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Coaching Information

Now accepting applications

Hopkins Youth Hockey Association has coaching positions for Squirt, PeeWee, and Bantam level coaches for the 2016-17 season.

Experienced and dedicated coaches are sought to join Hopkins Youth Hockey Association.  Positions are available for Head and Assistant coaches at the Squirt, PeeWee, and Bantam levels. Hopkins Hockey is dedicated to the development of the game of hockey and instilling passion for the game in the players we serve.  

Coaches with all levels of experience can apply to join our coaching team.   Head coaches receive a stipend to share with their coaching team - $5,000 for Bantams, $4,000 for PeeWees, and $3,000 for Squirts.  To express your interest please provide a detailed summary of your related experience to Youth Travel Director Vincent Manarin @

Welcome to the Coach's Corner!

Watch this section for updates concerning certification, practice plans or drills that may be of interest to you and other information that should be helpful to coaches of all levels.

If you have coaching ideas to share, please contact our ACE Coordinator Greg Schumacher. 


Recent Coaching Information News

$5 off all home games

Hopkins 2016 graduate and former standout Hopkins High School Hockey player Nathan Nelsen is making an impact on the Minnesota Magicians this year.  The Minnesota Magicians are a Tier II Junior League team in the North American Hockey League, playing out of Richfield.  All youth players receive $5 off admission to home games.  For more information and a look at the game schedule, CLICK HERE.

HYHA Featured in October 2016 Minnesota Hockey Journal

09/29/2016, 8:45pm CDT
By Jill Prohofsky

See pages 26-27 of the October Minnesota Hockey Journal, highlighting our association to kick of the 2016-2017 season.

Coaching Ethics Code

All USA Hockey ice hockey coaches (head and assistant) and instructors must abide by the USA Hockey Coaching Ethics Code, and understand that violations may result in full or partial forfeiture of coaching privileges in programs, at sites or events under USA Hockey’s governance.

All coaches have an obligation to be familiar with USA Hockey’s Coaching Ethics Code. Lack of awareness or misunderstanding of an ethical standard is not itself a defense to a charge of unethical conduct. The USA Hockey Coaching Ethics Code can be found online at under Coaches.