All Coaches should be extremely familiar with and must follow the LRYHA Concussion Policy as well as USA Hockey's "Heads Up Hockey" program. Click on the link to the concussion policy above. For the CDC's on line training course on concussion visit -
The links to "Heads up Hockey" can be found below under skills and drills or by visiting www.usahockey.com under the tab Education and Training and then Safety Education. Please remember that safety is our number one responsibility.
Click on the back ground check logo above and complete your required back ground check
You must also complete the Safesport Training and Certification
SafeSport Code of Conduct: http://nhhockey.com/files/nh_safesport_code_of_conduct2.pdf
All coaches are required to complete coach's education programs at a level appropriate to the one they are coaching. The courses are good for three years and then require recertification. See below for the appropriate certification level and the links to where a clinic can be found. If you are re-certifying, you can do so on line or attend a clinic.
|LEVEL OF PLAY||COACHING EDUCATION PROGRAM LEVEL|
|8 & Under (Mite)||Level 1|
|10 & Under (Squirt)||Level 2 (Prerequisite Level 1)|
|12 & Under (Pee Wee)||Level 3 (Prerequisite Level 1 and 2)|
|14 & Under (Bantam)||Level 3 (Prerequisite Level 1 and 2)|
|16 & Under (Midget)||Level 3 (Prerequisite Level 1 and 2)|
|18 & Under (Midget)||Level 3 (Prerequisite Level 1 and 2)|
|Midget I (Tier I & Tier II National Tournament-bound)||Level 4 (Prerequisite Level 1, 2 and 3)|
“All ice hockey coaches and instructors of registered USA Hockey youth, high school, disabled, girls/women’s 19 & under and below programs MUST wear an approved ice hockey helmet during all on-ice sessions, including practices, controlled scrimmages and coach and referee clinics (seminars).”
AVOID ACCIDENTS - SAFETY FIRST
Coach's are encouraged to check out and complete the USA Hockey Self evaluation form - click below. This form is presented by USA Hockey and is a good form to use to self evaluate yourself as a coach. Good coaches are always evaluating and learning and we encourage you to do the same. Fill out this form now and then compare it to how your players rate you during our mid-season evaluation.
We are looking for coaches for the 2018/2019 season!
We are looking for people that may be interested in coaching for the 2018/2019 season. Now is the time to let us know you are interested! Head coaches and assistant coaches are needed at all levels! WE NEED YOU!
Mites: Birth year 2010/2011 (and possibly 2012+ depending on experience)
Squirt: Birth years 2009/2008
Peewee: Birth years 2007/2006
Anyone is welcome.... head coach, assistant coach, helpers.... it takes a village!!
No experience necessary!