2016/17 Timekeeper Application Process (Whitby Minor Hockey)

Print2016/17 Timekeeper Application Process

SO YOU WANT TO BE A TIMEKEEPER?    


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How to get Started

Timekeepers perform a vital role in the game at all levels and demand for their services is on

the increase.

The Hockey Canada Officiating Program is for anyone interested in officiating the great game of

hockey, from beginners to seasoned veterans.


There are 2 main categories of Timekeepers for WMHA, with different application processes

for each. Please refer to the information below on how to apply.

Any questions or concerns regarding the process should be directed to Jaclyn Morden at jmorden@whitbyhockey.com



NEW TIMEKEEPERS – 14 YEARS OF AGE or ABOVE

Timekeepers are eligible to apply if they are 14 years of age as of December 31st

individuals who meet the following criteria and complete the following tasks.

- Currently be participating in Whitby Minor Hockey as a player.

- Completion of an application for Timekeeper

- Attendance at an information session for prospective timekeepers

Must be able to attend a MANDATORY training session
Tuesday, September 6th, 7:30pm-approx. 10:00pm
Ajax Community Center - HMS Room


Click Here for Application Form


All of the prospective applicants who meet the above criteria would be placed in a lottery. All names would be drawn

and assigned a numerical value in order of position. Applicants would be informed of their lottery position at the time of

drawing.


Prior to the start of the season, the number of new timekeepers required would be assessed based on a number of

factors, including attrition, as well as an assessment of games per timekeeper appropriate to be assigned.


The candidates would then be offered positions in order of their lottery position until the positions have been filled.


Once selected, the prospective candidates would be required to attend an OMHA training session, which would include

further orientation from WMHA on expectations regarding attendance, attire, et cetera.


Lottery positions will not carry over into the next season however should a need arise during the season, current lottery

positions will be used to offer positions.

Successful candidates will be notified - on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016


EXPERIENCED TIMEKEEPERS – 14 YEARS OF AGE or ABOVE

In order to meet with the needs of the Association, prospective experienced timekeepers would be placed in a separate lottery (as

required) based on meeting the same criteria as new timekeepers, and offered positions in order based upon need.


These Timekeepers have generally either moved into the Association from another jurisdiction, or are Whitby residents who have

previously been unable to find a position within WMHA, and have been timekeepers elsewhere, such as Whitby Girls Hockey, or


Whitby Lacrosse. Candidates must:

- Currently be participating in Whitby Minor Hockey as a player.

- Complete an application for Timekeeper

- Attend an information session for prospective timekeepers


The candidates would then be offered positions in order of their lottery position until the positions have been filled.

 of the current season. Positions are only available to


Once selected, the prospective candidates would be required to attend an OMHA training session, which would include

further orientation from WMHA on expectations regarding attendance, attire, et cetera.


Lottery positions will not carry over into the next season however should a need arise during the season, current lottery positions

will be used to offer positions.

Successful candidates will be notified - on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

 

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