Please call or email the corresponding Director if you have any questions otherwise please submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Boys Traveling Director
Girls Traveling Director
Mite / U8 Program Director
Hockey Operations Director
MANDATORY COACHES MEETINGS
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:
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 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
This form must be completed and signed by the parents, the students current coach, and a representative of the Association.