Mite/8U coaches/coordinators meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 26th.
It will start at 7:00 PM at the Croatian Hall in South St Paul.
All parent and paid coaches must go through this registration process to coach an EVHA team. If you have questions about coaching, you may contact: Brad Defauw at firstname.lastname@example.org. All coaches must register through the EVHA registration link below, which also directs the coach to register with USA hockey as a coach for the upcoming season. There is a $50 fee required when registering. The association will refund coaches for this fee. Once you have registered through the EVHA coaches registration link, your USA Hockey reimbursement is automatic and you do not need to send a separate email to be reimbursed. If you register with USA Hockey and do not follow the steps in the EVHA coaches registration process, you will not be reimbursed automatically. During the EVHA registration process, you will be asked to also must submit a background check. The instructions are listed once you start registration. If you are a new coach or you did not coach last year, you need to submit a background check. You can check the MN Hockey website for more information or to search to see if you are cleared. This year, they have changed the process to do background checks every 2 years for coaches. Click below to get started.
USA Hockey and the Coaching Education Program require both certification and registration to be eligible to coach. EVHA also requires coaches to register on the EVHA web site. Registration is done online on a yearly basis.
Six basic steps to become a coach are as follows:
If you have coaching certification questions, click on the USA Hockey links below for more information. If additional questions, please contact the EVHA CEP Coordinator, Scott Calvert at email@example.com.
A player between the ages of 13 and 17 who is currently properly registered with USA Hockey may serve as a student coach under the following conditions:
MN Hockey requires coaches submit their concussion training acknowledgement form. Please upload your form here:
1. Coach meeting will be October 24 th, 7:00pm at South St Paul VFW
Coach meeting will be November 14th, 7:00pm at a location to be determined
All District 8 head coaches are required to attend one of these meetings
2. Concussion Program is now 2 year certification
Complete age appropriate module
Provide completion certificate to association
Any person out on a concussion must have a Return to Play form completed by a 3rd party before participating in any team activity
Any coach without a helmet will have a 30 day suspension per USAHockey
Coaches must have Safe Sport and screening done before going on the ice for any team activity