Thank you for wanting to help out with this years Waltham Youth Hockey Mite program. In order for you to be on the ice or on the bench, you will need to complete a few items for us.
1) You will need to Register for USA Hockey - the governing body for all USA based Youth Hockey Programs. Once you fill out the information in the link, please print or keep a copy of your USA Hockey Registration number. You can Register for USA Hockey HERE
2) USA Hockey also requires you to register for SafeSport - The U.S. Center for SafeSport is an independent nonprofit committed to ending all forms of abuse in sport. This includes bullying, harassment, hazing, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual misconduct and abuse. The Center is the first and only national organization of its kind. The Center provides services to sport entities on abuse prevention techniques, policies and programs and provides a safe, professional and confidential place for individuals to report sexual abuse within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements. Visit our Response and Resolution, and Education and Outreach pages to learn more about our work.
SafeSport training for USA Hockey is avilable HERE
*Please note, the SafeSport training must be the one offered by USA Hockey and not another organization.
Only if you are going to be headcoach for the Mite level do you need the following:
3) Lastly, USA Hockey also requires all coaches to be certified for the age the individual is coaching. For In-House Mites, the level requried is called a CEP Level 1. You can find where you can attend this training HERE. To find out more about the USA Hockey coaching certification program, please visit:
Any questions, please reach out to Brendan Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org