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USA Hockey Coaching Clinic Information

Updated: Oct 9, 2023

A pre-season message from Kris Wing, USA Hockey's Coach-in-Chief for Female Development about clinics, monthly mentoring sessions, and network with other coaches.

Gold Medal Olympians from the 1998 Nagano Olympic Winter Games US Women's Hockey team and female coaches at the 2023 USA Hockey Level 5 Coaches Symposium in May. Special thanks to Massachusetts Hockey for their hospitality in hosting the four-day symposium where coaches attended 25+ hours of on- and off-ice educational sessions and networked with 450 attendees and presenters from across the nation.

August 8, 2023 via e-mail

Hello from USA Hockey - My name is Kris Wing and I am the Coach-in-Chief for Female Development. One of our missions is to grow the number of female coaches in USAH.

This year we will be offering coaching clinics at levels 1 - 4 supporting our female coaches and coaches of female athletes. There will be a set of clinics for female coaches only and another set of clinics for any coach who is coaching females. I am including the dates for these clinics with a private link below each date to be used for registration purposes. If you do not see a clinic date that works for you, please check the USAH coaching site after September for additional clinics. Please feel free to reach each out to me if I can help or assist you in any way.

August Level 2 (Coaches of Females/FC) - August 14 & 16, 2023 7 - 11:00 PM EST

Level 4 (Female Coaches Only) - August 21 & 23, 2023 7 - 10:30/11:00 PM EST

Level 1 (Female Coaches Only) - August 29 & 31, 2023 8 - 11:30/12:00 PM EST

September Level 3 (Coaches of Females/FC) - Sept. 5 & 7, 2023 7 - 11:00 PM EST fc

Level 4 (Coaches of Females) - Sept. 11 & 13, 2023 6 - 10:00 PM EST

Level 1 (Coaches of Females/FC) - Sept. 26 & 28, 2023 6 - 10:00 PM EST fc

If you would be interested in transferring into either of these clinics please let me know.

I am also offering monthly mentoring sessions for Female Coaches with different topics each month. These sessions will be called “Bring It In”. You must register for the session to receive the Zoom Link.

August 9th * Wednesday * 7:00 - 8:00 PM EST Zoom Link - Registration Link - Topic - USAH Coaching Requirements and Next Steps in My Coaching Journey

August 17th * Thursday * 7:00 - 8:00 PM EST Zoom Link - Registration Link - Registration is Not Required Topic - Survey Creation for Data Collection Open to any and all so please share this link.

September 19th * Tuesday * 6:00 - 7:00 PM EST Zoom Link - Registration Link - Topic - Planning and Preparing for Your Upcoming Season - general tips and tricks in main room and then breakout rooms by age group

We have a GroupMe forum to share and to develop and support our community. You can join using the link below - answer the question with - a group to support female coaches.

Thanks for all that you do as a coach. Kris

Kristine Wing USAH CIC FD / MEAHA CEP / ADM Director 207-212-6433


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