Every Team Needs a Manager

The Team Manager helps overall communications within the team and helps with administrative functions and events.

The responsibilities of a Team Manager help to ensure the Coach is able to focus their energy on both the team and individual player’s development for the year.


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Create Team score sheet labels with player names and jersey # through template found on the MYH Webiste under Documents; Team Manager Guide; MYH-Roster Labels (Avery 8163). Print copies for the Coach’s for the games (3 labels used per game)

Assist with planning & scheduling of any events and determine if bye is needed- eg. Beginning of season Parent’s Meeting, tournaments, Bruins/P-Bruins or other team activities

Updating the team website/calendar on MYH site with schedules; games, practices and skills.

Communicate/email with team members/families regarding schedule changes, team events etc.

Tournaments & Special Events

During the season, many teams look to create additional fun and excitement for the players and the families both on and off the ice. Some examples of these events and links to additional information and the contacts for these events are below.

Please note that tournaments fill up VERY quickly so need to be booked as early as possible.

  • Tournaments-see Tournaments Document on MYH Website Under Documents; Manager Guide; Tournaments or in the Appendix below
  • Mass Hockey sanctioned tournaments- ( –outside MA, notify MYH & file Travel Permit (appendix)
  • Providence Bruins Pre-Game/Intermission Skate ( group-outings) or contact Brian Branco at 401-680-4703 or
  • Boston Bruins Pre-Game/Intermission Skate - Minimum ticket purchases required and vary by event chosen


What is the “Red Book”? The “Red Book” is the Coach’s and Team Manager’s Handbook and can be linked from below or from the MYH Home Page under Links. It contains the leagues bylaws, contacts and each town’s conference rep and more for the respective conferences. In addition, it explains how each conference handle’s bye requests and/or rescheduling of games.

Bye Requests

It’s very important to request your bye per the dates in the “Red Book”, or as early as you know your event date – especially if your team plans an event September to Thanksgiving – as that schedule is complete and released the first week of September. Game schedules are released per the dates in the Red Book for the current season;

  1. September – first week after Coach’s meeting, games released until Thanksgiving
  2. November – late November Director’s meeting, games released until February Break (balance divisions)
  3. February – late February Director’s meeting, games released until end of season (March)
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