USA HOCKEY, MAHA & KVHA COACH, MANAGER & LOCKER ROOM MONITOR - REQUIREMENTS 

$51 fee for coaches registration
Managers/Locker Room Attendants register as a volunteer, which is free
Completed every season - Registration opens April 1; Expires August 31st of the following year
Whoever is submitting the roster to the office for approval should submit the roster request form with team staff USA #s
 Coaches - please use your full legal name when registering with USA hockey so that your coaching education (clinics and modules),safe sport and screening show in their record. Example if history is Michael Smith and new registration is Mike Smith the system will create a new record and not connect previous education and compliance.  
https://www.usahockey.com/backgroundscreen
Coaches, Managers and Locker Room Monitors must complete before they are allowed to participate with the team
$30 fee; Valid for two seasons; Complete online
IF YOU SUBMITTED THIS LAST SEASON, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT AGAIN THIS SEASON
 
https://www.usahockey.com/trainingregistration
Coaches, Manager and Locker Room Monitors must complete before they are allowed to participate with the team
Players who will turn 18 during the season are also required to take the safesport training 
Safesport training will be completed once a season, alternating between Core training and Refresher Training 
Free of charge ; Complete online
There are separate modules, complete all of them to receive credit
Takes about 90 minutes to complete online modules

AGE SPECIFIC MODULES FOR HEAD AND ASSISTANT COACHES
https://learning.usahockey.com/
Coaches must complete before they are allowed to participate with the team
You only need to take the module for the age level you are coaching
$10-$12 for each online age module
Takes about 2-4 hours to complete each age module
For coaches at the Mini Mite and Mite level (8U) you will remain at your current CEP Level until you move up to the 10U division, additionally, you only need to complete the 8U Age module once. 
 
Coaches MUST have the appropriate module completed PRIOR to being placed on a roster.  
EFFECTIVE September 15, 2021:
**If a coach has taken the 10U module and moves up to 12U they will need to take the new 10/12U module.
**If a coach has taken the 14U module they do not need to do the new 13+ module if the coach is still coaching a 14U team.
**If a coach has taken the 16/18/19 module and the coach is coaching a 14U team that coach will have to take the 13+ module.

**A coach does not need to take the 13+ module if the coach has a 16/18/19 module and is coaching a 16/18/19 team.

 
COACHES EDUCATION PROGRAM (CEP) FOR HEAD AND ASSISTANT COACHES
https://www.usahockey.com/coachingclinics

Begin with Level one and complete one level each season through Level 4

Coaches may remain a level one CEP as long as you are coaching at the Mini Mite or Mite levels, once you start coaching squirt (10U) or older, you must take the Level 2
Level 1, 2, and 3 attend a live 6-8 hour clinic in Michigan or virtual clinic anywhere online

Level 4 is a two-day in-person clinic (may be virtual due to covid) and is now only valid for 3 seasons - see below for more information.  

Sign up early to choose a location close to you.   

A coach may attend only only one clinic per season. 

Effective in the 2021-22 season, coaching certification at Levels 4 and 5 is valid for three (3) seasons, as indicated by the expiration date. Before the expiration of their level, coaches must accumulate 5 credit hours of continuing education by either taking Level 5, or by attending other USA Hockey continuing education clinics. The USA Hockey clinic listings will indicate all continuing education offerings and the credit value of each. The Coaching Education Program retains the responsibility for defining continuing education credit values, including clinic or online course work.

 
 
KVHA will reimburse up to 4 coaches per team for the cost of USA Hockey Registration, Background Screening, Age Modules and the CEP clinics.    
Once coaches have all receipts, they must complete the reimbursement request form and can submit to the office for reimbursement either by scanning and emailing to the office@kvhockey.org email or by copying and dropping off in the office door slot.