Mentor Application (2019-20) (Oshawa Minor Hockey)

Print Mentor Application (2019-20)
Please enter all information on this form to apply for Oshawa MHA Mentor position. Thank you for taking the time to express interest in the Oshawa Minor Hockey Mentor Program. Our Technical Director, Richard Bercuson, will review and contact you.
  1. Oshawa Minor Generals Hockey Club is accepting applications for the positions of Mentor to work with coaches in our development program.

    Our unique program, among the first of its kind in Canada, includes segment and seasonal plans and skills/tactics inventories for all ages and levels, and practice templates. We also focus on practice content and delivery models from Minor Novice (age 7) to Bantam (age 14) at AAA, AA, A and AE.


    Mentors are hired to assist coaches in the program’s implementation, be a resource for coaches, and give feedback on how to provide the best quality teaching. Mentors will be trained by Technical Director Richard Bercuson and will be answerable to the Oshawa Minor Generals board, specifically the VP.

    Mentor Responsibilities

    • Provide guidance and mentoring to coaches

    • Schedule attendance times with the Head Coach and/or coaching staff

    • Attend mentoring training sessions and other related meetings

    • Advise coaches on how to best implement the development plan as it pertains to a specific age group and level

    • Work with the Technical Director and V.P. Development on required adjustments to the development plan as it is a live document

    • Be able, on occasion, to assist with specific coaching clinic session

    Specifics of the Role

    • Attend up to 6 hours per team per month (Sept to Feb). Can be combination of practices and games, though the preference is practices.

    • Rate = $25/hr (all in rate). ** includes on-ice, travel, taxes, monthly mentor meetings, and invoicing.

    • Submit monthly invoices to Oshawa MHA Development.

    • Will be selected for or assigned to an age group/level.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Development 1 certification + Respect in Sport + Gender Expression

    • Demonstrated minor hockey coaching experience at competitive levels similar to Oshawa minor’s needs (eg. coached pee wee A/AA - interested in mentoring those levels)

    • Familiarity with Hockey Canada’s certification and specialty clinic programs

    • Deemed “in good standing” within Hockey Canada (ie. no outstanding suspensions)

    • Superior teaching ability and communication skills

    • Willingness to work within Oshawa Minor Generals framework and adopt its philosophy

    • Valid police check from Durham Regional Police from within the last two years

Your Contact Information
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  2. Please enter your email address, a copy of this form will also be sent to this address.
Age Group
Please checkmark the preferred age groups.

  1. Check All That Apply
  2. In case your preferred age group is not available, would you be open to mentoring another age group?
Hockey Experience
Please supply your hockey experience and why you would like to mentor with Oshawa MHA
  1. Please provide some background on your experience as a mentor. Which associations, when, what role and responsibliities?
  2. Why would you like to mentor
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