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 […]

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 Regroup | April 9th: The Humboldt Broncos

The Humboldt Broncos It took me a long time to figure out what to say as news of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus accident on the highways of rural Saskatchewan began to drip out late Friday night. Like a lot of people in the hockey world, I was glued to the NHL playoff race and flipping […]

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The Regroup: March 19th Edition

Welcome to the TCS Regroup. This is a brand new space to catch you up on all the content on The Coaches’ Site from the previous week, plus special announcements and other favourite stuff from all around the coaching world. First up? A special sit-down with CEO Aaron Wilbur. The Coaches Conference is coming back […]

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Ask A Coach: BCHL Coquitlam Express Head Coach Jason Fortier: Dealing With Change And Believing In The Process

Accepting a head coaching job in early December isn’t easy, particularly when you have to move from one side of the country to the other. That’s exactly what Jason Fortier did. The new bench boss of the BCHL’s Coquitlam Express went from the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League to the Ontario […]

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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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