Apply to be a coach today!
All persons interested and/or registered to coach for Sioux Falls Youth Hockey Association for the 2023-2024 season are invited to contact the SFYHA Director of Hockey at email@example.com
Please register below to apply for a coaching position. The SFYHA Director of Hockey, Coach Houck, will review all applications and assign coaches as needed. SFYHA will generally not assign more than 3 coaches per travel team. Information on SafeSport and Background Screening is provided below. Training and certification are required.
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Per Memo from USA Hockey to local association Registrars – April 13, 2020
“EVERY COACH WHO IS ON THE ICE OR BENCH FOR YOUR PROGRAM MUST BE REGISTERED AND CLAIMED AS A COACH THROUGH THE REGISTRY.”
Register to coach for the 2023-2024 Season
Coaches - Please mark Coach for Screening Process & not Referee. The USA Hockey Registry will not allow a coach to be placed on a roster without Background Screening.
RETURNING COACHES - You are required to complete Background Screening Application every other season. Anyone who did not complete the Background Screening last season, will need to do so prior to getting on the ice.
NEW COACHES - It must be completed before you go on the ice.
USA Hockey requires all coaches to complete the SafeSport Training Program every 12 months. For new coaches, the online training is to be completed PRIOR to any participation with youth players and is free of charge. For returning coaches, members will receive a USA Hockey reminder notice 30 days and 15 days prior to expiration. Failure to comply will be automatice removal from rosters and participation.
The core philosophy of the Sioux Falls Flyers is contained within the SFYHA Drill Book. The SFYHA Drill Book contains numerous drills to develop all areas of team play. Coach Houck has created this resource to be used by our coaches to develop our players with a common vision to assist their transition between playing levels and age groups.
We encourage our coaches to have game film sessions with their players in the provided conference room. You will need to reserve the room ahead of time with the IcePlex to make sure it is not in use. Contact Cherry.Hunter@sfflyers.com to reserve the Scheels Community Room or the Sanford Community Room.
Here are the instructions for using the projector screen: