At the conference which took place in Moscow between the 23rd and 24th of November 2017, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation stated that the education program for ice hockey coaches according to the national category had started.
The coaches will take tests in their regions which will determine their category and knowledge level.
On the 17th and 18th of January 2018, the first exams took place in Samara and Tolyatti with 61 coaches participating. On January 24 in Novosibirsk, 35 coaches from Siberia and the Far-East will take their tests.
The first RIHF commission for coaches' education will be held in Moscow on January 31st.
Russian Ice Hockey Federation