Helena Area Youth Hockey Association

2022-2023 Coaches Application



Welcome to your online Coaches Application Process!

Our Coach-in-Chief, Scott Cunningham, is requesting that all coaches be available for Coaching Seminars/Meetings throughout the season.  This will be primarily for Head Coaches, but all coaches should try to be available for these meetings.

When filling out this Application, please complete all fields marked with a "*"  as these are mandatory fields.

The questions later in the application requiring written responses are limited to 500 characters.

Also please take time and read through the Coaches Code of Conduct as you must mark that you have read and fully understand that policy before you can submit the application.


** With the increased cost of Background Screening coaches will be required to pay the fee up front and they will be reimbursed after you meet all coaching requirements.  Coaching requirements include USA Hockey number, Background Screening, Safesport, Age Modules, Concussion Protocol, and CEP certification.  If you had background screening done last year you will not need to be screened this year.



HAYHA is committed to providing young people the opportunity to have fun learning the skills of skating and the game of hockey while affording them a safe and fun environment to achieve their highest level of play. As a team sport, hockey affirms the importance of commitment, self-discipline, and sportsmanship among participants. The Helena Area Youth Hockey Association is committed to ensuring that all young people who participate in the Youth Hockey Program will develop skills and values which will have lifelong benefit to them and to society, including:

  • development of the skills necessary to play ice hockey
  • knowledge of the rules and strategies of the game
  • knowledge of conditioning techniques that affect short and long term health and performance
  • enjoyment and recreation
  • commitment to teamwork
  • good sportsmanship


Please direct questions to:

Scott Cunningham