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.
Boys Traveling Director
Mite / U8 Program Director
D10 MANDATORY COACHES MEETINGS:TBD
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.
If you have questions about these forms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
And then take your USA hockey confirmation number and register as a coach on the www.coonrapidshockey.com/coaches tab.
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.
Coaches, volunteers, managers, and Board Members need to complete a Minnesota Hockey mandated background check prior to participating in team activities.
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
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!
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.
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 bench. See 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
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.