West Grey Minor Lacrosse is very fortunate to have experienced volunteer coaches again this year with an expanding coaching team but we can always use more helping hands. Please contact Corey Reay [email protected] if you are interested in coaching for 2024:
Interested in Coaching?
Coaches must attend a one day Community Development clinic offered by the OLA, complete an online concussion awareness module, and complete a Police check.
House league coaches/"floor helpers" do NOT need to attend an OLA coaching clinic.
All bench staff must complete a vulnerable sector check (police check). Please contact our privacy officer for a letter to request your police check at: [email protected]
Please contact the executive if you are interested in either clinic or email: [email protected] for general information or visit ontariolacrosse.com.
We are also looking for more trainers for 2024. Each team must have their own trainer on the bench for games and only 1 trainer can be on the bench. The following list are recognized:
1) Any St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid course of 8 hours (or more)
2) Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & Basic CPR course
3) Sport Alliance of Ontario/Canadian Red Cross Sport First Aid course
4) Ontario Hockey Trainer’s current certification program
5) A professional designation which includes a current letter of employment (acceptable examples: MD; RN; Police Officer, Firefighter, First Responder, Paramedic)
6) Lifesaving Society (Ontario) Standard First Aid course
7) Action First Aid Standard First Aid course
8) Rescue 7 Standard First Aid course
9) Lifesaving Society (Quebec) Emergency First Aid/AED-Sports & Recreation
10) Workplace Medical Corp Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED Awareness
11) Workplace Medical Corp Standard First Aid/CPR/AED Awareness
>>CLICK HERE FOR OLA COACHES/TRAINERS INFO<<
This important roles ensures the smooth operation of the team and allows the coaches to concentrate on lacrosse activities. The role includes:
-relaying floor times to parents, scheduling changes & helping to manage attendance
-submitting game sheets to the Zone
-assisting with tournament(s)
-team webpage content, rosters
The parent rep will help with the above manager duties but the main role includes:
-promoting volunteer opportunities for parents and collecting volunteer hours at the end of the season
-helping to organize home game box duties (scorekeeper, time clock & shot clock)
Police checks are mandatory for coaches, trainers and some volunteers. Please contact the executive with your intent to be a coach, trainer or "floor helper" before getting this done. There is a letter to bring to your local police services that our privacy officer can provide at your request. Contact [email protected] to request the letter.