The Quad City Hockey Association is affiliated with USA Hockey and follows their guidelines for selecting and training the coaches who will lead the youth hockey teams. USA Hockey requires that all coaches complete a training program to ensure that youth hockey players have a safe, fun and rewarding experience. The QCHA coaches are volunteers and bring a variety of hockey backgrounds to the ice.
Each coach will be responsible to complete the following before any contact is made with our players and before August 1st, 2018. (All links are listed below.)
Each coach will be responsible to complete the following before December 31st.
The Registration "Coaching Information" is not currently available.
All coaches begin by attending a Level 1 clinic and then progress through the levels year by year
For more information on when these certification clinics are offered, visit the USA Hockey website.
All QCHA coaches, managers and officials and anyone who has routine access to youth players must complete the Consent to Screen form online indicating they consent to have a background check performed on an annual basis. Also, our coaches and volunteers must take the Safe Sport training every two years. The link to both of these sites can be found below.
Check under Clinics & Camps for more information and upcoming clinic dates.
Anyone interested in applying for a coaching position either as a head coach or an assistant coach needs to complete the following forms. Completed forms may be left at the front desk at the River's Edge to the attention of the Director of Coaching: Ed Odegard.