Hockey Edmonton: Respect in Sport online course is Mandatory starting with the 2012-2013 season
All Minor hockey parents are encouraged to take 60 minutes and go through the respect in sport program
Keep It Fun: On and Off the Ice
This 1 hour online program is designed to reinforce a parent's role in a child's activities, encouraging positive sport behaviours, and empowers parents to ensure the safety of their children, encourage positive and effective communication, and to enhance a child's fun and camaraderie of the activity.
Who should take this course? All players, coaches and parents involved in hockey.
(99% of parents are good people wanting to do the right thing)
The Respect in Sport Program is an online course designed to reinforce the role of parents in a child's sports activities, reinforce positive behaviours in sport, and provide insight into the role coaches, referees and other officials play in the game.
The Edmonton Northstars will be following the directive of Hockey Edmonton and Hockey Alberta which requires each family to have a parent(s) complete the one hour on-line Respect in Sport Parent Program. You will not be able to register your child if you have not completed the Respect in Sport Program.
To complete the program, simply visit the Hockey Edmonton website (www.hockeyedmonton.ca) and click on the Respect in Sport Parent program. You will then be prompted to register on-line for the course. There is a fee ($12 plus GST) to complete the course. Once you have completed the 60-minute on-line class, you will receive a confirmation code. You'll need to have this code in order to be able to register your child for hockey.
Please remember that you must bring your Respect in Sport confirmation code in order to register your child for the 2012-13 hockey season.
According to Rob Litwinski, General Manager Hockey Alberta: (The program is an effective tool for parents to improve their own experiences and the experiences of their children of the game.÷
For more information on this program or if you have a technology-accessibility issue, contact firstname.lastname@example.org