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Coach Coordinator

Coaches Corner


Welcome to CMHA Coaches!

Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association has a coaching philosophy of creating a positive, safe environment that promotes good sportsmanship and focuses on:

  1. Player development (individual skills & teamwork).

  2. A positive experience for every player.

We are always looking for great Coaches within CMHA and if you’re interested please see the Application below.

Coach Applications

The Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association (CMHA) is now accepting coach applications for the 2023-2024 season for both Rep and House Teams.

CMHA is seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals that meet the required certifications at the applicable level.

CMHA coaches will demonstrate a commitment to the athletes’ physical and mental well being.

Coaches are expected to have excellent interpersonal skills, showcasing a high level of integrity and honesty in working with a wide range of individuals, teams, and organizations.

The roles and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Work with the CMHA Board of Directors / Division Director and Executive Manager on an as needed basis to maintain development programs for players.

  • Attend and assist with Fall Evaluations as well as other evaluation and development sessions.

  • Prepare and Deliver a season plan including off ice requirements, practice plans, and game line-ups.

  • Select qualified assistant coaches, team manager, and other team personnel as needed.

  • Attend CMHA Coaches meetings as required.

  • Develop an ongoing program that provides a consistent experience for players and parents.

  • Be a liaison with other division coaches in the association to develop a long-term program.

  • Successful applicants will be required to provide a Criminal Record check.

Candidates wishing to apply must complete the CMHA Coach Application Form (click link). Applicants from both parent and independent coaches will be accepted.

If you are interested in this role, please submit your expression of interest to along with application form. Only those being considered for the position will be contacted for an interview.

Ryan Newman

Coach Coordinator



Coquitlam Minor Hockey is very grateful for the assistance of their community sponsors. 

Together we make the difference!

Please contact our Sponsorship Director for information and benefits of sponsorship.