This page is specifically for coaches. It contains information required for applying for a coach position including all the coaching requirements for our association. Follow the instructions to apply for a coaching position.
All coaches must register with Winthrop Youth Hockey. Select the registration link below and scroll to the bottom of the registration page to find the coach registration.
If you are interested in applying for a head coach position you must complete the following;
1. Submit your Coach Application to the Coaching Director, Jay Nalen.
2. If more than one person applies for the coach position an interview will be required.
3. If this is your first year as a head coach you will need to provide an application.
Assistant Coaches are nominated by the Head Coach. If you are interested in being an Assistant Coach you may ask the Head Coach. The Head Coach is responsible to suggest Assistant Coach nominees to the Board of Directors for approval to be appointed as an Assistant Coach.
Bench Coach Requirements
Bench Coaches are coaches who want to actively participate on the bench during games as well as on the ice during practice.
Note: A team is only allowed to roster 4 coaches with USA Hockey. Non-rostered coaches are eligible to be practice only coaches.
All bench coaches are required to have the following criteria met for the season:
Practice Coach Requirements
Practice Coaches are coaches who want to actively participate on the ice during practice but are not eligible to be on the bench during games.
All practice coaches are required to have the following criteria met for the season: