Please take the time to fill out a coaches evaluation form for each coach on your team a copy of this form was emailed to each family. If you would like to be a coach next season, please fill out the coaching application. Both documents can be found by clicking association and documents.
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The Livingston Blues annual board member nomination meeting will be held Wednesday March8that 6:30 in theSchrader building classroom 4. Any current member of the organization is eligible to run for a position. Current member is defined as a parent/guardian of a registered participant or a coach without children participating. Anyone wishing to run for the President or Vice President must have 2 years as aLBYHboard member per our bylaws. Nominees must be present to accept the nominations. Elected positions with no nominations will become appointed positions.
The following shall be elected positions:
B. Vice President
E. Association Coaching Education Director
F. Equipment Manager
G. Member at Large
H. Member at Large
I. Member at Large
J. Member at Large
The following shall be appointed positions:
B. Empire Representative
C. WNY Representative
D. Director of Communications
F. Ice Coordinator
The LYBH Organization is Required to provide the Empire League with a Vice President for next year, and this person would be President the following year. The Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each Month, 6:30 pm till (approx time is 2 Hrs) at the Bill Grays Complex in Henrietta. Main responsibility of the VP, is Play Down Schedule. We are looking for a Volunteer.
Playoff hockey is here. Mark your calendars as the Ice Knights are home this Wednesday, 2/22 at 7pm vs Brockport. Spread the word and let's #PacktheIRA! Stay tuned for ticket information released soon by Geneseo Knights. #OneKnight
Lets see if we can pack a section with Blues players wearing their jersey and showing their support for the big kids!
A. All coaches and assistant coaches for all teams after August 1 of the current playing season must have completed the USA Hockey and NYS Hockey requirements for coaching prior to them being allowed to participate with a team, as follows:
(i) The coach shall have registered with USA Hockey, completed screening certification, and obtained Safesport certification;
(ii) Attain, or register for, an appropriate coaching clinic; and
(iii) Effective for the 2017-2018 season, complete the appropriate age classification module by November 1. Failure to comply with this Rule will result in the Association/team not being
able to roster the coach, ineligibility of the team for play, and forfeiture of games and other and other penalties as the NYS Hockey Board of Directors may deem appropriate. No exemptions will be granted by the Coach in Chief.
B. No coaching changes will be permitted from January 1 to January 31 of each year unless approved by the respective Section President. After January 31 all requests for coaching changes must be approved by the NYSAHA Board of Directors or Executive Committee.
C. All coaches (heads and assistants) as well as instructors of USA Hockey programs shall be registered for the current season (before the start of the season) in order to be eligible to coach/instruct in any regular season activities (practices, clinics, games, tournaments, try-outs, etc.) of NYSAHA, District, Regional Playoff, National Championships or in the USA Hockey
D. There will be an annual fee as determined by USA Hockey, to register the coaches (heads and assistants) and instructors. If a coach or instructor has paid a registration fee for the current year as a player, he/she shall not be required to pay an additional fee as a coach or instructor for said registration.
E. All ice hockey coaches as well as instructors of USA Hockey programs shall be registered for the current season (before the start of the season) in order to be eligible to coach/instruct in any regular-season activities (practices, clinics, games, tournaments, try-outs, etc.), state, district, regional playoff, national championships or in the USA Hockey Player Development Programs. There will be an annual fee to register the coaches (head and assistants) and instructors. Coaches who also play on a USA Hockey registered team are required to pay this registration fee only once per year. Coaches may register as participants online at usahockey.com or through a local
association/member program (refer to Section I Participant Registration). Junior coaches shall register with and through their teams with the junior registrar.
F. PLEASE NOTE:
Note 1: All USA Hockey Coaching Education Program Instructors and National Player Development Camp coaches will be exempt from the annual participant registration fee, but must
complete the participant registration process.
Note 2: The head coach and all assistant coaches of each disabled hockey team must complete the required CEP registration and proper level of certification. Those volunteers or employees who assist with helping disabled hockey teams (i.e. interpreters, pushers, on-ice mentors, etc.) must be
properly registered with USA Hockey but are not required to attend a CEP clinic and otherwise comply with these rules and regulations.
G. All ice hockey coaches and instructors of registered USA Hockey youth/high school (except for those teams participating not in regular scheduled competition), disabled, girls/women’s 19 & under and below programs must wear an ice hockey helmet during all on-ice session, including
practices, controlled scrimmages and coach and referee clinics (seminars). This rule will also apply to coaches of teams not normally subject to this rule while on the ice at any of the events previously mentioned in this section. The helmet must be properly worn with the chin strap properly attached. Failure to comply with this policy will result in the following discipline:
1st Offense: Written warning from Association to coach within
10 days with a copy to the appropriate Section Vice President
2nd Offense: 2 Game Suspension
3rd (or subsequent) Offense: Immediate Suspension pending
A hearing as per USA Hockey Bylaw 10, C (Suspension or Disciplinary
Hearings/Domestic Competition (Non Playing Rules)