Solving the Coach vs. Parents Problem

I was very disheartened to read the article H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Braintree coach steps down in The Patriot Ledger this past week (http://www.patriotledger.com/sports/20170403/hs-girls-basketball-braintree-coach-steps-down). To summarize, successful coach Kristen McDonnell, who had coached the team for eight years, winning 2 state championships and compiling a 166-25 record, simply had enough abuse from some parents of players […]

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Jay Woodcroft: Creating Offense From the Cycle

You can’t coach offense, right? Not the case, according to Jay Woodcroft of the Edmonton Oilers. The video excerpt below was captured just after Woodcroft and head coach Todd McLellan moved on from the offensive firepower of the San Jose Sharks to a hard-luck story in Alberta’s northern capital that would gift them some kid […]

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Ten Things You Can Do to Shorten a Losing Streak

In any given season there are highs and lows associated with winning and losing. When a hockey team is winning, there is flow and a feeling like they are on top of the world. However, when that winning streak flips and becomes a losing streak, it can be mentally and physically draining on both coaches […]

Practice is Everything: Learning From Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks

Hockey coaches have a special opportunity at the beginning of every practice. Unlike football, soccer, or baseball; sports where the coaches basically run onto the same field as their players, hockey coaches get to strap on their skates and re-live, if only for a few blissful moments, the feeling of exhilaration accompanied by stepping onto […]

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Elite Goalies: RVH DOUBLE HINGE RECOVERY

The RVH double hinge recovery tactic is dynamic skating practice that can help you in a variety of situations. Pasco from Elite Goalies walks you through this posture to maximize your development in the skill.     For more from Pasco and Elite Goalies checkout elitegoalies.ca

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Top 5 Ways To Support Your Athlete in the Offseason

Your season is over and the offseason is now here. It’s time to take a breath, rest, and recalibrate. The offseason is crucial. How it’s approached and used will determine the quality of next season. As parents and coaches it’s our responsibility to help our athletes become the best they’re capable of. What does an […]

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