2016 Hockey Coaches Conference
Topic: From Grit to Great
Presenter: Gardiner MacDougall
“Wouldn’t you like to be known as a coach as a guy who just finds a way to get it done?”
As the Head Coach of one the most successful university hockey programs in Canada, Gardiner McDougall knows a thing or two about the importance of grit and how it translates to greatness. University hockey players in Canada face a unique set of challenges – going to class, going to the rink, going to the library – it’s not easy.
But for Gardiner McDougall and the University of New Brunswick’s Varsity Reds, it’s precisely that challenge that makes the journey worth the effort.