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Can student coaches be on the bench during games? (9/1/2022)

Short answer- only if rostered, within the 4 allotted, and wearing a helmet. 


USA Hockey 2022-23 Annual Guide; Rules and Regulations

V. COACHING EDUCATION PROGRAM
   C. Under-Age Coaches
       (2) Qualifications

• May not act as a head coach or an assistant coach during practices or games.
• May be on the bench during games with an adult. The STUDENT COACH will count as one of the maximum of four Team Officials allowed on the bench.
• Must wear a helmet with full face shield, gloves and skates while on the ice. Must wear a helmet during games while on the bench.