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Bantam AA - Duluth
Bantam A - Hermantown
Bantam B - Proctor
Pee Wee AA - Duluth
Peewee A - Moose Lake
Peewee B - Silver Bay
Girls 12UB - Two Harbors
Squirt B - American - Cloquet
Squirt B - National - Superior
Girls 10UB - Cloquet
Bantam A - Hermantown
Pee Wee A - Duluth
Girls 12UB - Cloquet
Safe Sport And Screening
Safe sport is required every year. Screening is to be completed every 2 years. Both need to be up to date prior to being placed on a roster for the 2021/22 Season.
2021 USA Hockey Coaches
Coaches can look up their credentials on USA Hockey that were used for the 2021/22 Hockey Season to confirm what is needed.
All Coaches need to complete all CEP, SafeSport and the Background Checks to be allowed on the bench and or ice with your team. #1 - Obtain a USA Hockey Coaching Number (Prior to being placed on USA Hockey Roster)
*** Once you have received your USA Hockey number please inform your Association Regstrar
USA Hockey Registration
#2 - Complete MN Background Screening (Prior to being placed on USA Hockey Roster)
MN Hockey Background Screening
#3 - Complete SafeSport Training (Prior to being placed on USA Hockey Roster)
USA Hockey SafeSport Training
#4 - Complete Modules (Prior to being placed on USA Hockey Roster)
USA Hockey Module Training
#5 - Attend Coaching Clinic (Prior to December 31, 2021) Coaching registration will indicate if in person or on Zoom,* Those are in person training will be held at a local rink a few times per year. Please be aware that if you miss your required level of training, you are no longer eligible to coach. https://www.usahockey.com/coachcliniclogin
#6 - Complete Concussion Training (This training is required annually! It is good for one calendar year. If you have taken the training with another youth sport program please send your association registrar your certificate along with the Coach Concussion Certification sheet attached and filled out.)
Coach Concussion Certificate
Coach Concussion Training
Article on MN. Hockey Web Site with information on Concussions in Mn. Hockey and plans by USA Hockey to change and implement rules to decrease occurrence.
USA Hockey is concerned with locker room activities between minor participants; minor participants and adult participants; adults being alone with individual minor participants in locker rooms; and with non-official or non-related adults having unsupervised access to minor participants at team events. It is the policy of USA Hockey that all USA Hockey Member Programs have at least one responsible screened adult present monitoring the locker room during all team events to assure that only participants (coaches and players), approved team personnel and family members are permitted in the locker room and to supervise the conduct in the locker room. Acceptable locker room monitoring could include having locker room monitors in the locker room while participants are in the locker room, or could include having a locker room monitor in the immediate vicinity (near the door) outside the locker room that also regularly and frequently enters the locker room to monitor activity inside. If the monitor(s) are inside, then it is strongly recommended that there be two monitors, both of which have been screened. A local program or team may impose or follow stricter monitoring requirements. Any individual meetings between a minor participant and a coach or other adult in a locker room shall require that a second responsible adult is present. The responsible adult that monitors and supervises the locker room shall have been screened in compliance with Section III of this Handbook. Further, responsible adults must also secure the locker room appropriately during times when minor participants are on the ice. It shall be permissible for a local program or team to prohibit parents from a locker room. However, in doing so the team shall be required to have properly screened adults monitoring and supervising the locker room as required above. With younger players, it is generally appropriate to allow parents to assist the player with getting equipment on and off before and after games or practices and they should be allowed in the locker room to do so. Cell phones and other mobile devices with recording capabilities, which includes voice recording, still cameras, and video cameras, increase the risk for some forms of abuse or misconduct. As a result, the use of a mobile device’s recording capabilities in the locker rooms is not permitted at any USA Hockey sanctioned event, provided that it may be acceptable to take photographs or recordings in a locker room in such unique circumstances as a victory celebration, team party, etc., where all persons in the locker room are appropriately dressed and have been advised that photographs or recordings are being taken.
All local programs shall publish locker room policies to the parents of all minor participants that are specific to the facilities they regularly use. The local program’s policies shall include the program’s (a) practices for supervising and monitoring locker rooms and changing areas; (b) permission or lack of permission for parents to be in the locker rooms; (c) prohibited conduct, including at least all forms of abuse and misconduct prohibited by USA Hockey; and (d) specific policies regarding the use of mobile electronic devices and phones and prohibiting the use of a device’s recording capabilities. A sample locker room policy form may be found www.usahockey.com/safesport. For each team, the coach and/or team administrators shall be responsible for compliance with the locker room supervision requirements of this Policy. A coach and/or team administrator that fails to take appropriate steps to ensure the Locker Room Policy is adhered to, and any USA Hockey participant or parent of a participant who otherwise violates this Policy is subject to appropriate disciplinary action.
I have found that I need to remind associations and/or coaches the of the rules regarding rostered players....
ONLY the players on the official team roster are allowed to play in games.
Substitutions ARE NOT ALLOWED NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!
I.E. using players from the roster of another team in the association.
THIS IS NOT ALLOWED!!!
If anyone finds this practice happening please report it to me immediately.
Should I be informed of this and upon investigation I find it to be true, the eligibility of ALL teams for that association will be in jeopardy.
District 11 Director
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