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Coaches Corner

NCYH Coach Handbook

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All NCYH Coaches that help on the ice during practice or serve on the bench during games MUST complete certification through USA Hockey. This is required at the U8 Travel, Squirt Travel/Rec, Pee Wee Travel/Rec, Bantam Travel/Rec, and Midget Travel/Rec levels. Click on the link at right to attend sessions being held in Denver this fall. Again this is mandatory and must be completed no later than Dec 31, 2022 or a coach cannot participate in practices and games.


Hockey Share
Drill sharing website that has a huge library of drills that can be printed off.

USA Hockey

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All coaches (head and assistant) must be certified at the proper USA Hockey Coaching Education Program level by December 31 of the calendar year.

Level 1

  • First year coaching
  • Online age specific module

Level 2

  • Second year coaching
  • Online Age Specific Module

Level 3

  • Third year coaching
  • Online Age Specific Module
  • Level 3 can be renewed twice in 3 year incriments

Level 4

  • Midget Tier I National Tournament Bound
  • Midget Tier II National Tournament Bound

Click here to visit the CAHA Coach's Corner webpage.


Would you like to help with youth sports in our community? Would you like to be even more involved in the sport of hockey? NCYH is looking for coaches of all experience and ability levels. Please complete the application form below and mail it or drop by the NoCo Ice Center.

For more information contact Director of Hockey Operations, Rhett Gordon at 970.206.4423 or