OMHA SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

For the purpose of this Social Media Policy, the policy will encompass public communications through all social media platforms that allow users to communicate online. (e.g. Instagram, Facebook, Team Snap, etc.)

This OMHA policy is applicable to all members of the OMHA Community including local minor hockey association Directors, and staff, teams, on-ice and off-ice officials, players, players' family members and supporters.

The purpose of this policy is to educate the local minor hockey associations on the risks of social media and to ensure all TEAMS, ASSOCIATION PERSONNEL and our COMMUNITY are aware of the following:

"that conduct deemed to be inappropriate may be subject to disciplinary action by the team, the local minor hockey association and or the OMHA."
 

We ask that you as members of N.A.S.C. Hockey and the community read this new policy so as to understand the Social Media Guidelines as well as follow them as written. 

You will find this information attached to this page below and is also available on the OMHA website.

Thank you for your support in recognizing the importance of this policy and please ensure that you conduct yourself in an appropriate and professional manner at all time whether in the arena or using any form of Social Media. 

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* MANDATORY GENDER IDENTITY AND GENDER EXPRESSION ONLINE TRAINING REQUIRED FOR ALL BENCH STAFF

 

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has announced the launch of a new training module for ALL team officials, to support trans-inclusive hockey in Ontario, Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression. This no cost course must be completed before a staff member can take part in a team event or be placed onto a roster.

This training is a mandatory requirement sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF)


All team officials require an eHockey account in the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) to register for and complete the two Modules. Once completed, notification will be posted to the team officials’ member profile on the HCR. 

In order to complete the first step is to ensure that all team officials have an eHockey account with Hockey Canada to sign up for the required clinic. Those who do not already have an eHockey account can click the following link to login and sign up for the course.

 

If you don't have an account you can create your ehockey account here:

https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/Account/Login.aspx?

Once your account is created an have logged into the OHF webpage your will select your name as the participant to register (free) and complete the online training. Once you have registered for the clinic, you will receive an email with instructions for completing the modules. 

Once you have successfully created your eHockey account, you can login and complete your training at the following link:

www.ohf.on.ca/view/ohfmainsite/team-officials/gender-identity-training


Any questions you may have related to the content of the modules can be directed to the OHF at education@ohf.on.ca

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