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HTCP Level III Trainers Clinic - Sudbury - May 25, 2019

The Northern Ontario Hockey Association is pleased to announce that a Hockey Trainers Certification Program (HTCP) Level III Clinic has been scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Sudbury as part of the 2019 NOHA Development Weekend.

The HTCP Level III Clinic is an advanced program, providing the participant the opportunity to enhance their skill and knowledge level through group discussions and hands-on experience.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Practical Nutrition

  • Shoulder and Knee Injuries

  • Head/Neck/Spinal Injuries

  • Severe Lacerations

  • Introduction to Athletic Taping

Upon completion of the clinic, participants will be required to write the HTCP Level III Exam on their own and must achieve a passing grade of 75% to receive their certification. HTCP Level III certification expires every three years with an expiration date of August/Year.


Participants must hold a current valid Level II Trainers card to attend. Current Level I Trainers who are interested in attending can provide proof of Standard First Aid (or other equivalent qualifications) plus a fee of $5.65 to be upgraded to Level II and be eligible to attend the Level III Clinic.

Participant Fee

The cost to attend the Level III Clinic for NOHA participants is $132.74 + HST ($150.00). The fee includes lunch and dinner, as well as the HTCP Level III Manual, Nancy Clark Nutrition Book and Athletic Taping/Bracing Book. This cost has been reduced significantly through a subsidy received by the NOHA Executive.

The Level III Clinic is not restricted to NOHA Members only, however, the cost to attend for outside NOHA participants is $265.49 + HST ($300.00).

Agenda and Location

The course length is 9 hours (approximately 12 hours in total when factoring meals and breaks), and is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM and end at 8:45 PM. The location of the Clinic is the Laurentian University Campus.

Facilitator – Chuck Dufton

Chuck has been involved with the Ontario Trainers Program almost since its inception in 1988. Throughout his tenure with Hockey Eastern Ontario (previously Ottawa District Hockey Association), he has been involved in all aspects of training from house league to the National Hockey League. He is the HEO’s trainer coordinator and Master Course Conductor, as well as a Subject Matter Expert with the Hockey Canada Safety Program. Hockey Canada has called upon him to assist in various symposiums across the country. Chuck’s dedication to the sport, the training program, and Risk & Safety Education continues to have a positive influence on all trainers/safety individuals in the HEO branch. Chuck is also in his fifth year as the Chairman of the Trainers Committee for the Hockey Development Centre of Ontario. Chuck has delivered the last three HTCP Level III Trainer Clinics in the NOHA.


If you are a registered on a team within the NOHA and would like to attend the HTCP Level III Trainers Clinic, please register here. If you have any questions or if you are from outside the NOHA and would like to register for the Clinic, please contact NOHA Technical Director, Andrew Corradini at or (705) 474-8851.

The final day to register is April 19, 2019

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