The Cleveland Barons, USA Hockey, and the Coaching Education Program require both certification and registration to be eligible to Coach and Manage. A few basic steps requirements are as follows:
The SafeSport Training and Refresher Training are each valid for one (1) season. Every year after you must do the refresher.
Find, register and attend the required certification clinic. (Cost is $40 plus any lunch fees if applicable) You can only attend one clinic per season and all coaches start at Level 1. (The coaching clinic season for Levels 1-3 officially runs from September 1 to December 31).
Complete the online age-specific module(s) for the age level of play you are coaching. (Cost is $10 per module) (The online modules are available from September 1 to December 31.)
Concussion Certification - you can use any of these links except the high school link.
Complete the online video for coaches and initial the bottom of the handout.
DID YOUR USA HOCKEY LEVEL CERTIFICATION EXPIRE? HERE IS WHAT TO DO!