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SCREENING AND BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION

Background Screening:

On August 1, 2016, USA Hockey began integrating NCSI background screenings into the USAH database and Registry. Screenings will be valid for two (2) seasons with April 1 chosen as the date to determine season validity in the following manner for Non-Official Background Screening:

  • All screenings cleared between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 will be valid for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons expiring on August 31, 2019.
  • All screenings cleared between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019 will be valid for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 seasons expiring on August 31, 2020.
  • All screenings cleared between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 will be valid for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons expiring on August 31, 2021.

SAFESPORT:
A team’s official roster (1T) will not be signed by the Alaska Associate Registrar until all coaches listed on the roster have completed their SafeSport Training.  Additionally, all coaches will be required to complete the SafeSport Training Program every two years.


Coaches & Managers

One of the essential functions of coaches and team managers is to manage team communications with players and their families.  If you are a coach or team manager, SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Coaches and Team Managers to help you use our website and mobile app to efficiently and effectively communicate and manage your teams. 

Steps to Become a USA Hockey Coach

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 as follows:

USA Hockey Requirements (Must be completed before participating in any team activities)

  • Register as a member of USA Hockey. (Cost is $55). Click here for more information.
     
  • Complete the KHL Coach Registration. Click the Registration link to the left on this page
     
  • Complete the background screening. (cost is $30) Found on the USA Hockey website here.
     
  • Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training. (Required every year and cannot be added to a roster until completed). Click here for more information.
     
  • 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. Must be completed PRIOR to participating in any team activities and cannot be added to a roster until completed) Click here to register for the modules

Coaching Education Program Certification Clinic Requirements (Must be completed prior to participating in any coaching activities)

  • Find, register and attend the required certification clinic. (Cost is $45 plus any lunch fees if applicable) You can only attend one clinic per season and all coaches start at Level 1. (The coaching clinic season for Levels 1-3 officially runs from September 1 to December 31) Click here for clinics

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STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR TEAM

Keep connected to your team. Quickly check schedules and team updates, plus message other members on your team and receive heads-up from athletes about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


ESSENTIAL COACH HOW-TO'S

Accessing TeamCenter

Easily add and edit athlete info, manage schedules, and message team members

Messaging Your Team in TeamCenter

Send a message to an individual member, selected members, or the entire team directly from TeamCenter or from the SportsEngine mobile app

Basic Team Management

Perform basic tasks using the Team Page Team Management functionality

Add Contacts to Receive Team Messages

Add additional email addresses to a non-member's profile in order to be able to include all athletes in team communications

Managing RSVPs

Manage RSVPs for each athlete within your team’s TeamCenter or within the SportsEngine mobile app

Sending RSVPs for Existing Games or Events

Do you import your game schedules from a third party scheduler or create them manually on your team page? This article explains how to add RSVPs to those games and events after they are imported.

More Helpful Coach Links

Review help articles about how coaches interact with TeamCenter and the SportsEngine mobile app

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