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Coaches Corner

James Chase

Director of Coaching

Email: coaches@southtownsstars.com


To Be Announced

Director of Goalie Training & Development

Email:  TBD

John Clark

Director of Travel Hockey

Email: travel@southtownsstars.com


Rich Vittoria

Director of Registration, Records & Credentials

Email: registrar@southtownsstars.com

Bert Dunn

Director of MOHL Hockey

Email: mohl@southtownsstars.com


Jim Bowen

Director of Girl's Hockey

Email: TBD


Dear Coaches,

Congratulations and thank you for volunteering to be a coach for our youth hockey program for the 2019-2020 season. In order to complete the registration process and ensure all required records and credentials are kept on file for proper rostering in August/September we are requiring the following process be completed by the due dates listed below.

Sincerely,

The Southtowns Stars Board of Directors

 


USA HOCKEY REGISTRATION

  • Beginning April 1, 2019 you must register through USA Hockey for a new 2019-2020 registration membership number. (This is required to be able to register for STSAHA.) The cost is about $48 for one full season.

Link to USA Hockey Membership Registration: https://www.usahockeyregistration.com/login_input.action

 

SOUTHTOWNS STARS REGISTRATION

  • Beginning April 1, 2019 and after your register for your new USA Hockey membership number you must register as a coach on the Southtowns Stars website. There is no cost for this, but ALL COACHES must register AND be able to provide their new 2019-2020 USA Hockey membership number.

Link to Southtowns Stars Registration: https://www.southtownsstars.com/page/show/1234507-registration

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING

  • Beginning April 1, 2019 you must be sure you are properly screened through the USA Hockey approved Commercial Investigations LLC. Your screening is good for 2 hockey seasons. The cost is $20 for two years. This should be complete by July 1, 2019.

*Please keep your final report first page when it is sent to you. You will need to forward this to registrar@southtownsstars.com

 

AGE SPECIFIC COURSE MODULES

  • Coaches are required to complete their age-specific online course modules to be rostered by USA Hockey. If you haven't completed your module you may do beginning April 1, 2019. The cost is $10 per module and the link can be found below. These should be completed by July 1, 2019.

Link to USA Hockey Age Specific Modules: https://www.usahockey.com/agespecificmodules

 

SAFESPORT TRAINING

NEW FOR 2019-2020: COACHES AND MANAGERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE SAFESPORT TRAINING ANNUALLY PER USA HOCKEY REGULATIONS.

Beginning April 5, 2019 of this season ('19-'20) all coaches, managers and volunteer staff are required to take SafeSport Training Course annually. This is a change from previous years. There is not cost for this and it should be completed before July 1, 2019 to facilitate the ease of rostering.

*Please save all 4 certificates and forward them to registrar@southtownstars.com 

Link to Safesport Online Training: https://www.usahockey.com/safesporttraining 

 

  • Only rostered coaches are allowed on the bench. (Note: Volunteer parents, no matter how well intended, cannot be on the bench or step on the ice unless they are officially level certified and rostered...no exceptions)

 


COACHING EDUCATION PROGRAM (CEP) 

  • STSAHA requires ALL coaches to have proper USA Hockey Certification and attend Coaching clinics. It is the coaches responsibility to register for the appropriate level Certification Clinic in our area and attend only ONE (1) clinic per clinic season.  All clinics will be posted on USA HOCKEY website by August 15th. Coaches have until December 31st to attend a clinic.
     
  • In addition, other volunteers in the USA Hockey programs that have regular, routine or frequent access to or supervision over youth participants, such as team managers, locker room monitors, chaperones, etc., are required to complete the SafeSport Training prior to such access.

 

COACHES MUST WEAR HELMETS!


Tryout Resources


SEASON EXTRA ICE BILL DUE DATE

Any additional ice purchased above the 40 hours included in the $700 Registration fee will be drafted from your team account the first week of December 2019. Managers and coaches should be prepared and aware of this to ensure the money is in the account.

Referee Fees

Please note the following pricing for referees for the 2018-2019 season:

**2019-2020 fees will be updated soon.**

CONTACT:

Mike Glinski

bmjglinski@verizon.net

716-861-1984

 

TRAVEL:

  • Squirt - $25 per official

  • Pee Wee - $33 per official

  • Bantam - $42 per official

  • Midget - $57 per official

HOUSE:

  • Squirt - $23 per official
  • Pee Wee - $28 per official
  • Bantam - $37 per official
  • Midget - $50 per official

 

 

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