Concussion/Team Officials Info Session, News (Saugeen Shores Minor Hockey)

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Concussion/Team Officials Info Session
Submitted By Stephen Ballard on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
November 12th. We have the Rotary Room at the Plex booked from 7 -8:30 Here is the proposed agenda.

* Concussion 101 - Brock MacDonald (20 minutes)- on ice and bench- SSMHA policy / Hockey Canada Policy- BWDSB Concussion Recovery, possible 'treatment', testing, and 6-steps - Brock (10 min)

* How to be a Bench Staff - 10 min Coach and assistant Coach roles- how to get qualified for coachingTrainer role- how to get qualified for trainer or Manager role- qualifications needed, how to communicate with teams, what to do on the website - Forms you need to fill out, where to find them - Injury and suspension reporting

*What do the VPs Do? 5 min - run the tryouts and evals, recruit coaches, help with organizing teams- keep apprised of issues with each team- Cindy Thomson is the only exec who can contact the OMHA/WOAA directly

* What does the Registrar Do? - 5 min (Tara Somerville)- registration and liaising with families- rostering through OMHA, and the official roster importance- manage information for required items for players and bench staff- upload roster to website

* What does Public Relations do?-  5 min (Steve Ballard)- send out news - FB, website, emails- give website access to managers and executive- create email lists, produce training videos 

* Scheduler - 5 min (Rob Lamont)- how can your team get more ice time?- how can you get more PEP in your practice?Q&A - 10 min

If there are parents who are not currently Bench Staff or Coaches, but who want to hear more about the concussion information Brock is presenting, or about how the executive functions, please feel free to attend.

Steve Ballard, Public Relations, SSMHA
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