Deceptive players are a threat anywhere on the ice; you never know their next move because they can adapt to different situations.
Author - Venla Hovi
Venla Hovi is the head coach of the female U17 prep team at Okanagan Hockey Academy. She is a former on-ice instructor for the Jets Hockey Development and was the assistant coach for the University of Manitoba Bisons.
Following a long playing career, the native of Tampere, Finland has gained experience coaching both female and male players of all ages and skill levels.
She is the founder and director of VH Hockey, a training platform for athletes, including hockey camps, and a future mentorship program. She is also a video analyst coach for 44 Vision Hockey, a platform that helps players to improve their game through video breakdown.
Venla is an active advocate for gender equality and enjoys inspiring younger generations to better the future in hockey.