Professional ice hockey player Nino Niederreiter in team bus with young and upcoming players

Greater safety for the next generation of ice hockey players

The "Program for Safety in Junior Ice Hockey" [Programm für Sicherheit im Eishockey-Nachwuchs] promotes the theme of safety in ice hockey. In collaboration with Swiss Ice Hockey, Zurich is offering clubs four modules: A vehicle check and driver safety training for coaches and support staff, so that the young players are safe on the road. An emergency training for trainers and support staff, to deal with injuries correctly, and an online training course for parents. The latter module covers issues such as buying a helmet.

clubs are already certified based on the «Program for safety in junior ice hockey»
people have so far taken part in the safety program
junior ice hockey players are on the road for their sport every day
Certified clubs

Registration phase for the safety program now closed

At the moment, no further registrations are possible.

More safety for children who play or watch ice hokey – that is the mission of the "Program for Safety in Junior Ice Hockey". The program has been jointly launched by Zurich and Swiss Ice Hockey. The registration phase is now closed.

Nino Niederreiter

Ambassador Nino Niederreiter about the safety program

«Many trainers, coaches and other volunteers make a huge contribution to ice hockey. They drive children to training and matches, sometimes over long distances. It's great that Swiss Ice Hockey and Zurich are supporting these important people in all clubs, helping them to provide the greatest possible safety for the players."

Nino Niederreiter, ambassador for the «program for safety in junior ice hockey»

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