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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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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2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference Schedule Released

The Coaches Site is thrilled to announce our schedule of speakers for the 2017 TeamSnap Coaches Conference on July 14th & 15th at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby, BC. This year we’re covering a bigger range of topics than ever. From fuelling your game to Faceoffs to in-depth Goaltending analysis, this year’s speakers have […]

Join Steve Spott & the Coaches’ Site at the OMHA AGM

There’s nothing we enjoy more than hitting the road and speaking with the men and women on the front lines of grassroots hockey. On June 9th and 10th, we are excited to have the opportunity to do just that at the Ontario Minor Hockey Association’s Annual General Meeting. And we’re not coming alone. As part […]

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TCS Managing Director Aaron Wilbur on Fan 960 talking Vancouver Canucks Hiring Travis Green

“It’s going to help having someone who’s familiar with the younger players in organization.” For The Coaches’ Site founder Aaron Wilbur, the move by the Vancouver Canucks to hire Travis Green as their new head coach signals that the club has embraced full rebuild mode. It’s difficult to remain competitive while also inserting numerous rookies […]

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FROM BEHIND THE BENCH: Finding Identity by Sven Butenschon

Sven Butenschon started playing hockey in 1993 with the WHL Brandon Wheat Kings. After 17 years with stints in the AHL, NHL, and DEL, he decided to make a change. Not long after, Butenschon was behind the bench as assistant coach of the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. Within a year, he was head coach. […]

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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: Effort Not Outcome with Jeff DeGree

Head Coach Jeff DeGree has always had a passion for hockey, which explains why he is at the helm of the Colorado State University Rams. However, the road to his coaching assignment wasn’t your typical climb through the ranks. Instead, it includes a 25-year stint as a criminal defence lawyer. Needless to say, he’s not […]

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