VIDEO | Florida Panthers Skills Coach Paul Vincent at the AHCA Convention

Last month the team at The Coaches’ Site travelled to Naples Florida for the AHCA Convention to host a very special speakers series. The series mirrors what our annual conference looks like, only an abbreviated version. This year we were fortunate enough to host three presentations: Bakersfield Condors Head Coach Jay Woodcroft on his role […]

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The Coaches Site is Going to the World Championships

The IIHF Coaching Symposium is coming to Copenhagen’s Aalborg University on May 12th and 13th, and The Coaches Site is going to be there. The coaching symposium runs in concert with the IIHF World Championships. The World Championships are a huge deal in Europe. People take weeks off work in order to celebrate hockey on […]

UNB Head Coach Gardiner MacDougall: From Grit to Great

As the Head Coach of one the most successful university hockey programs in Canada, Gardiner McDougall knows a thing or two about the importance of grit and how it translates to greatness. University hockey players in Canada face a unique set of challenges – going to class, going to the rink, going to the library […]

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The Regroup | Quotes From Coaches at the AHCA Convention

Last week the team at The Coaches Site travelled to Naples, Florida for the American Hockey Coaches of America’s Coaching Convention. The event is used by NCAA hockey coaches across the country to connect and grow their game. The Coaches Site takes part by hosting a speaker series. These presenters are some of the brightest […]

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The Coaches Site is Headed to Florida

The Coaches Site is going to Florida! Could there be a better place to immerse ourselves in the greatest game on ice than the warm beaches on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico? The American Hockey Coaches Association’s (AHCA) Annual General Meeting takes place April 25-28 in Naples, Florida. This will be our 3rd […]

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The WHL’s All-Time Winningest Coach Don Hay: D-Zone Drills

When you think about Kamloops Blazers Head Coach Don Hay, it’s impossible not to think about the grassroots development of junior hockey in this country. It’s also hard to believe that he actually spent time in the NHL with the Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, and Anaheim Ducks. Every coach in the hockey fraternity knows the […]

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Pro Skills & Drills: Glen Carnegie & the Art of Deception

Confusion. Subterfuge. Deception. These three words are becoming the base upon which our game is developing as we creep closer to the end of the decade. In the never-ending search for more offense, coaches are sending every player possible into offensive rushes. It’s a matter of time before Mike Smith from the Calgary Flames is […]

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