USA Hockey Background Screening: http://usahockey.com/backgroundscreen - Massachusetts law requires this EVERY year. At the beginning of the season, they are experience a large backlog, so get this done as soon as possible as it may take up to two weeks to process this.
Level 1 Certificate (Head Coaches): If you will be the head coach of an In-House team, you must also attain a Level 1 CEP through USA Hockey. You can register for a clinic here: https://coursesearch.usahockey.com. Please note: You do NOT have to take a clinic in Massachusetts. This means that if there are virtual or in-person options available in other states, you may register for them.