To provide an opportunity for youth in the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District, Hadley, Sunderland, Belchertown and surrounding communities to play organized hockey. To instill a sense of honesty, courage, and respect in our youth, as well as teach t

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Coaching Information

Coaches will need to register with AHA for the 2017-2018 season.  In order to register, you will need to have a  USA Hockey number for the 2017-2018 season. To register with AHA, please click on the link below. 

2017-2018 Coaches Registration System.

1st Time Coaches: You will need to register with USA Hockey, obtain CEP Level 1 certification by 12/31/17, complete the USA Hockey online module for the age group you are coaching by 12/31/17, complete the Waiver of Liability waiver, and submit a CORI form. 

USA Hockey Coaching Clinics


Coaching Forms
Coaching Application - to apply as a coach in the AHA. Submit Application, Waiver, and CORI (if first time) forms to Coach-in-Chief or Registrar
Waiver of Liability Form - required every year from all on-ice participants
CORI Application - to authorize a background check
Note: CORI forms must be re-submitted every year.  
Replacement Coaching Card Form - USA Hockey no longer issues Coaching cards.  Coaches are required to print out a copy of their own cards.  Login to USA Hockey to retrieve your card information. 
On-site Injury Report Form - for use throughout the season when an injury occurs-Completed forms should be emailed to Safesport Coordinator Steve Markey at
Player Patch Award Form - for Hat Tricks, Playmakers, and Shutouts
Player Evaluation Form - for coaches assessment of player skills
Travel Permit - for play outside the state

USA Hockey Practice Plans

Small Area Games

Mass Hockey Forms including District Playdown

USA Hockey New England Region Tournaments

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Web Page file AHA Coach links-  Quick links to some coaching resources for 2017/18