Field Hockey Canada > Coaching > Coaching Standards

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COMING SOON you will find information about coaching standards in all coaching contexts, including information about club, provincial, national and international qualifications. Thank you for visiting our coaching pages, please check back soon for more information.


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Coaches, staff and volunteers working with Canadian Field Hockey athletes are required to complete the following minimum prerequisite SafeSport trainings prior to working with athletes.

  1. Making Ethical Decisions; This facilitated MS modules can be taken through your provincial coaching representative. More information can be found here
  2. Making Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation: The evaluation is available for free upon completion of the MED module, and is accessed through your coaching Locker Account
  3. Making Headway: This is a self-paced eLearning module available for free through your coaching Locker Account.
  4. Criminal Record Check: Each coach must have a current criminal record check on file with their organization.

Any Coaches, staff members or volunteers working with Competition Development level athletes or above and/or will be attending a Nationally Sanctioned Event at any level (ie FHC National Championships U16/U18/U21) will also be required to complete the CAC SafeSport eLearning Module.  More information found here:

NOTE: CAC SafeSport Module is ONLY required at the Competition Development Level, at Community and Comp Intro it is **recommended** but not required.

For more information, please reach out to True Sport Manager, Jenn Beagan: