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Coaching Minor Hockey Defensemen: 3 Questions to Ask After a Tough Shift

In Coaching Hockey, Leadership by Kelvin Cech

Coaching Minor Hockey Defensemen: 3 Questions to Ask After a Tough Shift

This was the summer of asking questions. From the red tide-ridden shores of Naples, Florida for the American Hockey Coaches Association’s convention to Humber College and The Coaches’ Site’s conference and everything in between, one coaching theme was repeated over and over again.

Asking questions.

At first glance it might seem counter intuitive for presenters like Bakersfield Condors Head Coach Jay Woodcroft or Florida Panthers Associate Coach Jack Capuano to ask questions of their audience, but that’s exactly what they did. How do we build the fastest team ever assembled? asked Jay Woodcroft. How do we deal with talented young players like Josh Ho Sang? Jack Capuano wondered out loud during his 1on1 interview with Coaches Site Founder Aaron Wilbur.

That’s how coaches are wired these days: to ask questions first, and then do the work to find answers.

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About the Author
Kelvin Cech

Kelvin Cech

Former editor in chief of The Coaches Site, current head coach of the Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.

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