All Coaches, Coordinators and Board Members of WFHA must obtain a USA Hockey Membership number. The cost for a coach to obtain a USA Hockey Membership number is $46 along with a $15 affiliate fee (North Dakota Amateur Hockey Association) and reimbursable once you have successfully completed the Coach and Coordinator Registration.
All volunteers and employees who directly supervise children under the age of 18 are required to pass a USA Hockey background check before participating in their role on behalf of WFHA. The cost of this background check is $30 for US Citizens, $75 for Canadian Citizens, and $150 for International Citizens. Upon successful completion of all required tasks for this role, the fee charged would be reimbursable by WFHA through the registration process.
Background checks are only needed every two years, so if you are unsure if you need one, please check out the NDAHA website here to confirm.
The eight digit self registration ID number for USAH to initiate your screen is 35615801.
USA Hockey SafeSport is the organization's program related to off-ice safety. This includes without limitation Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Screening, Locker Room Supervision and Hazing Policies, in addition to Codes of Conduct applicable to administrators, coaches, officials, parents, players and spectators. All Coaches and Coordinators are required to complete their SafeSport before supervising players within WFHA. This is free to complete.
USA Hockey Coaching Certification only needs to be completed once per age level. This must be completed prior to participating in any team activities and cannot be added to a roster until completed.
If you are unsure of your CEP number, you can look it up on USA Hockey here.
FAQ about your CEP and modules can be found here on USA Hockey.
Your last step to becoming a coach with the West Fargo Stampede is to complete your registration. This helps us communicate better and process your reimbursement to becoming a coach!
We look forward to a great season!
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