Our Mission is to provide our youth with the best possible opportunity to HAVE FUN while playing the sport of Ice Hockey. We will do this by: Providing a positive atmosphere for our youth to learn and grow through the activities associated with skating a
Watertown Youth Hockey is a volunteer-based organization. Watertown is always looking for hockey-savvy parents, friends and family to help coach, manage teams, be a member of our Board of Directors and volunteer for any number of other jobs which help keep our organization going. Participating in any youth Sport organization is demanding, and hockey perhaps more so- but the rewards are endless.
The following is a summary of the requirements associated with becoming a volunteer Coach or manager with Watertown Youth Hockey.
These requirements are for all volunteers including staff, Board of Directors, coaches, managers, and any other person involved with Watertown youth hockey players.
1. Volunteer Application
The following form, sometimes referred to as the “WYH Volunteer Application”, must be completed by all volunteers. Completed forms are to be returned to Watertown Youth Hockey where they will be reviewed by the WYH Board of Directors.
The Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information, sometimes referred to as a “CORI”, must be applied for and submitted before the start of every hockey season.
3. USA Hockey Certification All on-ice volunteers must attend USA Hockey Coaches seminars and keep their USA Hockey coaches certification current. Proof of USA Hockey compliance should be sent to the WYH Registrar prior to the start of each season.