GMHA is currently open to applications for the position of Head Coach for the 2024-2025 Rep season, which includes AAA, AA, A, & BB teams. The application deadlines are as follows:
- AAA: December 11, 2023, by 11:59 PM
- AA, A, & BB: December 23, 2023, by 11:59 PM
To apply, please complete the entire application online using the link provided. Please note that we will not accept applications sent via email.
2024-2025 Rep Coach Application Link
Please ensure that you complete all the mandatory questions marked with an asterisk. Additionally, prepare your one-page Coaching Philosophy/Coaching Motivation, Hockey Resume, and an age-appropriate 50-minute practice plan in a PDF format. The application form will prompt you to attach these documents with your name (e.g., Connor McDavid - Practice Plan). You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been successfully submitted.
Following the application deadline, the selection of coaches for existing coaches will be based on the following criteria:
- Eligibility in accordance with our Rules of Operation.
- Results from Parent and Player Surveys.
- Results from the Development Team Survey.
- Commitment to our Development program
- Years of coaching the same age group.
GMHA will once again appoint an independent professional group, consisting of individuals with backgrounds in sports, hockey, and HR, to form the Coach Selection Committee (CSC). They are impartial, non-board members, and not affiliated with GMHA as employees. Coaching interviews will commence shortly after the application deadline, although not all applicants may be interviewed.
Tryouts are scheduled to begin following the OHF Championship Weekend, which is set for April 19-21, 2024. Tryout dates for each level are as follows:
U14 & U16
- AAA: Monday, April 22, 2024
- AA: Monday, April 29, 2024
- A: Monday, May 6, 2024
- BB: Monday, May 13, 2024
U10, U11, U12 U13, & U15
- AAA: Saturday, April 20, 2024
- AA: Saturday, April 27, 2024
- A: Saturday, May 8, 2024
- BB: Saturday, May 11, 2024
If you are currently a Head Coach, we extend our gratitude for your commitment and your interest in applying for a Head Coaching role in the 2024-25 season. If you are not currently a Head Coach but have previous experience or an interest in becoming one, we encourage you to seriously consider submitting an application for the upcoming season.
You can find the current (2023-2024) OMHA qualification requirements for Head Coaches (and team officials) at OMHA’s Team Official Qualifications Requirements. Please note that these qualifications may change for the next season.
We appreciate your consideration in advance. Becoming a Head Coach is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive impact on players in our Association.