skip navigation
Home News MWAHA Info Calendar Tournaments Player Development Coaches Safesport Officials Leagues Girls & Women More +

Welcome

to the Midwest Amateur Hockey Association. Official Affiliate of USA Hockey.

Usa hockey

Coaches Information

Coaching Requirements

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: List of USAH Coaching clinics available

Search for a clinic near you.

Step 1: Consent To Be Screened

Required every year! 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!

Step 2: Coaches USA Hockey Registration

$50 -- Must register and obtain membership confirmation with USAH every year.

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 two years. 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.

Link: Level 3 Re-Certification

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