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Coaching Resources


Your Coaching paperwork needs to be forwarded to the registrar before being eligible to be on the ice.  You can email your information to our registrar.  WE STILL NEED MORE COACHES, especially with our Developing Mite and ADM-Mite Programs.  If you haven't signed up to coach yet, please register!

Coaching Clinics

Please register at USA Hockey for any of the following clinics:

Copper Country:

Level 1: December 18, 2016 @ Houghton County Arena
Level 2: December 17, 2016 @ Houghton County Arena
Level 3: November 5, 2016 @ Houghton County Arena


Level 1:  Fall 2016 @ MI-Berry Event Center (Wildcat Room) NMU, Marquette,MI-49855
Level 2:  Fall 2016 @ MI-Berry Event Center (Wildcat Room) NMU, Marquette,MI-49855
Level 3:  Fall 2016 @ MI-Berry Event Center (Wildcat Room) NMU, Marquette,MI-49855

Level 4:  East Lansing December 17 &18, 2016

Important Information:

Mobile Phones in Locker Rooms.

Mobile phones, iPod's or anything else that can take pictures or video are strictly prohibited from all locker rooms. Advise your players/coaches/parents to leave them in their cars or give them to someone else. MAKE SURE THEY DO NOT BRING THEM IN THE LOCKER ROOM! Penalties for breaking this rule include game suspensions.

Coaching with CCJHA

If you are interested in a coaching position with the Copper Country Junior Hockey Association, please contact the Association Coaching Education (ACE) director (see below).

Coaching requirements are listed on the MAHA and USA Hockey web sites.  Use the links below to register and fill out required forms.  All forms completed and collected should be given to the registrar (see below) for inclusion in the team credentials book.

Among other requirements, coaches must attend and complete a coaching clinic and complete an on-line age specific course.  Questions about coaching clinics should be addressed to the A.C.E director (see below).  Local clinics will be announced here and on the CCJHA home page.

Coaching News

Coaching Links

1) USA Hockey Registration site

Click the link above to go to the USA Hockey online registration site. Be sure to print the confirmation page with the bar code and submit it to the registrar. This is also the site used for coach and referee registration. $45

2) Safesport Training - For all Coaches, Manager, and Locker Room Monitors

All Coaches, Manager, and Locker Room Monitors must complete this Safesport safety training. This training is FREE. Please print the Completion Certificate and bring it to our Registrar. Safesport training is good for 2-seasons. NOTE: You will need to provide your USA Hockey Registration number to take the training.

3) MAHA - Background Check Application - Code of Conduct

COACHES - MAKE SURE YOU FILL OUT AND READ THE CODE OF CONDUCT! And bring a copy the Background Check email you receive to our Registrar. MAHA requires background checks for all coaches, managers, officials, board members and all volunteers of junior hockey. This is a national search for the background check. $10 You will need your NGIN/DIBS account log-in for the background check. This background check is good for 2-years, so please save the information for next season.NOTE: You will need to provide your USA Hockey Registration number to complete the Background Screening.


Chris Salani

A.C.E. Director*

Phone: 906-370-1846

Al Wakeham

Registrar ~ Safesport Rep

Phone: 906-370-4404