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Dallas Eakins: What Comes First, Character or Leadership?

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Dallas Eakins has gained plenty of recognition over the years for his contribution to the analytical side of the game. We’ve got standard stats such as goals and assists and we’ve got advanced stats like corsi and WOWY’s. But for Coach Eakins, those statistics don’t amount to much if we’re overlooking two crucial aspects of the game. Character and leadership. …

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Barry Jansen – Assessing Your Leadership Style

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2016 Hockey Coaches Conference Topic: Assessing Your Leadership Style Presenter: Barry Jansen Barry Jansen is a leadership consultant who has successfully assisted coaches in a variety of fields define and enhance their leadership style. Through a thorough leadership assessment, Barry is able to educate individuals about their leadership tendencies and identify tools that will enable them to better connect with …

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Dallas Eakins – What Comes First, Character or Leadership?

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2016 Hockey Coaches Conference Topic: What Comes First, Character or Leadership? Presenter: Dallas Eakins Dallas Eakins has gained plenty of recognition over the years for his contribution to the analytical side of the game. We’ve got standard stats such as goals and assists and we’ve got advanced stats like corsi and WOWY’s. But for Coach Eakins, those statistics don’t amount to …

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Barry Jansen – Assessing Your Leadership Style

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How would you define your leadership style? If you’re struggling with this question perhaps you’ve never considered how effectively you lead and communicate with your players and staff. So much of the focus with coaches is on acquiring new drills, or learning about new tactics and systems, that it’s easy to overlook that there is just as much need for …

Regroup May 13th | What Can Hockey Coaches Learn from Mike Gillis?

In Coaching Hockey, The Regroup by Kelvin CechLeave a Comment

Former Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis has returned to the hockey scene after a self-induced exile to the furthest reaches of the sports world. Australia. Geneva. California. Spain. What sounds like a well-earned vacation was anything but for Gillis, as he used his time to learn tricks of the trade from various sport organizations in each locale. But it …

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2019 Conference Speaker Series: Mike Gillis on Culture, Encouragement, & Sport Science

In Announcements, Culture by Kelvin CechLeave a Comment

The Coaches Site is thrilled to announce that Mike Gillis will be speaking at our 2019 Coaches Conference in Toronto, Ontario. The former agent and general manager of the Vancouver Canucks has resurfaced after a few years spent honing his craft and learning as much as he can about what makes successful organizations tick. Because that’s what makes Mike Gillis …

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PODCAST | USports National Champion UNB Head Coach Gardiner MacDougall

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Canadian university hockey’s national champions once again reside in Fredericton after the University of New Brunswick’s Varsity Reds brought home the David Johnston University Cup. It was UNB’s third championship in four years, an impressive feat, all of which has occurred under the leadership of UNB Head Coach Gardiner MacDougall. Coach Mac knows a thing or two about university hockey. …

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Jeff Brown: How We Develop Hockey Players in St. Louis

In 2018, Culture, Player Development, Premium Videos by The Coaches SiteLeave a Comment

As a former National Hockey League player with a career spanning over a decade and eight teams, Jeff Brown learned a lot about the importance of culture, leadership, and teamwork. The Ottawa, Ontario native followed his playing career with four years in the UHL, NAHL, USHL, and the OHL with his hometown Ottawa 67’s, where he was tasked with putting …

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From Behind the Bench: Developing the Next Generation by Paul Carson

In FROM BEHIND THE BENCH, Leadership by The Coaches Site

Paul Carson’s roles, duties and accomplishments are many. Published children’s book author, educator, coach, hockey dad, Hockey Canada executive, board member of the Coaching Association of Canada are just a few. He understands hockey from pee wee to pro, and as Vice President of Development at Hockey Canada, he understands the need to be progressive in order for the game …

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How to Build an Obstacle-Leaping, Adversity-Defeating, High Performance Hockey Team

In Coaching Hockey, Culture, Leadership by Mike Coldham

Every Head Coach should take advantage of the opportunity to create a Culture Statement that outlines the specific values and beliefs that will be used as a filter to make his/her decisions. These values and beliefs are to be used by every team member to guide their decisions, actions and behaviours. The values and beliefs become the “way things are …