Bench Staff Requirements

Hockey Alberta Team Bench Staff Requirements - please click here (as per SGMHA's Manager Manual bench staff will require the Respect in Sports - Coach course and valid CRC prior to being registered on a team HCR Roster)

Hockey Alberta Clinics - Dates & Locations, and to register please click here
*Reimbursement for any coaches courses will be done once the bench staff has been announced for a team.

To check your current coaching qualifications please click here

SGMHA will only reimburse coaches courses that the head coach has taken as required for the level they are coaching. Receipts must be submitted to the office ( for reimbursement. 

SGMHA will reimburse safety and respect in sports - coach courses taken for assistant coaches for the year they are assisting. Receipts must be submitted to the office ( for reimbursement.

SGMHA uses Backcheck to conduct it's background checks on bench staff.  Once the bench staff has been confirmed an email will be sent to them with an online application to complete within one week.  This check will only need to be completed every two years. There is no cost associated with this check, if you are requested to pay to complete the backcheck, please contact the office before proceeding.  Bench Staff who pay for the background check will not be reimbursed.

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