Coaching FAQ’s

Find answers to our frequently asked coaching questions, review the coaching FAQ’s below.

Q. I am a new U12R coach this season, do I need to complete the CSI course this year? I would like to continue to coach in the future.

A. No, U12R Coaches have the option to complete the Community Sport Initiation (CSI) coaching course or the Competition Introduction (CI) coaching course along with all other requirements at the U12 level.

For more details on the U12 Head Coach/Assistant Coach requirements please review the Coaching Pathways at https://ontario-ringette.com/games-and-tournaments/the-people/coaches/coaching-pathways/

Q. My coaching status is showing as In-Training, but I need to be listed as Trained to be qualified. What am I missing and what can I do?

A. To update your status on your locker profile from CI IN TRAINING you have two options:

  • You can become CI TRAINED by completing the Make Ethical Decisions module (clinic) and Coach Initiation in Sport module.
  • You can complete your CI On Ice Evaluation and update status to CI Certified *recommended.

Q. Is the Coaching Initiation in Sports Module mandatory?

A. Yes, it is a pre-requisite to signing up for CSI/CI. It is an online course that takes approximately 1 hour to complete. LINK

Q.  I am a head coach of a U14/U16/U19 A Level team. I have completed the CSI course already. Do I need to do Coach Initiation in Sport eModule?

A. Yes, the CIS course is a pre-requisite to signing up for CSI/CI. It is an online course that takes approximately 1 hour to complete. LINK

Q.  I have CSI and I want to sign up for CI. Do I need to do Coach Initiation Online Module?

A. Yes, the CIS course is a pre-requisite to signing up for CSI/CI. It is an online course that takes approximately 1 hour to complete. LINK

Q. I have my CI training but I have not completed CSI since my older daughter was in the Competitive stream. My younger daughter is in U9 and I want to coach her team. Do I have to do CSI or is CI enough training?

A. You must complete CSI Training to be qualified to coach U9.