USA Hockey Coaching Certification

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.

All USA Hockey Requirements must be completed before participating in any team activities.

All fees associated are reimbursable for our staff. Please send your receipts to ftaber@aaabluejackets for reimbursement.

Steps to Become a USA Hockey Coach


Step ONE


Register as a member of USA Hockey. 

Cost is $46 plus any affiliate fees if applicable.  This fee will be reimbursed by the program upon submission of expense report.

Click here for more information.


Step TWO

Complete the background screening. 

This is done securely through the National Screening Program. NCSI began working with USA Hockey in April 2020.

Click here for more information.


Step THREE

Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training. 

This is required every year and you cannot be added to a roster until completed. 

Click here for more information.


Step FOUR

Complete the online age-specific module(s) for the age level of play you are coaching. 

Cost is $10 per module and only needs to be completed once per age level. This fee will be reimbursed by the program upon submission of expense report.

Modules must be completed prior to participating in any team activities. You cannot be added to a roster until completed.

Click here to register for the modules.



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