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Competitive Coaches for 2021-2022 Season - Application Now Available!

The Waconia Youth Hockey Association is looking for non-parent coach applicants at the Squirt, Pewee, and Bantam boys levels and at the U10 and U12 girls level.  Our coaches are some of the highest paid in the metro and we include paid travel for out of town tournaments + reimbursement of expenses. 

Please Note - Mites Coaching application will come later this fall. This is only for Competitive levels at this time! 

The Waconia Hockey association is dedicated to the development and advancement of their athletes.  The WHA has a top tier in season off ice program for competitive teams, robust practice schedule, and an experienced and supportive hockey development committee that will support coaches needs/requests. 


  • Candidates should have ice hockey coaching and playing experience
  • 3+ years’ experience coaching at applied level or higher preferred but not required
  • Multiple year commitment to head coaching role preferred
  • Non-parent of current WHA athlete preferred
  • Schedule allows to be present at vast majority of games and practices, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel within the state of MN
  • Hiring is conditional on the successful completion of a criminal background check; applicants should also either possess or be able to attain required background clearances and necessary USA Hockey coaching certification

Compensation - Non-Parent Coaches

$4000/nonparent head coach (1 per team)

$1500/nonparent assistant coach 

$1500 total coach expenses per team (all coaches combined). 

If interested, please fill out the online application below. Also please email Dan Shuler at  with a brief summary of your hockey and coaching experience.

WHA 2021-2022 Season!

Summer is here and WHA is busy preparing for the 2021-2022 season. We are excited for what's instore and a fresh start this fall! 

Stay tuned for more information coming soon: 

* Competitive Coaches Application

* 2021-2022 Season Registration  - Now Open!

* Fall Rookie Camp 

* Mites Coaches Application 

* Pre-Season Skills Camp and Tryouts

* And more! 

2021-2022 WHA Guide Book

Raffle Calendar Ticket Winners!

2021 has arrived and it's time to begin the announcement of our Raffle Calendar Winners! Winners will notified at the beginning of the month they win in and posted HERE

Congratulations and thank you for supporting Waconia Hockey! 

Waconia Board Minutes

Want to learn more about what's happening in WHA and our Board? Check out Board Meeting Minutes HERE

Check out our NEW Events page where upcoming Waconia Hockey happenings are listed!

2021-2022 Season Registration is now OPEN!

WHA is looking for a volunteer for a Sponsorship Co-Coordinator Position

For 2021 we are looking to split the duties of the Sponsorship Coordinator position into two roles. We have one filled and are seeking another proactive, positive personality to represent and promote the WHA. 

More info below on the Key Volunteer Page, link below!

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Thanks to Our Local Sponsors!