Ice Hockey Coaching Tips & Drills


Craig Cunningham interview on Sportsnet 960

Craig Cunningham recently spoke with Sportsnet 960 host Ryan Pinder, in the lead up to the 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference. Cunningham spoke to the radio host about his incredible story that begins as he is a young boy growing up in Trail, BC who loses his father, to a spitfire who works as hard […]

Glen Gulutzan: Hockey Sense Overrides Positioning

“Try and contain the battle to one side.” After being responsible for the defensemen at UBC for the past year and learning more about what works and what doesn’t at that level, I can safely say that one of the toughest situations in a game to manage is forwards attacking our blue line with speed. […]

Jim Paek interview on Sportsnet 960

Jim Paek has some impressive titles under his belt. He is a two time Stanley Cup winner, the first Korean-born athlete to play in the NHL, and is currently the head coach of the South Korean national men’s hockey team. He recently spoke with Sportsnet 960 host Ryan Pinder before boarding a flight to Vancouver […]

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Six Things a Hockey Coach Can Remember to Perform at Their Best!

“You can’t be common, because a common man goes nowhere. You have to be uncommon.” -Herb Brooks USA Hockey Coach 1980 Being a hockey coach can be an amazing and fulfilling experience. However, it can also be a very stressful and difficult experience. Coaches are required to lead the team strategy, work the bench during […]

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2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference Highlights

A couple of weeks has passed since our 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference, and we’re still recovering from the excitement and adrenaline it takes to pull off an event like this. But the feedback we’ve received from both delegates and presenters has been overwhelmingly positive, making all the hard work worth it. This year, our […]

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Using Video Analysis to Help Your Players Skating

Using video analysis to improve hockey players full skill set. The advancements in technology over the past 10 years has been nothing short of incredible. We have gone from WAP mobile internet on tiny screens to 4G speeds that enable us to talk face to face with anyone, anywhere in the world! The addition of […]

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Gatorade Coach of the Year

The Coaches Site is thrilled to announce that the winner of this year’s GATORADE COACH OF THE YEAR Award is Shawn McQuistin. The 26-year-old Richmond native has been coaching in the Seafair Minor Hockey Association for five years, including three years of spring hockey, at the Bantam and Atom levels. This year, Shawn will be […]

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On Youth Athletes, Pressure, & Using Your Voice

Do you use your voice? I’m writing this article in direct response to a submission in The Athletic written by Matt Clune, younger brother of former National Hockey Leaguer Rich Clune. Read Recovery: The Rise, Fall, & Redemption of the Clune Brothers. But as Matt describes, the fact that his older brother played in the NHL […]

On Youth Athletes, Pressure, & Using Your Voice Ice Hockey Coach Matt Clune

DESIGN YOUR OWN TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SUMMER ICE HOCKEY

School is finally out, kids are excited and families are on their way to enjoying summer. Whether you’re up at the lake, cabin, or just chilling in the back yard, I know you’re wondering what your young hockey player can do to stay in shape. I have parents ask me every year if I can […]

TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGN YOUR OWN SUMMER ICE HOCKEY

High to Low in the Offensive Zone

Recently, the Los Angeles Kings made a point to reference the fact that their team needs to generate better chances. This topic was revisited in a recent piece on pursuing Joe Thornton. In both pieces, the Kings are discussed as needing to generate higher quality chances to the slot area, whether that’s through passing or […]

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