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2015-16 Coaching Education Dates

08/17/2015, 2:00pm CDT
By Admin

USA Hockey and the Coaching Education Program require both certification and registration to be eligible to coach. Registration is done online on a yearly basis. Certification is also required.  Click here for information about USA Hockey's Coaching Education Program.     A few basic steps requirements are as follows:

Coaching Education Program Requirements (CEP):

  • Find, register and attend the required certification clinic. You can only attend one clinic per season. (The coaching clinic season for Levels 1-3 officially runs from September 1 to December 31). (Yearly)
  • Complete the online age-specific module(s) for the age level of play you are coaching. (Cost is $10 per module).  The age-specific modules will be available online beginning 9AM MDT Monday, September 16th.  (One Time per Level)
  •  Must attend the required clinic and complete the necessary online age-specific module(s) by December 31 of the current playing season to continue coaching on January 1.

http://www.usahockey.com/page/show/892957-coaching-certification

Safe Sport (Every 2 Years):

  • All Coaches must complete Safe Sport Training prior to ANY activity or interaction with the team.  This training is FREE
  • The Safe Sport training is good for 2 seasons based on the USA Hockey registration season (not the exact date the course was completed).
  • A refresher course is available and mandatory for anyone who completed the training in the 13‐14 season.
  • Managers Must Complete Safe Sport Training as well.

STARTING THIS FALL - ALL MANAGERS AND COACHES MUST COMPLETE SAFE SPORT PRIOR TO ANY INTERACTION WITH THEIR TEAMS OR PLAYERS.

http://www.usahockey.com/safety?id=908023-usa-hockey-safesport-program

AHAI Mandatory Screening (One Time):

  • Everyone must consent to be Screened BEFORE beginning any officiating, coaching or manager activity, which includes clinics, power skating, officiating of practice or actual games and any other 'on-ice' or 'off-ice' hockey or manager activities  LHC pays for this screening
  • All coaches and managers must be screened by an AHAI approved agency.  Screening from other agencies will not apply.  This is a one time process.
  • Failure to comply will result in the referee, coach and/or manager being immediately suspended. In addition, the referee, coach and/or manager and organization will be referred to the AHAI Screening/SafeSport Committee.
  • LHC Registrar, Kari Michalek, will provide the access code for anyone required to complete the screening.  This will occur once coach/manager are added to rosters.

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