AHIHA Holds USA Hockey Coaching Clinics for 2nd Year

CHICAGO, IL—For the second consecutive year, AHIHA has hosted USA Hockey Coaching Clinics at the Stan Mikita Hockey School this past June. The Clinics are part of an effort by the organization to increase the number of Deaf and Hard of Hearing coaches in the country. Nineteen Coaches attended the USA Disabled Hockey Coaches Clinic.

Congratulations to Bobby, Jimmy, Rich, Brian and Kyle for receiving their Level 1 Certification. Congratulations to AHIHA's new USA Hockey Level 2 coaches, Jessica Goldberg, Hannah Garcia, Carey Siegel, Elijah Gold and Mark Pryor. Special thanks to Amy LaPoe and Doug Dietz for leading the clinics. 

Newly-certified USA Hockey Level 1 Coaches with instructor Amy LaPoe (Photo courtesy AHIHA)
Newly certified USA Hockey Level 2 Coaches with instructor Doug Dietz (Photo courtesy AHIHA)

For more on how to obtain your coaching certification, please visit and contact Kanella Diakoumis ( for information about the next coaching clinic at AHIHA.

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