meetings, as needed, throughout the hockey season to update
          coaching development;

·         To monitor coaches, periodically, throughout the year in order to recommend areas of improvement;

·         To assist with Coaching Feedback/Evaluation Process for parents and to act as mediator in
          Parent/Coach conflicts

·         To chair the Coach Selection Committee for AMHA coaching positions; the selection committee will 
          include the OMHA Director, the Director of Officials and two other candidates approved by the Board.

·         To receive all coaching applications and ensure that coaching criteria as determined by the O.M.H.A.
          are met;

·         Be a member of the Fair Play Committee;

·         To assist the O.M.H.A. Director with administrative functions.

Director of Trainers
HTCP Level III Certification, minimum three (3) years hockey experience
Term: Two (2) years

     The Director of Trainers shall:


·         Serve as a voting Director and will lead the AMHAs Safety and Risk Management programs for the
          benefit of participants, parents and volunteers in the AMHA
s hockey programs and activities;
·         Demonstrate the values of the Hockey Trainers Certification Program (HTCP);
·         Promote and enhance the safety of all participants in the AMHA;
·         Assist in identification of training needs for the AMHA;
·         Mentor team trainers;
·         Develop a network of resources available to AMHA Trainers;
·         Assist in elevating the role of each teams Trainer;
·         Collect, monitor and ensure proper disposition of reporting forms relating to on and off-ice incidents 
          resulting in injury to a player, volunteer, team official, on-ice official or other participant;
·         Participate on a regular basis in hockey safety and risk management education activities sponsored or
          promoted by the OMHA, HC, OHF or HDCO; and
·         To carry out other duties as assigned by the Board.

To apply for a Director's position, please click here to complete the online application form.


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