This is a page for new hockey families. Consider it a survival guide. While many sports require little more than sneakers and a lift to practice, hockey is different.
The equipment, the rules, the ice times–hockey is different! It can seem a little overwhelming at times. We are here to help.
Here are some topics we will cover here, on the Hockey Pups page:
- New to Hockey? Start Here
- Hockeyisms: Hockey terms explained
- Want to become a coach?
- Primer on equipment
- Learn to skate
- Learn to play
- New hockey coaches
- FAQ for new coaches (Coming Soon)
USA Hockey Coaching: Want to become a coach? USA Hockey’s coaching page outlines the requirements, and provides links for certifications.
USA Hockey Officiating: Want to become a Ref? USA Hockey’s officiating page outlines the requirements, and provides links for officiating certifications and resources.
FAQ for new hockey parents (Coming soon)