RRHC Coaches

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To be considered for any coaching position (Head Coach, Assistant Coach, RYHL Coach, or IP Coach) all documents must be completed and TeamSnap Registration must be completed. 

Steps to register as a RRHC coach for 2023-2024 season (September 1, 2023 thru August 30, 2024):

USA Hockey Requirements

Complete USA Hockey training before registering through TeamSnap.
Complete USA Hockey Requirements (Must be completed before participating in any team activities)

  1. Register as a member of USA Hockey. Click here for more information.
  3. Complete the background screening. (Required every 2 years)   Click Here 
  4. Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training. (Required every year and cannot be added to a roster until completed). There are 3 modules to this training. Click here for more information.
  5. Complete the online age-specific module(s) for the age level of play you are coaching. (Cost is $10 per module and only needs to be completed once per age level. Must be completed PRIOR to participating in any team activities and cannot be added to a roster until completed) Click here to register for the modules.
  6. Coaching Education Program Certification Clinic Requirements (Must be completed by Dec. 31)
  7. Find, register and virtually attend the required certification clinic. You can only attend one clinic per season and all coaches start at Level 1. (The coaching clinic season for Levels 1-4 officially runs from September 1 to December 31). Click here to locate a clinic.

RRHC Club Requirements

  1. Read and understand all RRHC SafeSport Policies – RRHCCR Safesport Handbook 6-15-20
  2. Read and understand all RRHC Standard Operating Policies – RRHCCR Policy Handbook 6.6.23
  3. Read and understand USA Hockey SafeSport Handbook – Safe_Sport_Handbook_December_2022
  4. Read and understand Coach, Employee, & Volunteer Code of Conduct – RRHC Adult Code of Conduct Agreement
  5. Read and understand new Locker Room Policy – RRHC Locker Room Policy
  6. Read and understand responsibilities and duties:
    1. RRHC Assistant Coach Duties
    2. RRHC Head Coach Duties
    3. RRHC On-Ice Division Director Duties
  7. Read and understand RRHC Coaching Philosophy – RRHC Coaching Philosophy, Updated 8-1-2023
  8. Register below with TeamSnap


    Player and Practice Development

    Coach Development


    • “Above the Line” – Urban Meyer
    • “Winners Manual” – Jim Tressel
    • “Crunch Time” – Rick Peterson & Judd Hoekstra
    • “Leading” – Alex Ferguson
    • “Grit” – Angela Duckworth
    • “Culture Code” – Daniel Coyle
    • “The Score Takes Care of Itself” – Bill Walsh
    • “Players First Coaching From the Inside Out” – John Calipari
    • “The Playmaker’s Advantage” – Leonard Zaichkowsky
    • “Outliers” – Malcolm Gladwell
    • “Good to Great” – Jim Collins
    • “The Obstacle is the Way” – Ryan Holiday
    • “Ego is the Enemy” – Ryan Holiday
    • “Stillness is the Key” – Ryan Holiday


    • Glass & Out – The Coaches Site
    • The GM Shuffle (American Football) – Michael Lombardi
    • The Full 60 – Craig Custance
    • The Learner Lab
    • The Talent Equitation
    • Ways of Champions – John O’Sullivan


    • Farrow, D., & Robertson, S. (2017). Development of a Skill Acquisition Periodisation Framework for High-Performance Sport. Sports Medicine, 47(6), 1043–1054. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0646-2
    • Ford, P. R., Ward, P., Hodges, N. J., & Williams, A. M. (2009). The role of deliberate practice and play in career progression in sport: The early engagement hypothesis. High Ability Studies, 20(1), 65–75. https://doi.org/10.1080/13598130902860721
    • Nash, C. S., Sproule, J., & Horton, P. (2011). Excellence in Coaching: The Art and Skill of Elite Practitioners. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 82(2), 229–238. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2011.10599750
    • Naylor, A. H. (2006). The coach’s dilemma: Balancing playing to win and player development. The Journal of Education, 187(1), 31–48.
    • Côté, J., Young, B., North, J., & Duffy, P. (2007). Towards a definition of excellence in sport coaching. International Journal of Coaching Science, 1(1), 3–17.
    • Mallett, C., & Côté, J. (2006). Beyond winning and losing: Guidelines for evaluating high performance coaches. The Sport Psychologist, 20(2), 213–221.


    • The Coaches Site
    • The Athletic
    • NHLCA