Coaches Information

Coaches Forms:

2017-18 CYHA Coaches Application

USA HOCKEY COACHING SUMMARY INFORMATION:
What are the steps to become a USA Hockey Coach?

PLEASE NOTE – THE ITEMS BELOW MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO BEING ALLOWED ON THE ICE/BENCH!

2016-2017 CYHA Coaching Requirements/Checklist

2017-2018 CYHA
Coaching Requirements/Checklist

1)     Complete a CYHA Coaching Application

  1. 2017-18 CYHA Coaches Application

2)   Register with USA Hockey as a Player/Coach for the 2017-2018 season.

  1. Register now
  2. CYHA will reimburse all rostered coaches for this cost after January 1.
  3. USA Hockey Registration is required to access the Age-Specific Modules

3) Get Screened by NYSAHA

  1. If you need to be screened, see this link
  2. If you were last screened in 2014 or earlier, you need to be rescreened.
  3. To check your screening status, and get your screening number:
    i.     see this link, and click on the ‘Volunteers List’ at the bottom of page
  4. CYHA does NOT reimburse for this cost

4)     Find a coaching clinic to attend if necessary

  1. http://www.usahockey.com/page/show/892976-coaching-clinics
  2. Scroll down and search for an available clinic and register
  3. CYHA will reimburse for this cost after January 1, with receipt/proof of completion
  4. If you need to recertify your Level 3, see this link
  5. If attending Level 4, CYHA will only reimburse with PRIOR board approval

5) Complete the necessary Age-Specific Module

  1. http://www.usahockey.com/page/show/892966-age-specific-modules
  2. Must be completed before December 31 to continue coaching for rest of season.
  3. These modules are time consuming (~6 hours) so plan accordingly.
  4. Once begun, you have 30 days to complete the module
  5. CYHA does NOT reimburse for this cost

6) Complete SAFESPORT training. This is a free course and is good for two years. You can register and complete using the following link: SAFESPORT link

Upon completion of each step, please forward confirmation email / documentation to CYHA ACE director