The team manager plays an important role on any hockey team. He or she is the coordinator, communicator, organizer and all-around support for the team. The most important role is being the liaison between the coaches and the parents and communication is key between all parties. The team manager also helps the coaches with the administration functions of off ice activities, tournaments and general team needs. This allows the coaches to focus on preparing and running practices and games.
We understand that taking on this role is a big job, so we hope that by providing you this Getting Started list we'll get you on the right track. These are the items that you should get done in the next couple weeks.
Getting Started Checklist
1. Schedule a Team Meeting
2. Background Screening
3. USA Hockey Registration
USA Hockey requires all team managers to register with USA Hockey.
4. SafeSport Training
Program offered by USA Hockey, training to prevent abuse. 90 minute course that must be completed by all Coaches and Managers on USA Hockey.