Coaches (Oshawa NASC Hockey - Durham Region's #1 Instructional Hockey Program)


We are always looking for Coaches to add to our N.A.S.C. Hockey family. If you are an experienced coach or someone who is looking to get started please contact N.A.S.C. Hockey for more information.

N.A.S.C. Hockey is looking for House League coaches for the 2022-2023 season.

Click here to volunteer and get started!

HOUSE LEAGUE COACHES                                                                                        

**Notice: All eHockey functionality is incorporated into HCR 3.0. If you have been registered in hockey previously as a Player, Coach, Official or Trainer, you can view your profile by creating a Hockey Canada Registry (HCR 3.0) account (if you have not already done so).

Click on the following link for assistance with HCR 3.0:

Setting Up your Hockey Canada Registry Account
How to link a Member in the Hockey Canada Registry

Hockey Canada has developed coaching qualifications that all Team Officials (Coaches, Trainers and Managers) are required to complete. All qualifications were developed to ensure all participants have a full understating of the Hockey Canada health and safety protocols and are prepared to return to the rink in a safe and healthy manner.

All N.A.S.C. Hockey rostered team officials must hold the required OMHA certifications. It is important that the volunteers we place behind the benches with our kids is properly certified to do so by our governing body, OMHA.

This includes completion of the following course(s);
Gender Identity and Expression course
Respect in Sport Activity Leader program
Rowan's Law acknowledgement and must submit a current Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference check to the respective neighbourhood association Hockey Chairperson. 

Team officials within different divisions and levels of play will require further Training/Certification.

2022-2023 Team Officials Qualifications and Requirements

If you are interested in coaching House League this season please CLICK HERE.


All House League Coaches must register as Bench Staff through the HCR system. This ensures all of your Hockey Canada waivers are signed; there is no cost associated with this registration. Bench staff registration is currently open. Please proceed to the N.A.S.C. HOCKEY online HCR store to register: MHA Registration Page (

Gender Identity and Expression                                                                                                                                           
The OHF requires all team officials to complete Gender Identity and Expression. There is no cost associated with this course.

Two (2) required steps:

If needed, register for a Hockey Canada account - CLICK HERE

Once your account has been established, visit the  HCR website to find your clinic and register for the course.
All the course modules can be completed online.

Respect in Sport: Activity Leader Course                                                                                                                             
16 years or older
Does not expire
Takes approximately three (3) hours to complete online
Cost is $30
Can be completed online at

Criminal Reference/Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC)                                                                                                            
Contact DRPS, they will require two (2) pieces of government issued ID (one with photo), you can now apply online on the DRPS website 
The cost for this is fully covered when accompanied with a letter from O.C.C.N.A (neighbourhood association), please contact N.A.S.C. Hockey admin staff to obtain a copy of this letter

If required, coaches are asked to provide the original clearance letter to their neighbourhood association for validation
As a reminder, VSC’s are valid for a period of three (3) years, and are only valid for persons aged 18 and older

Bench Composition: House League 
All House League teams must have a minimum of three (3) rostered bench staff members. Teams must have a certified Head Coach and Registered Trainer (HTCP) and a Team Manager. All bench staff must be approved by Oshawa N.A.S.C. Hockey.