Since 1955 we at Port Huron Minor Hockey Association have been committed to exposing the game of hockey to the youth in St. Clair County. We have programs for kids of all ages. We offer Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey programs as well as house and

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All coaches and managers in Port Huron Minor Hockey Association are required to be rostered in accordance with all USA Hockey and MAHA rules and guidelines. The top 4 items are needed before you can roster the team and play any games. Please allow a week from the time you turn everything in before you will have your roster.  

 

For all Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches paperwork, click here

If you plan on having any Student Coaches please click here.

 

Step 1: USA Hockey Registration

All coaches must first register with USA Hockey to be rostered. Click here to register with USA Hockey. You will need your USA Hockey Number to complete the steps below. 

*IMPORTANT, please use the same name each year. For example, if you used Robert last year, use Robert this year. Do not use Bob or Rob. 

Step 2: MAHA Background Check

All Coaches, Managers, Locker Room attendants, etc... need to complete a MAHA Background check. They are good for one year and are now a National check. If you completed your background check in 2021-2022 you do not need to do it for the 2022-2023 season.  Click here to complete the background check.

*IMPORTANT, complete this step right away. Doing this in early August will yield a result in a few days. Waiting till September, the peak season, you will be delayed for 7-10 days. 

Step 3: Safe Sport Training

All Coaches, Managers, & Locker Room Attendants must receive Safe Sport training. This now must be completed every year, Click here for more info on the SafeSport program as well as a link to register for the program. 

Step 4: Age Specific Module

USA Hockey has opened the online age-specific modules for the season. These must be done before you can be rostered if you are coaching in a division different than last season. If you are in the same division as last year and you were certified last season you should be good this year. Click here to see what the status of your certification is currently. Click here to visit the website and to begin the module.

Step 5: Coaching Clinic

Each year you are required to take a USA Hockey Coaching Clinic and move up a level. You may stay at your current level even if it’s expired as long as you are coaching U8 or younger. Level 3 is good for 2 years and you can refresh it online up to 2 times and each time that is good for 2 years. After you've exhausted both refresh clinics you must take level 4. For more information on this, click here. To check your level click here. To see when upcoming clinics are click here.