Head Coach, Assistant Coach & On Ice Helper Training Information & Links

Training Instructions - Head Coach & Assistant Coach

Requirements (complete BEFORE 1st practice):

  • 1. Register as a Coach with USA Hockey: go to www.usahockeyregistration.com
    2. Register as WYHA Team Staff with Webster Youth Hockey: see separate instructions for WYHA Registration
    3. Complete Training: SafeSport, Screening, Coach (CEP) Clinic and Age Specific Module. SafeSport, Screening and CEP expire so most coaches must complete at least one before every season starts. Coaches moving up to new age level (ex: from Squirt to Peewee) will have to complete an Age Level Module.  If you do not have a Coaching Education Program Certification or your CEP will expire on 12/31 or has expired, you must REGISTER for your CEP course BEFORE your 1st practice. Instructions and Links for all training are Below.

Training Instructions - On Ice Helper

Requirements (complete BEFORE 1st practice):
      1. Register as a Coach with USA Hockey: go to www.usahockeyregistration.com

  • 2. Register with Webster Youth Hockey: see separate instructions for WYHA Registration
    3. Complete Training: SafeSport and Screening. SafeSport and Screening expire after two seasons. Instructions and Links are Below.

NOTE: On Ice Helpers may only help on ice at practices.  They may NOT be on the bench for Games.

ALWAYS UTILIZE YOUR LEGAL NAME for all registration, training & screening.  Use the name on your birth certificate or passport or driver's license.


SafeSport Training

Complete before 1st practice. Expires after 2 seasons. If SafeSport was completed BEFORE April 1 of last year, SafeSport Training has expired and must be completed before 1st practice!  USA Hockey has changed the training starting in 2017-18 season so follow the instructions carefully to make sure you complete all parts. Training is free. If they want to charge a fee, you are taking the wrong course!  NOTE: SafeSport Training will show up on your USA Hockey record approximately 48 hours after completion.

SafeSport Training

Screening

Complete before 1st practice. Screening expires after 2 seasons.  If screening was completed before April 1 of last year, your screening has expired and re-screening is required. Make sure you request a copy of your report.   REQUIRED: FORWARD page ONE of your report to registrar@wyha.com as proof of completion.  Proof must be submitted as NYS may take up to 3 months to sync on your record.

Screening

Coaching Clinic

Signup for clinic before 1st practice. All coaches must have a current Coaching Education Program (CEP) certification. For more info and to sign up for a clinic use the link below. CEP Clinic dates are posted in early August and occur August thru November. Coaches without a certification, or have expired or are expiring on 12/31 must complete a clinic. REQUIRED: send the receipt to registrar@wyha.com to be rostered on a team!

Coaching Clinic

Age Specific Modules

Complete before 1st practice. Modules do not expire. Module training is on line but do take extensive time to complete. Coaches must complete the Module for the level they are coaching. NOTE: Modules will show up on your USA Hockey record approximately 48 hours after completion.

Age Specific Modules