Ask A Coach: University Of Vermont Associate Coach Kyle Wallach – Academics, Recruiting & Preparation

Kyle Wallach is currently enjoying a challenging season as an associate coach with the University of Vermont Men’s Hockey Team. For Kyle and the rest of the staff at UVM, of course winning hockey games is important, but when you’re overseeing a program that’s built on the balance between academics and athletics, sometimes the bigger […]

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Using Analytics for Feedback in Youth Hockey

We are checking in with Michael Berra, Director of Coaching with the St. Louis Blues AAA development teams. Berra tells us, “Coach Metrics provides a platform that has helped our teams identify areas in which we need improvement both as individuals and as a team. Now we actively track where individuals are having success and […]

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The Erie Otters are using Analytics to Promote Skill Development

This week we visit Christopher Hartsburg, Head Coach of the Erie Otters in the Ontario Hockey League. Part of the purpose of our “Monday Metrics” series is to share how different coaches are using statistics and analytics to benefit their teams, as well as why they’ve chosen to use the Coach Metrics software. To begin […]

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How Does Brennan Sonne use Analytics to Help his Team?

This edition we visit with Brennan Sonne, HC of Les Ducs d‘Angers in France. His junior playing career included stints in the BCHL and WHL before moving on to play three seasons at the University of British Columbia. He then worked three seasons as an Assistant Coach with the Everett Silvertips before accepting the Head […]

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Why Does Sacred Heart Track Scoring Chances?

Joel Beal, Associate Head Coach at Sacred Heart University. The Pioneers have been harnessing the power of analytics for three seasons. “Each year we have been able to tweak our reporting and our data collection to further understand what is occurring during those 60 minutes of a game from a statistical standpoint. The customization ability […]

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JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY – South Delta Minor Hockey

South Delta Minor Hockey Association is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides a complete minor hockey program. The association is made up of over 800 players, male and female, residing in Ladner & Tsawwassen, British Columbia. SDMHA is committed to the development of every player in the association, ensuring the development of individual skills, team […]

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2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference Highlights

A couple of weeks has passed since our 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference, and we’re still recovering from the excitement and adrenaline it takes to pull off an event like this. But the feedback we’ve received from both delegates and presenters has been overwhelmingly positive, making all the hard work worth it. This year, our […]

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Gatorade Coach of the Year

The Coaches Site is thrilled to announce that the winner of this year’s GATORADE COACH OF THE YEAR Award is Shawn McQuistin. The 26-year-old Richmond native has been coaching in the Seafair Minor Hockey Association for five years, including three years of spring hockey, at the Bantam and Atom levels. This year, Shawn will be […]

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Ray Ferraro at the 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference

There are a few reasons why Ray Ferraro is one of the most recognized names in hockey. His playing career spanned nearly two decades, and his broadcast career now sees him analyzing some of the biggest games in the league. But what we appreciate most about Ferraro is his approach to the game. He’s spoken […]

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