Coaching Application

All Potential Coaches

The Armstrong Arrows are now preparing for the upcoming 2024-25 Hockey Season, we are now seeking coaching applications. If you are a current, previous, or even seeking to become a member of the Armstrong Arrows Coaching Staff, we request that you to click on the following link COACHING APPLICATION and complete the form. Please also feel free to share this with others outside the club you know who may be interested in joining the Armstrong Arrows Coaching Staff.

The AAHL Board and AAHL Hockey Director will review the applicants for consideration prior to the tryouts. The National Bound Head Coaches will be selected by the National Bound Coordinator and named prior to tryouts. Non-National Bound Coaches will be selected, as in the past, following the selection of the teams (Subject to Change).

AAHL Coaching Requirements:

Complete all USA Hockey Requirements prior to Deadlines Coaching Certification (

Follow all SafeSport Rules

Abide by all AAHL and USA Hockey Bylaws, Guideline, Policies and Rules

Attend all Coaching Meetings/Trainings with AAHL Hockey Director

Head Coach Expectations:

Coach the Team in all Practices and Games

Design Age Appropriate Practice Plans using the Recommended USA Hockey Training Structure Guidelines - Skills/Sense/Systems

Plan On and Off-Ice Activities

Implement Pre-Game Preparation

Delegate Responsibilities to Assistant Coaches and Team Manager

Supervision of Player On and Off the Ice

Organize and Conduct Preseason Parents Meeting to Inform them of the Team's Season Plan

Communicate and Collaborate with the AAHL Hockey Director

Assistant Coach Expectations:

Assist with Planning, Organizing and Conducting Practices

Assist with Pre-Game Preparation

Assist with the Operation of the Team during Games

Assist with the Supervision of Players On and Off the Ice

Report to the Head Coach

Communicate and Collaborate with the AAHL Hockey Director

All Coaches should set a good example of sportsmanship and be a good role model for the players.

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