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Classroom Venue:

Room: MAB 007

Lord Ashcroft Building

Anglia Ruskin University

Chelmsford Campus
Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ


Parking is free in the Queens and Sawyers car parks off of Hoffmans Way, on the left.

Enter the University via main reception in the Lord Ashcroft Building


Saturday – Registration –  08.45am

Course runs – 09:00 am to 17:00 pm (approx.)

Sunday   – Registration –  08.45am

Course runs – 09:00 am to 16:00 pm (approx.)

Eventbrite - EIHA Level 1 Coaching Course : Chelmsford

Ice Session Venue:

Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre

Victoria Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1FG

Ice Time: Sunday – 12:15 pm to 2:15 pm


Please note that attendance at ALL sessions is compulsory. To ensure all the course content is covered and to prevent disruption to other learners, late arrivals will not be permitted to join the course.


Tea, Coffee and Water are provided.

Lunch is not provided (there are local shops)

Attendees are not permitted to consume alcohol before or while attending a course or workshop.

Coaching Course Prerequisites

Before attending the course, learners must:


  • complete two Sports Coach UK e-learning modules: Discover Coaching and Inspiring Positive Behaviour in Sport (go to: sportscoachuk.coachwisehub.com/store)
  • Certificates must be taken with you to the EIHA Coaching Course as evidence of completion
  • be at least 16 on the first day of the course
  • be competent skaters
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading, writing and comprehension)
  • have a good working knowledge of the sport, the rules and the terminology of the game of Ice Hockey
  • have access to a practical ice hockey coaching environment for the duration of the course


Minimum Skill Proficiency to attend Coaching Courses

To attend, and pass an EIHA coaching course, coaches must be able to demonstrate and execute the following skills on ice with proficiency and under control.

Attendees must be able to demonstrate skating, stick handling, shooting, passing and pass receiving elements to a competent standard. Attendees will ideally have experience of playing ice hockey.


Skate forward / Skate backwards

Stop moving in all directions / Stop on both feet forward & backward

Carry out tight turn in both directions / Crossover efficiently forwards and backwards

Pivot forwards to backwards and backwards to forward


Note: should you not be able to demonstrate the above during the course due to injury or illness you must notify us before attending the course. Should your condition be of a temporary nature you may at our discretion be assessed separately.

The assessment will be carried out at a location as designated by the Association. The full cost of the assessment will be the responsibility of the candidate and payment will be required in advance. Qualification will not be issued until such time as assessments have been completed.


Please ensure that your course has been paid for prior to course date.

The cost of the course is £135.00 per person

If payment has not been made and processed before the course start date the candidate will be refused entry.

If you are unable to attend for any reason please contact the EIHA as soon as possible, as we have a waiting list.  Failure to do so will result in full/or part payment being forfeited, as follows:

Non-attendance without notice – full fee

Cancellation with less than 1 weeks’ notice – no charge if place is filled otherwise 75% of course fee

Cancellation with a minimum of one week’s notice – no charge if place is filled, otherwise 50% of course fee.