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USA Hockey SafeSport Program

USA Hockey SafeSport is the organization's program related to off-ice safety.

From the SafeSport site: "USA Hockey has long had systems in place to protect its participants from physical abuse, sexual abuse and other types of abuse and misconduct that can be harmful to youth hockey players and other participants.  These include without limitation Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Screening, Locker Room Supervision and Hazing Policies, in addition to Codes of Conduct applicable to administrators, coaches, officials, parents, players and spectators.  The USA Hockey SafeSport Handbook is intended to update and collect USA Hockey’s various policies to protect its participants from all types of misconduct and abuse."

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SafeSport Training


USA Hockey SafeSport Training Information

Hutchinson Hockey Association

Safesport Training needs to be complete by the time you take the ice.  You will NOT be allowed on the ice until the course is taken.

The SafeSport Training and Refresher Training are each valid for one (1) season.  

As of January 1, 2018, all relevant individuals who need to be SafeSport certified or are seeking recertification will need to complete the new SafeSport training, which features updated content. Once you have completed the new Core SafeSport course, there will be a Refresher course available to recertify. 

You need to complete training if you hold one of the following positions:

  1. Coach at the traveling level: rostered and non-rostered 
  2. Mite level rostered coach
  3. Team manager
  4. Board member
  5. Locker room monitor

Steps for SafeSport Training:

  • Before you can take the SafeSport Training, you must obtain a USA Hockey membership number.
  • If you are a coach, you will need to register under: “Player/Coach”.  This is the registration number that is required for HHA each year.  The cost is $46.
  • If you are a Team Manager, or Volunteer (non-ice participant), then you can select “Manager/Volunteer”.  There is no cost.
  • After you complete registration, you will use this USA Hockey number when creating your SafeSport Account.
  • If you do not have an account, you will be prompted to enter your information to create a free account.
    • Make sure to use the same email you use for USA Hockey Registration and CEP (certification and modules).
    • For coaches, also make sure to use the same name that your CEP is registered under.  (i.e. full name, nickname, etc). 
    • Select USA Hockey as the organization.
    • You will need to enter your coaching number, then click VERIFY.  Then you can create your account.
  • When you have an account, click "Sign In" in the upper right.  You can take the "USA Hockey SafeSport" course. (not the regular one).  There is no cost for this.  A record of your complete will be saved electronically.  **Please print your confirmation page and give to the team manager for the team book.**


USA Hockey SafeSport Program

HHA Locker Room Policy

Kati Katzenmeyer

SafeSport Coordinator

Phone: 6128196339

Josh Karg


Phone: 3205523513

Marc Docken

Coach In Chief, Player Development Committee

Phone: 608.658.0860