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Welcome to the Official Website of the Green Bay Area Youth Hockey Association

The Green Bay Area Youth Hockey Association (GBAYHA), is a non-profit volunteer organization that strives to provide safe and affordable hockey and instruction for children in the Green Bay Area.

We believe that participants receive the important benefits of fitness, sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership, and cooperation that will help each child achieve his or her personal goals, and contribute to the greater good of the community.

Announcing the 2017-2018 "A" and Girls' Team Coaches

Bantam A:  Pete Rentmeester
Peewee A: Tim Coughlin and Matt Molaski
Squirt A:  Ryan Wempe

14U: AJ Aitken
12U: Andy Bradford
10U: Joe Gerarden

Coaching Applications for 2017-18 Season

The Green Bay Area Youth Hockey Association is seeking coaching candidates for all levels of play (U8 through Bantam and Girls U10, U12, and U14) for the upcoming 2017-18 season. 

Applications will be accepted through September 15.

We are passionate about growing hockey in our community and recognize that coaches are critical to developing our players and our program.  We are looking for candidates that can serve as Assistant Coaches and other level coaches.  "A" and Girls head coach recommendations were approved at the June Board meeting, while the remaining positions will be filled in September.

Criteria: GBAYHA is looking for coaches that meet the following criteria:

  • Philosophy and approach that fully embraces the USA Hockey ADM.
  • Teacher:  We are looking for coaches that have the ability and desire to teach core fundamental hockey skills and concepts.
  • Organized: Prepare practice plans that utilize the shared full ice and concepts of the USA ADM philosophy (e.g., small area games, multiple stations, high on-ice coach to player ratio).
  • Collaborative: Highly values of the ideas of others and shares responsibility for outcomes with other on-ice and off-ice leaders.
  • Good Communicators
    • Provide verbal feedback to players during the season.
    • Comfortable communicating with other coaches and families.
  • Passionate about developing our young athletes.
  • Experience: We prefer prior hockey coaching and playing experience for "A'" and Girls Head Coaches.
  • USA Hockey Certification: All coaches will have to be USA hockey certified by the start of the hockey season which includes enrollment in the CEP and completion of age appropriate modules, along with SafeSport certification and Protecting Youth Sports (Background Check). 

Interested candidates should fill out an application at the following link by September 15, 2017.


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    Green Bay Area Youth Hockey Association
    Cornerstone Community Center
    1640 Fernando Drive •  DePere,  WI  54115
    Phone: (920) 403-2000 • Fax: (920)403-2004