The experienced and accredited coaching staff for LGIHA dedicate many hours at the rink and in preparation for girls hockey. Our dedicated Coach Development team offer years of experience to coaches new and old, ensuring LGIHA provides the best instruction and leadership for the girls.

Required Courses for All Team Officials

Click the links to learn more about required courses:

Coaching Certifications

In addition to the required courses for all team officials, coaches must also achieve BC Hockey Certification for the following:

Division Hockey University Coach Level Development 1 High Performance 1 Make Ethical Decisions
U7 1
U11 2

Apply as a coach with LGIHA today by filling out the 2024/25 Coaching application form.

If you have any questions regarding the application or certifications, please email

Types of Coaches

Head Coach

The head coach is responsible for the safe growth and performance of our hockey players.

Assistant Coach

One or more assistant coaches support the instruction and development of players.

Player Coach

An older LGIHA player from the U18 divison, who works with a team of younger players, lending their expertise about hockey and providing a visual mentor for the kids to follow. Player coaches work with the coaching staff of their assigned teams on-ice during weekly practices.

Apply as a player coach by sending an email to to express your interest today!