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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 for  A Level and Girls Head Coaches. 

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

  • Philosophy and approach that 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 

  • 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 May 30.  Thank you for your consideration.

Coaching Application Link


The GBAYHA Director of Hockey  is approved by the GBAYHA Board. 2021-22  Director: Joe Gerarden

The Director of hockey has chosen the following Level Liaisons  for the 2021-22 Season.  Questions about coaching, development,  or member issues please contact your corresponding Liaison.  



Mite/8U liaison- 
Squirt/10U liaison-
PeeWee/12U liaison-
Bantam/14U liaison-
Girls liaison- 


Director Of Hockey

Joe Gerarden


Volunteer Registration for the 2021-22 Season is NOW OPEN

Click the tab to get started.  Volunteer registration has all the links needed for safesport, background screen, and coaches information.  Coaches, Managers, Board members, and Locker room Supervisors please complete.  Thank you for being a volunteer.  

Contact information for Coaching Committee

Shane Dickson

Coaching Committee

Mike Buchan

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Nick Glander

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Andy Herald

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Matt Molaski

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Mike Szkodzinski

Coaching Committee