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.
NEW FOR 2017-18!!!
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)
Below are two tabs to locate coaching clinics.
The first tab of Clinics After Aug 1 are all of the clinics posted on our new Clinic Registration System and also a July HP clinic in Michigan. If you are looking for upcoming clinics for the fall clinic season, please look here. You can find a PDF of the Registration Process below and also a video tour of the new system.
The second tab of June/July Clinics are for the few clinics that were posted for just those months on the old registration system. All pending clinics have been removed and are on the new system under the first tab.
All coaches begin by attending a Level 1 clinic and then progress through the levels year by year.
If your certification is expired, please read the Expired Certification FAQ below.
If you need to transfer or apply for a refund for an upcoming clinic, please read the Refund/Transfer policy below.
All coaches must be registered members of USA Hockey, click on the link below to register before trying to register for a coaching clinic.