Learn the secrets behind top programs like Shattuck-St. Mary's and Frölunda HC.
Author - Michael Bonelli
Currently the owner of Mike Bonelli Hockey Solutions, Bonelli has over 35 years of program building and planning experience for ice hockey. He has coached at every level of hockey and is considered as an expert in youth hockey programming, development, retention, and communication.
Bonelli currently works in advisory roles with some of the best support groups in the business of hockey including USA Hockey, USA Floorball, NHL teams like the NY Rangers, NY Islanders and NJ Devils, The Coaches Site, Power Player assessment program, CoachThem drill and practice software, Edge Boss Hockey training aids.
No matter the size of your program, the Directors Club has you covered.
"Every leadership organization has to have a value driven mission statement in order to accomplish anything."
"Make sure that not only is there a shared sense of mission, but make sure that it aligns well with the specific role that you envision them filling."
"...we still have to find ways to not only make it efficient and profitable, but at some point we have to build programming to allow for development."
"Players love routine, parents love routine."
"Empowering parents to get involved in your organization is one of the best ways to get all the little things done..."
"The role can become toxic quickly if you don't have the right check points and support structure in place right from the beginning."
With over 35 years of youth hockey experience, Mike Bonelli will share the elements of architecting successful organizations.