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Open Positions

The Coon Rapids Youth Hockey Association (CRYHA) Board of Directors is made up of volunteers who want to help deliver on the mission of “striving for excellence through sportsmanship, player development and teamwork.” 

Positions up for annual meeting elections, March 2022:

The Current Bylaw language indicates: The elected positions up on even year elections shall be the Vice President, Girls Traveling Director, Coaching Director, Recruiting and Retention Coordinator, and Treasurer.

The following board member positions are currently proposed as due up for election on the even year within the suggested Bylaw edits: Vice President, Girls Traveling Director, Coaching Director, Recruiting and Retention Coordinator, and Secretary.


The Vice President is responsible for assisting the President with the administrative and hockey operations of the organization, including but not limited to, oversight of all billing of association members. The detailed responsibilities of the Vice President shall be determined by the President. The Vice-President shall, in the absence or disability of the President, perform the duties and exercise the powers of the President, and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors shall prescribe. The role of the Vice President may require a hard credit check by the CRYHA financial institution.

The Secretary shall attend all CRYHA board meetings and record all votes and the minutes of all proceedings in a book kept for that purpose. Other duties may include maintaining master files, facilitate elections, updating these bylaws and Coon Rapids Youth Hockey Association Policies and Procedures Handbook. He/she shall give, or cause to be given, notice of all meetings of the members and of the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors.

The Girls Traveling Director is responsible for all girls traveling hockey teams within the CRYHA organization. The Girls Traveling Director operates and performs all functions related to girls traveling teams within the greater function of the Hockey Operations side of the organization. Working in conjunction with the Hockey Operations group and the Board of Directors, the Girls Traveling Director’s duties include, but are not limited to: coordination and oversight of the tryout process for all girls traveling levels, recruitment, selection and supervision of coaches for all youth traveling teams, coordination and oversight of all player evaluation meetings and support for the Coaching Director in the coordination and completion of coaching clinics. In conjunction with the Hockey Operations group and Executive Board, the Girls Traveling Director shall oversee the conduct of all parents, coaches and players participating in the Girls traveling program. If the Girls Traveling Director finds any conduct inconsistent with the policies of this organization, or finds that coaches are not adhering to coaching standards or coaching policies established by the Board of Directors, he/she shall have, with concurrence of the Executive Board, the responsibility of communicating the agreed upon appropriate disciplinary action to the offending party.

The Recruiting and Retention Coordinator is responsible for all activities in pursuit of recruiting new players to the organization and retaining current players. The Recruiting and Retention Coordinator will oversee the equipment loan program, along with the Mite Director.

The Traveling Coaching Director is responsible for oversight of all coaching activities for all traveling teams. The Traveling Coaching Director operates and performs all functions related to coaching for traveling teams within the greater function of the Hockey Operations side of the organization. Working in conjunction with the Hockey Operations group and the Board of Directors, the Traveling Coaching Director’s duties include, but are not limited to: the recruitment and selection of coaches for all traveling teams, coordination and completion of coaching clinics, management and resolution of coach/player and coach/parent issues, and coordination and oversight of the coach evaluation process.

The Treasurer shall have the custody of the organization’s funds and securities and shall keep full and accurate account of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the organization, and shall deposit all monies and valuable effects in the name of and to the credit of the organization, in such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements and shall render to the President and other directors at the regular meetings of the Board of Directors, whenever they may require it, an account of all transactions as Treasurer and of the financial condition of the organization. The Treasurer, along with the Vice President, is responsible for the oversight of all billing of association members (e.g. registration fees, ice bills, etc.) He/She shall give the organization a bond, if required by a majority vote of the Board of Directors, in such amount as may be determined and with one or more sureties satisfactory to the Board of Directors, for the faithful performance of his office, and for restoration to the organization, in case of his death, resignation, retirement or removal from office, of all books, papers, vouchers, monies and other property of whatever kind in his possession or under his/her control, belonging to this organization. The role of Treasurer is subject to a background and hard credit check. The treasurer shall have no access to the gambling financial account or funds.