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Coaches Certification

This section is designed as a resource for use by coaches and parents. It is a work in progress and will feature videos, articles and relevant links as information for creating a great youth hockey experience.

Coaches Certification

Coaches Code of Conduct

Coaching Education

Parent Education

Practice Plan Materials

Skill Session Plans

RSP/MDP Practice Materials

Player Evaluation Templates

NYS Screening

Click on the appropriate link which will take you to our secure site where you can order your own background investigation to share with your prospective Non-Profit Organization.

USA Hockey Registration

USA Hockey, Inc., is the National Governing Body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States. Its mission is to promote the growth of hockey in America and provide the best possible experience for all members by encouraging, developing, advancing and administering the sport. Join as a player, coach, referee, or volunteer. Membership is easy. Register Now.

USA Hockey Safe Sport

The safety of its participants is of paramount importance to USA Hockey. USA Hockey SafeSport is the organization's program related to off-ice safety.

USA Hockey CEP Coaching Card

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 outlined here. Note: Bison Hockey will underwrite 50% of the cost of the USA Hockey coaching clinic course with proof of completion.

USA Hockey Age-Specific Modules

Click on the link to register for a module or login to the module site to continue a previously registered module or access your account to view review any previously completed modules.