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CHECK TEAM CALENDARS FOR CRYHA COACHES MEETING DATES

Interested in Coaching the 2019-2020 Season?

Please call or email the corresponding Director if you have any questions otherwise please submit a resume to applications@cryha.com if you are interested in coaching for CRYHA this year.

Each Director will have their own process for interviewing and selecting coaches for a given team.  As soon as you hear from the Director, follow the instructions below to become a registered coach.  Read these instructions thoroughly, if you have any questions about the paperwork or process, please contact the Hockey Director Jacob Mars or Registrar Jenny Moe.

2019-2020 Coaches & Managers Registraion PENDING

Dan Bieurance

Boys Traveling Director

Phone: 612.986.7827

Jen Shirshov

Girls Traveling Director

Phone: 651.315.9695

Tim Matsche

Mite / U8 Program Director

Phone: 651.497.0230

Jacob Mars

Hockey Operations Director

Phone: 612-747-8869

MANDATORY DISTRICT 10 COACHES MEETINGS

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

MANDATORY COACHES MEETINGS

  • Monday October 15th @ Fogerty Arena 6-7pm & 7-8pm
  • Saturday October 20th @ Isanti Arena 11am-12pm & 12-1pm
  • Monday October 22nd @ Coon Rapids Ice Center 6-7pm & 7-8pm
  • Saturday October 27th @ Princeton Arena 1-2pm
  • Monday October 29th @ Rogers Ice Arena 6-7pm & 7-8pm

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

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 forwarded to Jacob Mars, CRYHA Hockey Director. These can be left in the mailbox at the rink or emailed. If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Mars.

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

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