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Reminders / Tips for Coaches/Parents:
Submitted By Houseleague on Thursday, October 1, 2020
Reminders/Tips for Coaches and Parents:

•Players are to arrive at the facility entrance fully dressed - including skates. Helmets, gloves water bottles and shoes should be stowed in a small duffle bag. In order to ensure all safety measures and protocols are in place, Player’s hockey bags are NOT permitted.

•Goalies are to come fully dressed in their under gear (long underwear, pants, knee pads), chest protector, jersey, skates and pads can be applied once in the dressing room.



•Doors open at 15mins prior to the scheduled ice time. All participants (players/coaches/watchers) are to enter at that time in one group. There is to be no exceptions - LATE = No entry.

•Each team is to have 1 off-ice watcher. This person(s) is to attend every ice time and should be aware of emergency measures and safety protocols should something happen during your scheduled ice time.

•All participants (players/coaches/volunteers) are to complete the online COVID assessment form prior to each skate. We recommend that this form is filled out on the day of each scheduled ice time (not day(s) prior).

•All authorized participants must wear a face mask on entry of the facility and the mask must be worn until the helmet is placed on inside the dressing room. Remind players to use the designated hook at the marked skater positions in the dressing room to hang their face mask. Watchers are to wear their face mask at all times.

•Coaches/Watchers are reminded to check the dressing rooms one last time to ensure all players have exited the facility at the end of the practice.

•At this time, there are to be NO SPECTATORS for ages U8 and above. Only authorized coaches/watchers and volunteers are permitted. If parents enter the facility without authorized permission from STMHA, those parents and their players will be removed from future programming.

•Coaches are to be reporting absent Participants (to Vicki via email) after each scheduled ice time. Parents: please give your coaches/team managers a heads up if your player will be absent.

•A parent contact list (cell phone numbers/emails) should be readily available at all times. Some teams use What’s App/ Private Facebook Pages- Groups to quickly contact/communicate with parents. We encourage all teams to establish a solid communication strategy for the season.

•Parents should be encouraging their players to practice dressing and tying/untying skates at home to get the players familiarized as to what they are expected to do. Coaches/Watchers are able to assist when needed, but this can a time consuming task that may cut into the scheduled ice time if all players require their skates to be tied.
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