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Announcing Coaches Clinics for 2019-2020

By Larry Gibson/USA Hockey, 04/23/19, 1:30PM MST



The CEP Coaching Certification Clinics announced thus far are as follows:

CEP Coaching Level I: (all clinics start at 9am)

  • Sept 21st, 2019      AZ Ice - Peoria
  • Oct 19th, 2019       Ice Den - Scottsdale
  • Nov 16th, 2019      AZ Ice - Gilbert

CEP Coaching Level II: (all clinics start at 9am)

  • Sept 21st, 2019      AZ Ice - Peoria
  • Nov 16th, 2019      AZ Ice - Gilbert

CEP Coaching Level III: (all clinics start at 9am)

  • Oct 19th, 2019     Ice Den - Scottsdale

CEP Coaching Level IV: (Tempe, AZ)

  • Sept 6th, 2019 to Sept 8th, 2019 (location to be announced)


To register for any of these clinics or any Coaching Clinic offered by USA Hockey you can go to this site,


Steps to Becoming 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 $40 plus any affiliate fees if applicable).  Click here for more information.

Complete the background screening. (Found on your affiliate website and some affiliates require approval before you can be added to a roster).

Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training. (Required every two years 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 by Dec. 31st)

  • 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 1st to December 31st).  Click here to locate a clinic.


Coaching Education Program

This page serves as the start for all things related to USA Hockey’s Coaching Education Program. Click on either of the links below to find out more information about that subject.  

Rules and Requirements: Outlines the standards all USA Hockey certified coaches must meet. 

Coaching Clinics:  Requires a login (this login is NOT related to your USA Hockey member registration, modules, or level 3 recertification).


  • Level 3 Recertification: Links to the online Level 3 recertification. (This is NOT the age-specific module)


Online Certification List: Search for a coach’s certification and completion of an online age-specific module, and print a CEP card 

Student Coaches: Information on the student coach rules 

  • Coaching Ethics: Links to the Coaching Ethics Code