"Every leadership organization has to have a value driven mission statement in order to accomplish anything."
All that should matter is the individual development of the player. And if you do that, the team will get better.
"The number one thing that we all need to realize is our youth hockey programs will be better if we work on a development model versus a competition...
Teaching does not mean learning. Coaches need to check for understanding.
Initiation Skills Series
Keeping parents involved and educated is a big part of succeeding as a coach.
Athletes perform best when they feel calm, confident, and prepared.
Don't be THAT parent.
"Make sure that not only is there a shared sense of mission, but make sure that it aligns well with the specific role that you envision them filling."