Aurora Ice Youth Hockey

Coaches' Corner

Welcome to your one stop for all of your coaching needs.

Thank you for volunteering for AIA! To be a coach there are several requirements that need to be completed. Please follow the links below to compete all of the necessary steps.

 

  1. Register with USA Hockey 
    Every coach must be a registered member with USA Hockey before the season begins. Membership is necessary for insurance purposes and allows you access to the courses available.
    Click here to register

     
  2. Background Check
    This is good for two years and then it must be completed again. To see if yours is expired please follow the link below:
    http://www.nysaha.com/page/show/886605-screening-safesport-policy

    To submit a request for a background check, please follow the link below:
    http://www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com/VSSNYSAHA

    Once the screening is complete, please email the certificate in a pdf file to: Megan Farrell at meganfarrell.phd@gmail.com.
     
  3. Safesport Program
    This is also good for two years. Please follow the links below to see if you need to complete the online course and/or register. Please email Megan Farrell at meganfarrell.phd@gmail.com with your certificate of completion if the course is needed for this season.
    http://www.usahockey.com/safesporttraining
    http://www.nysaha.com/page/show/886605-screening-safesport-policy


  4. Age Specific Module
    This needs to be done every time you begin coaching at a new level. Once you have completed a level you do not have to take the course again.
  5. Coaches Certification must be up to date:                                                   http://www.usahockey.com/coachingcertification                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEW THIS YEAR: coaches in the WNYAHL must have their age appropriate module by October 1st of the current season to participate in any WNYAHL games. This applies to all teams Squirt through Midget.