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Level 5 Symposium

2023 Level 5 Coaches Symposium

The 2023 USA Hockey Level 5 Coaches Symposium, where aspiring coaches from across the country will gather in Falmouth, Massachusetts to attain the highest certification offered by USA Hockey, is set for May 4-7, 2023, at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel.

The Symposium will offer general sessions, the opportunity to explore innovative approaches to coaching in rotating breakout sessions. The final list of speakers for the Symposium, which will feature some of the most accomplished coaches from across the world, will be available closer to the dates of the event.

Registration for the 2023 Level 5 Coaches Symposium has closed.

2023 Event & Hotel Information

Sea Crest Beach Hotel
350 Quaker Road
North Falmouth, MA 02556
Phone: 1-800-225-3110 (Mention the 2023 USA Hockey Level 5 Coaches Symposium block to receive the special rate)

You ARE NOT required to stay at the same hotel where the symposium is being held. The Sea Crest Beach Hotel may be fully booked, but we suggest you call them first in case there may be an opening that has become available.

Tentative Schedule

Thursday, May 4: Registration (3-5 PM EST), event presentations and welcome reception (5-9 EST)
Friday, May 5: Event presentations and breakout sessions (8 AM-6 PM EST, Lunch included)
Saturday, May 6: Event presentations and breakout sessions (8 AM-6 PM EST, Lunch included)
Sunday, May 7: Event presentations (8 AM-12 PM EST)

Level 5 FAQs

How often is the Level 5 Coaching Symposium offered?
Once every two years.

If I already have received my Level 5 certification, can I register and attend the Level 5 Coaching Symposium again?
Yes, you can attend a Level 5 Coaching Symposium as many times as you would like. All attendees will receive five credits toward their Continuing Education requirement.

Can I attend more than one breakout session during the Level 5 Coaching Symposium?
All coaches attending will register for either the 12-and-under age group or the 13-and-over age group. You will then be assigned to a smaller group that will attend five preassigned breakouts for your age category.

Do I need to attend all the sessions at the Level 5 Coaches Symposium?
Yes. To attain your Level 5 certification and/or to receive your five Continuing Education credits, you will need to attend all the presentations in the main room and the breakout sessions. Attendance is monitored. 

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