Minor & Junior Coach Info (Kingston Panthers Rugby)

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Junior & Minor Coaches Information & Police Clearance

To ensure the safety and well-being of our Junior & Mini’s Members along with providing an enjoyable and engaging experience, the Kingston Panthers mandate that our coaches fulfill requirements as set out by World Rugby, Rugby Canada, and Rugby Ontario. We also encourage our coaches to continuously develop through the National Coaching Certification Program and other coach development opportunities.

Please see the information below outlining the requirements for Junior & Mini’s Coaches. This includes all head and assistant Coaches.

Requirements for all Junior & Minor’s Coaches:

1) Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance

A current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance (VSSPC) is required for all positions. A VSSPC is valid for three seasons. If you have a Police Clearance dated 2019 or older, it will need updating for the 2022 season.

2) World Rugby Modules

All coaches must have a current/valid certificate from the following World Rugby Education Modules:

World Rugby – Rugby Ready

World Rugby – Concussion Management for the General Public

World Rugby – Covid 19 - Return to Play Awareness for Coaches & Players 

World Rugby – First Aid in Rugby

3) Rowan’s Law

It is a requirement of the Government of Ontario as outlined in Rowan’s Law that all coaches review recommended Concussion Awareness Resources. 

4) Sportlomo Registration

Registration as a Coach for Kingston Panthers with Rugby Ontario & Rugby Canada. Please note that if you are also registering as a player or any other role to select a Multi-role registration, and you will only be charged for the highest membership type selected.