Coach's Corner

Coaching And Volunteering

We Are A Parent-Run Organization. Everyone Has A Role!


Follow the link for 2021-2022 Coaching Education Program Requirements

All requirements must be completed for ALL coaches (head & asst) before they may be added to a team roster except req. #5, which must be completed by Dec 31.

Please send all completed certificates and documentation to PHA will reimburse required coaching-related fees, so please include your receipts!

  1. Register as a coach/volunteer/team manager with USA Hockey. $51. It takes about 15 minutes online. Registration is good for 1 year.
  2. Complete the USA Hockey Background Screen Program. Cost $30. It takes about 30 minutes on-line. Good for 2 years.
  3. Complete the USA Hockey SafeSport Program Training Module. Free. Must be taken every year. The “SafeSport Core Training,” which takes about 1-2 hours online, must be taken first. After that course is completed, a “SafeSport Refresher Course” is available each subsequent year. The Refresher Course takes 30 minutes or less to complete.
  4. Complete the USA Hockey Age-Specific Module for the level you are coaching. Cost $10. It takes approximately 6-7 hours on-line. No expiration date.
  5. Complete the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program for the level you are coaching. Cost $60. It takes approximately 6-7 hours, of which 1-2 are on-ice. A coach must enter CEP at level 1 and must continue his education with a coaching clinic every year until he achieves level 3. A coach may attend only one CEP per year. Once level 3 is achieved, a coach can renew level 3 every 2 years for 6 years, then must progress to level 4. Once level 4 is achieved, no further certification is necessary.
  6. Complete the Ohio Concussion Training Module. Free. It takes about 30 minutes on-line. Good for 3 years.
  7. Comply with Ohio Lindsay’s Law about Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It takes about 20 minutes, all online. Good for 1 year
  8. All ice hockey coaches must properly wear an approved ice hockey helmet during all on-ice sessions. USA Hockey Annual Guide Rules & Regulations Section V.A. (pg 144).

VOLUNTEERS-Team Managers And Off-Ice Volunteers

Each person who interacts with players needs to complete #1, 2 and 3 from the list above.

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