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IRHA runs solely on volunteers, this includes our coaches. If you have interest in helping out on the ice as Head Coach, Assistant Coach or On Ice Helper please volunteer. 

All Coaches, new and returning, need to fill out the below Coaching Application and Submit the coaching application to Dale Hopper

Email to

The new USAH CEP is upon us.  Only one level can be taken a year and age appropriate modules must be taken prior to going on the ice.  If you coach at more than one level, you have to take age appropriate modules at each level.  See the USA Hockey website for more information.  You can check your particular level and it will tell you what you need to do.

USA Hockey Coaching Courses

Follow this link to USA Hockey Coaching Courses. From there complete the course for the age level you are coaching.

Learn to Skate and ADM Mite Coaches –  Minimum coaching requirements is all of the following:

  • Approval from IRHA Board of Directors
  • USAH Registration
  • Background check – every 2 years
  • Age appropriate module (8U)
  • Coaches with the minimum requirement are not allowed on the bench during games but can coach at practices.
  • Complete USA Hockey SafeSport Training

COACHES AND ALL VOLUNTEERS All coaches and volunteers will need to submit a background check. Click for background check. Coaches will need to provide an email receipt to Dale Hopper as proof the background check was completed before being registered on a roster. All others volunteers will also need to send the confirmation email to Dale Hopper.

To register on line, or see complete list of clinics go to:

COACHES: 1. All Coaches, new and returning, need to supply Dale Hopper with a copy of their current coaching card, and updated card as they complete their clinics.  You can print a copy of your card from the USAH website.  It will also show your completed age appropriate modules.



Thank you for volunteering!