USA Hockey is a leader across all youth sports in developing coaches through education, training and communication of the best practices. Minnesota Hockey, USA Hockey and the Coaching Education Program take great pride in ensuring youth hockey coaches are prepared to create a safe and positive learning environment for all participants.
To meet these standards, a few basic steps are required for coaches to become certified. The following requirements must be completed before participating in any team activities, unless stated otherwise
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. A few basic steps requirements are as follows:
The text in red indicates a change in requirements from previous years.
Coaching Education Program Online Age-Specific Requirements (Must be completed PRIOR to participating in any team activities and cannot be added to a roster until completed)
USA Hockey Requirements (Must be completed before participating in any team activities)
Coaching Education Program Certification Clinic Requirements (Must be completed by Dec. 31)
To be reimbursed this form must be completed and turned into the Ely Blue Line Treasurer. Please include all receipts with completed Reimbursement form.