Western Mass Vipers

2020 Coach and Volunteer USA Hockey Number Collection




All Coaches and Volunteers must register first with USA Hockey and then return to this Registration Session to signup for the 2020-2021 Season.

  • Step 1:  CLICK HERE to go to USA Hockey Registration and register.  Be sure to PRINT and SAVE their confirmation code(s). 
  • Step 2:  Return to this registration and proceed. Later in this registration session, you will need to enter the USA Hockey Confirmation Code that you received in Step 1.

Background & CORI Checks – This is a different process from last season. We removed the CORI paper application process, everything is online. This must be done before you participate with your team. Click &/or copy & paste this link: https://www.usahockey.com/backgroundscreen. There is no added cost for this. It is included in your USA Hockey Registration fee. (Please note you will need to upload a copy of your driver’s license so you may want to do that in advance.)


SafeSport – Safesport training is required for all Coaches and Volunteers.  Safesport is valid for one season only.  Check out more information on the USA Hockey web site at https://www.usahockey.com/safesporttraining. There is no cost for this.

*Note that starting this season USA Hockey is now requiring that all coaches and all players 17 and older (2003, 2002, 2001 birth year) must complete Safesport Training. All coaches, officials, volunteers and players WILL NOT be allowed on a roster until the SafeSport training is completed and reflected within their USA Hockey Registration. Click &/or copy & paste this link: https://www.mahockey.org/news_article/show/1031108


Coaching Education – Online Age-Specific Modules – These have been revised to work on USA Hockey’s new learning platform. Coaches need to complete these before participating with their team, so that the age-specific training elements can be incorporated into your practice planning and parent communications. Click &/or copy & paste this link: https://www.usahockey.com/agespecificmodules


Coaching Education – Clinics – DUE TO COVID-19, CLINICS WILL BE OFFERED ONLINE.  If your Coaching Education Clinic credential expires this fall, you need to move to the next level (or possibly renew if at Level 3). For specifics on Coaching Clinic requirements, visit: https://www.usahockey.com/coachingclinics. Clinic Schedules can be found at this page as well. Clinics will be offered from mid-August through late-December, 2020 . The deadline for attending a clinic is December 31. 


Ryan Scott

Phone: 508-887-1275