The Boston bruins will be holding a Coaching Symposium on Saturday, October 4, 8 AM at the TD Garden. Anyone can attend. However, only Level 2 certification and Level 3 certification or recertification can be achieved. This program will not result in .Level 1 certification A link to the registration page is here: http://bruins.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=57344.
Join the Boston Bruins and USA Hockey for the 2014-15 Boston Bruins Coaching Symposium taking place on Saturday, October 4 at TD Garden.
The Boston Bruins Coaching Symposium is a marquee event that offers USA Hockey certified coaches a valuable opportunity to learn from the very best. This event is free and is open to USA Hockey certified coaches and current amateur coaches. Last year's keynote speakers included Boston Bruins President Cam Neely, Head Coach Claude Julien, Assistant Coaches Doug Houda and Doug Jarvis, USA Hockey Regional Managers Roger Grillo & Ty Hennes, and USA Hockey's Senior Director, Kevin McLaughlin.
Speakers and timing for the 2014 Boston Bruins Coaching Symposium will be confirmed at a later date closer to the event. Watch a recap of last season's Coaching Symposium.
While attending the 2014 Boston Bruins Coaching Symposium, USA Hockey coaches can also earn their Level 2 and 3 certifications, or recertify a preexisting Level 3 certification by registering here and paying a $40 fee. Select 'CEP High Performance' under Clinic Level and MA as the State. Please note, Level 1 certifications will not be available at this year's Coaching Symposium.
At the June 11, 2014 GSL meeting Rule 9. Coaching Certification of the Rules and Policies of the Greater Springfield League Junior Amateur Hockey League was amended to now state:
9. Coaching Certification
(a) All coaches of GSL teams must be in compliance with the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program by the deadlines set in Article II, sec. 2 of the rules and regulations of Massachusetts Hockey, Inc. (presently: November 1st of the current season for Bantam and Midget; and December 31st of the current season for Mite, Squirt and Pee Wee).
(b) Coaches who are determined at the January meeting of the GSL not to be in compliance with the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program shall not be allowed on the ice for the remainder of the season during a team’s practice or on the bench during a team’s game(s). Any coach determined not to be in compliance with the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program who subsequently comes into compliance shall provide proof of the same to the President or a Vice President of the GSL and shall thereafter be permitted to resume coaching without penalty from that point forward.
(c) A team will forfeit any games where a coach is on the bench during any game after heaving been determined to not be in compliance at the January meeting of the GSL with the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program.