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STEPS TO BECOME A USA HOCKEY CERTIFIED COACH

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.  

 

Step 1:  Click here to register with USA Hockey

Step 2:  Click here to register with Simsbury Youth Hockey

Step 3As appropriate, complete your Coach/Volunteer Screening, SafeSport Training, and Age Specific Modules (Required before participating in any on-ice activities).

 

a)  Coach / Volunteer Screening - The screening policy is to screen every coach / volunteer every two (2) years

Click here to submit your screening application.

 

b) Safesport Training - Safesport Training must be completed prior to participation in any on-ice activitiesSafesport training is required for all coaches and is valid for two (2) seasons.  Thus, if you took the training during the 2017-18 season, it was valid for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons and you will need to complete the SafeSport Refresher course for this 2018-19 season.  The Safesport Training and Safesport Refresher courses are available all season.  Valid Safesport certification is required in order for a coach to be placed on a roster.

Click here to register for Safesport Training.

 

c)  NEW!  2018-19 Age Specific Modules - Required age modules must be completed prior to participation in any on-ice activities.  The online age specific modules are now open for the 2017-18 season.  Coaches must be current members of USA Hockey in order to register for the modules.  Age module training is required in order for a coach to be placed on a roster.

Click here to register for a module.

 

Step 4: As appropriate, complete your Level CEP (Required by 12/31/18).

 

Coaching Education Program (CEP) Certification Clinics - Required CEP must be completed by 12/31 of the current season.  The USA Hockey coaching clinic season for Levels 1 - 3 officially runs from September 1 to December 31.  Level 4 clinics are typically held from April to August with some districts holding them as late as September/October.  Clinic schedules are updated regularly.  

Click here to find a coaching clinic.

Click here for Expired CEP Frequently Asked Questions