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2020-2021 Coaches & Managers Registration is NOW Open


COACHES CLINICS INFO

20-21 Season info TBD

The maximum # of participants per level is 75. These clinics fill up fast so please register early!

Coaches can attend any clinics listed on the USA Hockey website

Here is the website link to register for a clinic.

https://www.usahockey.com/coachingclinics

20-21 APPLICATION COMING SOON!


Todd Bushy

Boys Traveling Director

Phone: 612.412.6670

SCOTT BROWN

ACE Coordinator

Tim Matsche

Mite / U8 Program Director

Phone: 651.497.0230


MANDATORY DISTRICT 10 COACHES MEETINGS TBD

All head coaches must attend or assign an assistant coach to attend one D10 meeting. If your team does not have a coach attend a meeting your team will be assessed $500.
 

D10 MANDATORY COACHES MEETINGS:

TBD

 


Coach Paperwork Needed

Once you have registered to be a coach, there are papers that do need to be turned in to the registrar in order to be rostered on your team.  Without being 100% compliant with these requirements, you are not allowed to be on the bench or ice with your team.

Once you have registered, the following forms need to be turned into the registrar.  They can be turned in together by you to the metal box inside CRIC.  Please staple all of the items below together.

  • USA Hockey confirmation page
  • AGM completion certificate for the level you are coaching (if this applies)
  • Concussion Awareness Certification sheet (from the AGM or HeadsUp that is current from another CR sports program)
  • Coach Concussion Agreement form that  you've completely filled out 

If you have questions about these forms, please email jennymoe@cryha.com

STEP 1: REGISTER WITH USA HOCKEY and CRYHA

All coaches must be registered with USA Hockey prior to participating in any USA Hockey activities, including coaches clinics, practices, game, pre-tryout clinics, etc. Registration is $41.00 and can be completed by visiting:

www.usahockeyregistration.com

 

And then take your USA hockey confirmation number and register as a coach on the www.coonrapidshockey.com/coaches tab.

 

STEP 2: COMPLETE SAFESPORT CERTIFICATION

SafeSport certification and training is mandated by USA Hockey and the US Olympic Committee. Prior to participating in team activities, all adults with regular access to players must complete SafeSport. Training is required every two years. Be advised, SafeSport training links and information will be changing. Check www.usahockey.com for up to date information.

www.usahockey.com/safesporttraining

STEP 3: PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK

Coaches, volunteers, managers, and Board Members need to complete a Minnesota Hockey mandated background check prior to participating in team activities.

www.minnesotahockey.org/page/show/710969-screening

4. REGISTERING FOR COACHING EDUCATION CLASS

Coaching Education Program (CEP) classes are held throughout the state between September and December. Coaches must take a course until reaching level 3, when they can complete a refresher course every two years (twice maximum).

Register for course: www.usahockey.com/coachingclinics

Level 3 Recertification: www.usahockey.com/page/show/892995-level-3-recertification

Check certification: www.usahockey.com/page/show/893024-cep-list

STEP 5: AGE SPECIFIC MODULES & CONCUSSION TRAINING

USA Hockey mandates coaches complete the age-specific module for the age they are coaching. The age-specific module only needs to be completed once (per age group). Must be completed prior to being added to team roster!

www.usahockey.com/page/show/892966-age-specific-modules

Concussion Training is mandated by the State of Minnesota and Minnesota Hockey. Below is a link to complete. Print the certificate, sign the form below, and return to Registrar.

www.nfhslearn.com/courses/61064/concussion-in-sports


STUDENT COACHES

A student coach is a player between the ages of 13 and 17 properly registered with USA Hockey (step 1 above). They may not act as a head coach or assistant couch during practices or games.  They can be on the bench during games with an adult.  The Student Coach will count as one of the four coaches allowed on the bench.  They must wear a helmet with full face shield, gloves and skates while on the ice and must wear a helmet during games while on the benchSee the complete Student Coach policy in the USA Hockey Annual Guide.

The following must be completed and left in the mailbox at the rink.

USA Hockey Student Coach Information Form
USA Hockey Confirmation Page
Birth Certificate


Any student coach with a birth year of 2002 or prior is now required to complete their own Safe Sport certification.  This was added to the USA Hockey bylaws.

If a student coach has the above birth year or older, they will also need to turn in a copy of their completed SafeSport Completion Certificate before they can be officially rostered on the team and be on the bench/ice with the team; this is the same as adult coaches.

 

This form must be completed and signed by the parents, the students current coach, and a representative of the Association.