VP of Development

The SLMHA Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dallas Hand as our VP of Development.

In 2020 SLMHA changed the structure of the former Director of Development role in order to better meet the needs of both our Association Players and Coaches.

West Central Hub - Coach Application

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Coach & Assistant Coach:

  • All SLMHA Divisions - Complete Form to the right
    • U11 HADP Coach Applications due - July 14th, 2023
  • All West Central Hub Tigers & Panthers Divisions-NOW CLOSED

On-Ice & Off-Ice Helpers:

  • All Divisions

If interested in any of available positions, please complete the adjacent coaching application online.

For any questions, please contact us at: general@slmha.hockey 

SLMHA Lakers - Coach Application

Coach Applications 2023


    Learn to Play (4-8yrs)U7 (5&6yrs)U9 (7&8yrs)U11 (9&10yrs)U13 (11&12yrs)U15 (13&14yrs)U18 (15,16,17yrs)

    Welcome Coaches, On-Ice Help & Managers! 

    Thank you for volunteering your time & energy to help give our kids a great season back on the ice! There are a few things we will require as per Hockey Alberta regulations: 
    • Criminal Record & Vulnerability check that has been issued since May 1, 2022. A letter requesting a CRC for the purpose of Coaching is available upon request. Coaches must request a CRC & Vulnerable Sector check in person at the Sylvan Lake RCMP Detachment
    • Respect in Sport Activity Leader - Coaches & On-Ice Help or anyone who will be on the bench or ice it is required
    • Coach Requirements - vary by position, please refer to Coach Requirement link below to make sure you meet requirements.
    • Safety - please make sure that your Safety Course is held by either a Coach, Assistant Coach or Manager. Each team requires one Safety person.


    CONTACT INFO & CREDENTIALS: Please submit as soon as possible! Please submit your contact information & credentials using the following Google Form link: Coaching Staff Contact Form 2023-2024 
    Here are a few links to assist you with completing Coaching Staff Contact Form:
    HOCKEY CANADA SPORDLE (HCR 3.0)https://register.hockeycanada.ca/home
    *This is the new HCR, you will likely need to create a new Hockey Canada ID as their old logins were not carried over from HCR 2.0. They will be able to check all their Coach Certifications, HCR #, Respect in Sport Certificates & Expiry. 
    RESPECT IN SPORT - ACTIVITY LEADER (RIS)https://ha.respectgroupinc.com/koala_final/
    *To look up RIS # &/re-certify
    *Coaches must have all requirements for their position completed by November 15th. 
    *Coaching clinics are starting up. Please be sure to check out dates for courses you may require. 
    Expense Report to be signed off by the Division Director no later than November 15th, 2023. Please see attached expense report. 

    Hey Coach!

    Is your Bench Staff ready?

    Click the chart for requirement details.

    Tom's Talk for Coaches

    Tips for Tom Renny of Hockey Canada on Coaching.


    Practice Plans
    Developement Ice Session Dates
    Up Coming Clinics