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Coaching Education

Coaching Education

Chuck Gridley is the New York State District Coach in Chief. His contact information and his Sectional staff contact information is listed below.

Chuck Gridley

NYS District Coach in Chief/Coaching education Coordinator

Phone: (315) 569-2778

Kevin Moore

Coaching education section coordinator/central section

Phone: (607) 862-5327

Corey Rosoff

Coaching Education section coordinator/North Section

Phone: (518) 561-3706

David Hayman

Coaching Education Section Coordinator/West Section

Phone: (716) 830-7065

Mike Bonelli

Coaching Education section coordinator/East Section

Phone: (914) 391-5643

Molly Morgoslepov

Associate Coach in Chief - Off Ice Training

Phone: (518) 879-9815

Off Ice Training

USA Hockey is placing a renewed emphasis on off ice training for its participants. Molly Morgoslepov is heading up this effort in New York State. Molly's contact information can be found above. We have also created a menu tab on our home page titled Off-Ice Training. This tab will have information that should prove useful to your players, coaches and parents.

Age Specific Practice Planners

New 10/26/17

Follow the link below to go to USA Hockey's age specific practice plans.

How do I become a Coach

How do I become a USA Hockey Coach?

                       5 steps to becoming a USA Hockey Coach;

  1. Register as a member of USA Hockey (Cost is $40 plus any affiliate fees if applicable).
  2. Find, register and attend the required certification clinic. (Cost is $40 plus any lunch fees if applicable) You can only attend one clinic per season. (The coaching clinic season for Levels 1-3 officially runs from September 1 to December 31):
  3. Complete the online age-specific module(s) for the age level of play you are coaching. (Cost is $10 per module) (The online modules are available from September 1 to December 31.)                        
  4. Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training (required every two years).

Coaching Program

Below are links to the Coaching requirements and Frequently asked questions. If you have any questions contact the respective individual listed above.

Mobile Coach Tutorial

Tutorial for Mobile Coach Application