Bench Staff

In addition to coaches, each team must have a number of other volunteer representatives in the following roles:

Communications Officer

For the 2020–2021 hockey season, each team in Manitoba is required to appoint a Communications Officer who will be responsible for ensuring all individuals in and around the team are equipped with updated and relevant information regarding the COVID-19 health crisis. This appointed individual is ideally a parent volunteer OR a team staff member and is responsible for monitoring all relevant updates from the public health authorities and Hockey Manitoba. For more information on this role, please visit:

Parent Liaison

  • Role – The role of the parent liaison is to communicate parent concerns to coaches and if necessary, to SJAMHA executive according to Code of Conduct protocol.
  • Time Commitment – As needed as conflicts arise. Time commitment is normally minimal.
  • Training – No extra training is required.


Safety Representative