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2015-16 Coaching Application

By Ed Ferris, 01/29/15, 10:15PM CST



The San Antonio Youth Hockey Association is looking for coaches for the 2015-16 Season.   Positions available are:

Age Division Head Coach -  The Age Division Head Coach is responsible for conducting tryouts for their specific age division, selecting players, coaches and team managers.

Team Head Coach - Typically, Age Division Head Coaches serve as the Team Head Coach if there is only one team within an age division.  However, should SAYHA field more than one team in an age division, a Team Heach Coach is named to run a team for the season.

Assistant Coach - Assistant Coaches work with the Age Divison Head Coach and/or Team Head Coach to develop and conduct the practice plans and game strategy as assigned by the Head Coach.

Specialty Coaches - Skill specific coaches work with various teams to help strengthen specific skill sets for each team  Examples would be a goalie coach, power skating coach, face-off coach, etc.  Specialty coaches work under the direction of the Head Coach.

Team Manager - Team Managers serve as the communications hub for each team and work in conjunction with the coaches to ensure the off-ice activities of the team flow smoothly.

The application and tentative announcement dates for each position are as follows:

Position        ________       Application Due     Announcement Date

Age Division Head Coach       2/13/15                  3/30/15      CLOSED

Team Head Coach                                                    7/30/15      CLOSED

Assistant Coach                                                        7/30/15      CLOSED

Specialty Coach                                                        7/30/15      CLOSED

Team Manager                       After Tryouts           8/10/15      CLOSED

Everyone with an interest, regardless of experience is encouraged to apply for any of these volunteer positions. Applications are available directly from the Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner, or attachments below. 

Any questions, please call Ed Ferris at 210-889-6334 or Billy Kaye at 706-495-9645.

Congratulations to our Age Division Coaches for the 2015/2016 Season!

On April 8th, the Board of Directors received nominations from the Commissioner for the 2015/2016 Age Division Coaches. Coaches were then voted into their positions by the Board of Directors and were announced to the general membership at our End-of-Year Banquet on April 14th.

Congratulations, Age Division Head Coaches!

Squirt:                     Coach Jason Puchot

Peewee:                   Coach Dustin McArthur

Bantam:                      Coach Brian Shantz

Midget Minor:                  Coach Paul Blum

Midget Major:              Coach Doug Tresnak