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Coaching Information

Hopkins Youth Hockey Association is searching for a Youth Travel Coordinator, to oversee our Squirt, Peewee, and Bantam teams.  This position works closely with the coaches on each team, the Coach in Chief, the ACE Coordinator, and the entire Player Development Committee.  This is a stipended position.  To apply, please submit a statement of interest or hockey resume to Bill Winter at president@hopkinshockey.com.

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. 

All travel coaches are automatically a part of the Player Development Committee (PDC).  For information about the PDC, click here.

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
usahockey.com under Coaches.