Coaches play a vital role to the player experience. Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey will be continually enhancing our coaching support network and identifying options for professional development. We recognize the countless hours our coaches dedicate to making the hockey experience even possible for players, and we want to make it a little easier to grow as a coach and help you have a great season coaching one of our teams.

Coaching with the TBirds

If you are interested in coaching with Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey, this section will provide some information and application form.


Certifications are required for every hockey coach within Canada. Find the most up to date information on requirements and clinic options here.

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Articles and Links

There are thousands of great articles and coaching resources. This section will provide links to some. If you have others, please let us know!

Hockey Canada Network App

Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey will have a license for our coaches to use the Hockey Canada Network App. Information to be provided at the beginning of the season.


Thunderbird Processes

From the coaching code of conduct to attending tournaments to getting reimbursed for your coaching clinic, this section will provide all the information.

Skills Providers

The Association is dedicated to providing opportunities for our players to maximize their development and to provide professional development for our coaches.