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Current PS Ice Sport Bylaws and Policies
Current PS Ice Sport Waiver and Financial Policies
- PSAIA Standing Rules 20-21 Approved
- Puget Sound Amateur Icesports Association Waiver and Financial Policies updated May 2022
Team Logo Use Policy
The youth logo, portions of the youth logo, or any likeness of the youth logo cannot be used without written permission from the Board of Directors or the Executive Director. The Junior logos, portions of the junior logos, or any likeness of the junior logos cannot be used without written permission of the Team Owner. The adult hockey logo, portions of the adult logo, or any likeness of the adult logo cannot be used without written permission of the League Commissioner. Any future league or council logos must be approved by the Board of Directors or the Executive Director of PS Ice Sports located within/at Tacoma Twin Rinks.
Board of Directors E-mail: PugetSoundHockey@comcast.net or speak directly with Donna Kaufman
Steps to Become a USA Hockey Coach
USA Hockey and the Coaching Education Program require both certification and registration to be eligible to coach. Registration is done online on a yearly basis. Certification is also required. A few basic steps requirements are as follows:
USA Hockey Requirements (Must be completed before participating in any team activities)
- Register as a member of USA Hockey. (Cost is $46 plus any affiliate fees if applicable). Click here for more information.
- Complete the background screening. Click here.
- Complete the USA Hockey Safe Sport Training. (Required every year and cannot be added to a roster until completed). Click here for more information.
- 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.
Coaching Education Program Certification Clinic Requirements (Must be completed by Dec. 31 each season)
- Find, register and attend the required certification clinic. The Cost is $55. You can only attend one clinic per season and all coaches start at Level 1. You can take clinics from April 1-Dec. 31 each season. Click here to locate a clinic.
Coaching Education Program
This page serves as the start for all things related to USA Hockey’s Coaching Education Program. Click on any of the menu items to the left to find out more information about that subject.
- Rules and Requiements: Outlines the standards all USA Hockey certified coaches must meet.
- Coaching Clinics: Requires a USAHockey.com login (this login is NOT related to your USA Hockey member registration or modules)
- Age-Specific Modules: Links to the online program for this CEP requirement
- Online Certification List: Search for a coach’s certification and completion of an online age-specific module, and print a CEP card
- Student Coaches: Information on the student coach rules
Coaching Ethics: Learn more about the Coaching Ethics Code
ATTENTION ALL PARENT VOLUNTEERS!
We appreciate your interest in supporting PS Ice Sports safe hockey association. There are many off-ice volunteer opportunities such as Locker Room Monitor, Scorekeeper, Timekeeper, Equipment Swap Helpers, Team Coordinator, and much more.
Certain volunteers who interact directly with the youth players must register for a USA Hockey number every year, and complete Safe Sport and Background Checks.
IMPORTANT: The USA Hockey Volunteer Number, Background Check, and Safe Sport Training are MANDATORY by USA Hockey and PS Ice Sports.
For more information about volunteering with PS Ice Sports and what requirements there may be, please contact us at: PSIceSports@gmail.com
Thank you for your interest in helping Ps Ice Sports!
KEEPING OUR PLAYERS SAFE!
The following persons shall be screened in accordance with the PS Ice Sports policy:
Members of the Affiliate Board of Directors
Local Program Administrators
Locker Room Monitors
Anyone with regular, routine, or frequent access to youth participants