The Vancouver Thunderbird Minor Hockey promotes two mandatory programs as part of our risk management program. The Hockey Canada Safety Program (HCSP) and Respect in Sport (formerly Speak Out).
The Hockey Canada Safety Program (HCSP) uses a proactive, common sense approach to keeping athletes safe with the goal of the program to allow safety people to implement proper risk management programs with their teams. This is a certification program that all teams in Minor Hockey in Canada must have at least one person certified and registered.
The role of the safety person includes:
To register for an HCSP clinic please see the online clinic registration platform
Overview of the HCSP Program modules
The Respect in Sport Program is an online training course for coaches and sport leaders. It is designed to assist coaches and leaders in identifying abuse, bullying, harassment and neglect in sport. It must be completed for all coaches, managers, safety people involved with minor hockey.
To complete your Respect in Sport training module please go to the Respect in Sport Website. or the direct link at http://www.bchockey.net/Files/Respect%20in%20Sport%20-%20User%20Instructions%202009-09-01.pdf
Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey HCSP Meeting
The annual Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey HCSP meeting was held on Tuesday October 4, 2016. The presentation for this meeting can be found by clicking here HCSP Presentation (4-Oct-2016)
Hockey Canada Event Sanctioning Guidelines
The Hockey Canada Event Sanctioning Guidelines serves as a resource for managers and safety people for all non-hockey related operations. The BC Hockey Special Events webpage provides a link the the Special Events Sanction Application form.
Concussion Tool Kit
Concussion Awareness Training Tool. Cattonline.com provides up-to-date concussion education for parents and coaches. It includes video lessons and resources to effectively prevent, recognize and manage a players recovery.
Dr Ian Scott has written a number of information sheets:
Dr Ian Scott is the Undergraduate Family Practice Programs Director at UBC. He has a minor interest in sports medicine and concussions. He has been a Thunderbird HCSP for the past 7 seasons.
BC Hockey Risk Manager Bulletins - 2015
BC 2015-027 - Important Message Regarding Hazing
BC 2015-030 - Participant Injury Report
BC 2015-032 - Insurance & Entrepreneurial or Private Instructors
BC 2015-034 - Special Event Process
BC 2015-036 - Insurance Coverage - Out of Country and/or Players
BC 2015-038 - On-ice Helpers
Previous BC Hockey Bulletins:
USA Hockey Bulletins: