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Coaching Resources

This section of the website is dedicated to supporting GPYHA coaches, whether first year coaches or veterans.  

Access to some of the items within may be restricted to GPYHA coaches.  If you are a GPYHA coach and are not able to access these areas, please contact Scott Lindsay.

Steps to Becoming a Coach

There are several steps that must be taken for a coach to be recognized and certified by USA Hockey

Below is a checklist of these steps.  This can be useful for a new coach to get started, but also for more experienced coaches to review periodically to ensure that they are current.

For more detailed description of these steps, link to 'Steps to Become a Coach' page HERE.

Managing Your Team's Web Page

Below are some tips to help you to utilize your team web page.

Sport NGIN Team Management

Instructions to coaches to help manage their team via SportNGIN.

How to post photos to your team page

Coaching Documents & Links

Below are a number of documents and Links to resources that may help you with team administration.


Coaches are responsible for identifying and coordinating participation in non-GPYHA tournaments for their team. Make sure to schedule early, as many fill up fast! Below are some resources that may be helpful to you.

Tournament Central

The New England District maintains a list of sanctioned tournaments on their website.

Heyliger Tournament

Held in Dover, NH.

Coaching Drills

Below are hockey drills resources.  These are great for getting together a practice plan and many also offer great skills videos that can be shared with your team.