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Coaches Corner

Welcome!

Welcome to the Coaches Corner where MYHA Coaches and Team Managers can find useful information.  If you are interested in becoming a Coach or Team Manager, please apply through the links below.  Deadline to submit your application is September 15th!

Coaching Committee

Coaches and team managers are recruited, selected and mentored by the MYHA coaching committee.  The coaching committee is made up of a cross-functional group of coaches with various backgrounds and levels of experience. 

Committee Members

Paul Wurtz

Erik Davidson

Bob Weir

Meagan Frank

Matt Ellis

Rhonda Messerschmidt

Objectives

  • Make hockey more FUN for the kids

  • Improve participation and retention rates for the organization, including participation for girls and boys

  • Better skill development for the kids

  • Develop more competitive High School teams

  • Develop, set expectations, and hold coaches accountable to help ensure previous points

  • Pursuit of the model USA hockey organization following the American development model

  • Train and educate the organization - Board, Parents, and Coaches

  • Also, it was agreed that the Chippewa Valley co-op girls hockey program is out of scope for this committee due to the current structure of the co-op between MYHA and Chippewa Falls Hockey Association.

Coach and Team Manager Selection Process

The MYHA Coaching Committee is currently hard at work preparing for the 2017-2018 hockey season. Coach selection, interviewing, and training of the USA Hockey Athletic Devlopment Model (ADM), is a top priority.

The MYHA Hockey Board Association By Laws state that coaches are to be selected and interviewed by the Board approved Coaches Committee.

The Coaches Committee process:

  1. Collect application and background screens
  2. Committee reviews and evaluates the candidates for all  positions.
  3. The coaching committee presents a recommended list of candidates to the MYHA Hockey Board.
  4. Coaches and managers are informed of their approval or are released if the MYHA Hockey Board does not approve of coach(es).
  5. Committee monitors completion of all coaching/manager requirements.

If you are interested in being a coach for MYHA Hockey, please contact MYHA VP of Hockey Operations - Bob Weir at bobweir21@gmail.com.

Job Descriptions

Applications

Background Screening for Coaches and Managers

The following instructions will guide you through the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association online background screening process. Under federal law, volunteer organizations must secure a signed consent/release form from each individual for whom a background check is to be requested. Consent/Release Forms are supplied online by Protect Youth Sports.