Becoming a Coach
What are the steps to become a 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. A few basic steps requirements are as follows:
USA Hockey Requirements
Coaching Code of Ethics
Winning is a consideration, but not the only one, nor the most important one. Care more about the child than winning the game. Remember, players are involved in hockey for fun and enjoyment.
Interested in becoming a USA Hockey Coach? Contact your local program for information. USA Hockey provides a progressive coaching education program delivered at annual certification clinics.