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Coaches Information

Coaching Requirements

Contact your associations registrar BEFORE proceeding to verify that you will be coaching or volunteering.  All association registrars MUST be notified of any applicant prior to any registration process.  Failure to do so could result in the association seeking reimbursement of associates registration fees.

Step 1: Register as a Coach with USA Hockey

Must register and obtain membership confirmation with USAH every year. Cost $56.

Step 2: Background Screen - Check with your local Registrar to see if you need to do this first before proceeding

Required every 2 years. All coaches, volunteers, referees, team managers, locker room monitors, billet families, board members, must Submit Consent to Screen BEFORE having any access to kids on-ice or off-ice! **Check with your local Registrar to see if you need to be screened before proceeding with this.

Step 3: SafeSport Training Module

All coaches, volunteers, referees, team managers, locker room monitors, billet families, board members, must have completed USA Hockey SafeSport online module BEFORE having any access to kids! SafeSport Modules are valid for one year. Refresher course available.

Step 4: Age Specific Modules

Must complete Age Specific Module for level you are coaching PRIOR to on-ice or off-ice coaching activities or contact with players.

Step 5: Check your Coaching Education Program (CEP) level using this link to see if you need to take a class.

View your CEP level and expiration date. Use the below link to sign up for a coaching clinic. Example: If your Level 2 expires Dec 31st of this year, you need to take a Level 3 clinic. CEP's must be current by December 31st of each year.

Helpful Information and Links

Link: Steps To Become a USA Hockey Coach

Information on certification guidelines and info on obtaining your Level 1, 2, 3, 4. All coaches begin by attending Level 1 clinic then progress through the levels year by year.

Link: SafeSport Training Module

All coaches, volunteers, referees, team managers, locker room monitors, billet families, board members, must have completed USA Hockey SafeSport online module BEFORE having any access to kids! SafeSport Modules are valid for one year. Refresher course available.

Link: Age Specific Modules

Must complete Age Specific Module for level you are coaching PRIOR to on-ice or off-ice coaching activities or contact with players.

Link: Level 3 Re-Certification

For coaches who have already attained their Level 3 and need to re-certify.

Link: List of USAH Coaching clinics available

Search for a clinic near you.