Job Posting: Vancouver Thunderbirds Call for Coaches

The Vancouver Thunderbird Minor Hockey Association is looking for qualified minor hockey coaches to fill coaching positions for all streams of the Association – Rep, Recreational and Initiation – for the upcoming 2017/18 Hockey Season.  Vancouver Thunderbirds, which is based on the west side of Vancouver, is one of the largest minor hockey associations in […]

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We are headed to Florida for the AHCA convention

A hockey coaches’ convention? In Florida? Surrounded by smart hockey people committed to growing the game and improving the experience of the players from the grassroots level on up? Count us in. The Coaches’ Site is proud to announce we’re returning to the AHCA coaches’ convention in Naples, Florida at the end of April. The […]

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FROM BEHIND THE BENCH: Into the Wild by Bliss Littler

Bliss Littler had 12 years’ experience in the United States Hockey League (with the Omaha Lancers, Tri-City Storm and Topeka Scarecrows) and held USA Hockey’s all-time junior hockey record for career wins before he joined the Wenatchee Wild. After leaving Omaha, it was a non-compete clause in the USHL that limited his options and nudged […]

What is a ‘Hockey Guy’?

Is it the guy who sits in a bar yelling at the players zipping across the enormous tv screen? Yelling at them to ‘hit ’em’ or ‘shoot’ or ‘move the *&*#$* puck!’. Or is a ‘hockey guy’ the guy who can tell you who the Canucks drafted first in ‘76 (trick question, first pick that […]

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Minor Hockey Talk: Oldschool Vs Newschool

With Special Guest Rick Lanz

If there’s one thing we know it’s that there’s not one specific way to make a hockey player. They come in all shapes and sizes, from various economic back grounds and more and more from all over the world. It’s like buying furniture from Ikea, following the instruction and then voila…you’ve got yourself an NHL […]

Xmas Coach Promotion

For a limited time we are offering a 20% discount on an annual subscription to our TCS | MEMBERS site. For only $95 (CDN) you’ll receive access to our full library of conference videos featuring some of the top coaches in the game today. That’s less than $8 a month for unlimited access to over 60 […]

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FROM BEHIND THE BENCH: The Italian Job by Mark Holick

Mark Holick was very familiar with North American ice after leading the WHL’s Prince George Cougars and the Kootenay Ice, as well as the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch. Not to mention coaching stints with the South Surrey Eagles (leading to a Royal Bank Cup victory), as well as multiple turns with the BCHL and AJHL. These […]

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Guide to Stench Control

You can literally smell the effort put forth by a hockey player once a game is finished. It is important that hockey players don’t take that smell lightly. Part of taking care of yourself is taking proper care of your equipment. Pro Stock Hockey created a way to help put smell in the penalty box. […]

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