Mark your calendar for the when clinics will be posted so you can register for a clinic that works best for you. Basically, the first of each month starting September 1st through the end of the year they will release new clinic schedules.
Clinics for the 2022-23 season will be listed below as they are made available.
Clinics will posted on September 1 for clinics held through October 15.
Clinics will posted on October 1 for clinics held through November 15.
Clinics will posted on November 1 for clinics held through December 15.
Clinics will posted on December 1 for clinics held through December 31.
Additional clinics will be posted as the season progresses.
Register as a coach at USA Hockey and enter your USA Hockey confirmation number into your WYH profile. (Click here for details)
Complete the background screening
Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training
Complete the online age-specific module(s) for the age level of play you are coaching
On or after September 1st: Find, register and attend the required certification clinic (Coaching Education Program / CEP) before Dec. 31st
You must complete the next level each year (Level 1 this year, Level 2 next year) unless you are coaching U8 you can stay at Level 1.
For Level 4 and 5 please read the details on USA Hockey's site about credit hours and the "January 2021 grandfather clause".
If you did the background screening last year you should be all set for this season. Most everyone will need to do SafeSport. If you're coaching a new age group this season, you'll need to take the ASM online training course.
USA Hockey & Mass Hockey Require On-Ice Helmet Usage
Massachusetts Hockey would like to remind all USA Hockey certified coaches, volunteers and other program personnel, skills instructors and/or other hired independent contractors* are required to wear helmets when they are on the ice. Click here for more information from Mass Hockey