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Coaching Requirements

STEP ONE: USA Hockey Registration

CLICK HERE to complete the USA Hockey Registration. Cost is $40 plus any affiliate fees.

STEP TWO: WAHA Background Screening

CLICK HERE to complete the WAHA Hockey Background Screening. USA Hockey is now screening coaches nationally every TWO years.

If you are not sure when you last completed a background check click on the following to email John Bresina.

 

John Bresina

Phone: 6124015695

STEP THREE: SafeSport Training

CLICK HERE to complete the SafeSport Training.

ALL COACHES are required to complete the SafeSport Training program every two years.  You must have the SafeSport Training completed by December 31.

STEP FOUR: Certification Clinic

CLICK HERE to register and attend the required Coaching Certification Clinic. (Cost is $40 plus any lunch fees if applicable) You can only attend one clinic per season. (The coaching clinic season for Levels 1-3 officially runs from September 1 to December 31.)

STEP FIVE: Online Age-Specific Module

CLICK HERE to complete the online Age-Specific Module for the age level of play you are coaching. (Cost is $10 per module) (The online modules are available from September 1 to December 31.)

 
 

STEP SIX: Blackhawk Hockey Coaching Application

Blackhawk Hockey Coaching Requirements

Items to be completed by July 31st:

  1. Complete Blackhawk Hockey Online Coaching Application - needs to be completed annually

Items to be completed by October 1st (If selected to be a coach):

  1. USA Hockey Certification Number & WAHA Affiliate Fee - needs to be completed annually
  2. Background Checks - needs to be completed once every 2 years
  3. WAHA Coach Concussion Acknowledgement Form - needs to be completed annually

Items to be completed by December 31st (if selected to be a coach):

  1. USA Hockey Coaching Education program (CEP Clinic) 
  2. USA Hockey Age Specific Module 
  3. SafeSport Training (New USA Hockey requirement starting in 2014-15) - needs to be completed once every 2 years