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Volunteers and Coaches: 

Welcome and Thank You!


The following is a list of requirements and links for all on-ice and off-ice volunteers and coaches. Please note that Steps 1-4 are for both on and off ice volunteers and coaches and must be completed before getting on the ice or performing your duties. Steps 5-6 below are for on-ice volunteers/coaches only and must be completed by Dec 31 of the current season.


Step 1 - USA Hockey Registration:

ALL WHYHA Board Members, Coaches, Assistant Coaches, On-ice Helpers, Managers and Team Parents must register with USA Hockey (  For those participating on-ice, register as an "Ice Player/Coach".  For those volunteering off-ice (non-coach Managers, Administrators, Board Members, Team Parents, etc.) register as an "Ice Manager/Volunteer".  


Step 2 - WHYHA Registration:

Once you have completed your USAH registration and have your USAH Confirmation number, please complete a WHYHA Volunteer/Coaching Application in the registration section of our website. Anyone who wishes to be considered for a Head Coach position must ALSO submit a Head Coach Application.


Step 3 - Background Screening:

Additionally if you did not complete the background screening last season, you will need to be background screened again this season. This is a bi-annual requirement for all volunteers. The link to the website for screening is:


Step 4 - Safesport Training:

All volunteers and coaches must complete SafeSport Training. This is a bi-annual requirement (i.e. you will need to complete this training every other year).  Information on how to register and access the SafeSport Training can be found at here.


Step 5 - USA Hockey Age Specific Training Modules:

Complete the USA Hockey Age Specific Training Module for the age group that you are coaching


Step 6 - USA Hockey Coaching Education Program (CEP) Clinic :

Attend a CEP Clinic if your certification is expiring or expired.


Should you have any questions about your specific requirements for the coming or current season please .