Coaching Opportunities

Scarsdale Youth Hockey Association (‘SYHA’) is a volunteer-run non-profit that was founded in 1996. Our primary goal as an organization is to provide opportunities for children aged 6 - 18 in the Scarsdale and Greater Westchester County area to learn, develop and play ice hockey in a safe, fun, and competitive environment.

We are seeking part-time youth hockey coaches at all age levels to provide a safe and enthusiastic environment and help develop the hockey talent in our program. 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High-level skating experience either as a coach or player
  • Previous experience coaching youth hockey is strongly preferred 
  • Available to be onsite in our lower Westchester, New York based rinks between mid-August and end-March
  • Completion of (min.) USAH CEP Level 1
  • Completion of USAH Age Appropriate Modules
  • Over 18 years old with flexible hours
  • Valid driver's license and own transportation required
  • Self-employed or LLC Employer ID
  • Workers compensation cover or exemption certificate
  • Cleanl Background Check
  • Valid SafeSport Certification
  • First Aid training is preferred but not required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Practice: 2 x 1 hour per week (Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 5pm & 10pm)
  • Games: 2 x 1.5 hours per week (Saturday and Sunday, one home / one away)
  • Tournaments; 2 x tournament attendance (coach’s travel and lodging costs covered by organization)
  • Skill clinics: Conduct up to 5 hours of skill clinics per week per team coached during school breaks. This is equivalent to the same practice and game commitment outside of school breaks.


  • Competitive with youth coaching opportunities in the Greater Westchester Country area
  • Rate to be negotiated based on experience and time commitment
  • Coaches are paid monthly from August to April

Other Benefits

  • Opportunity to to build your coaching resume at a supportive and growing organization
  • Opportunity to coach and skate at attractive rinks like Westchester Skating Academy
  • Favorable practice times on Tuesday & Thursday evenings (no early morning practices)
  • Captive market for private coaching opportunities
  • Fuel reimbursement per mile based at IRS allowed rates
  • Tournament travel and lodging costs reimbursed

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