(Assistant) Coach’s Corner, Part 1 – My coaching debut

Coaching hockey is something I have always been interested in, and I have been thinking about getting involved with my local hockey association for several years. I've mentioned in previous posts that I think coaching in minor hockey is a very important and undervalued role in the development of youngsters. A good coach can teach …

Part 2: Corrupt Coaches – Coaches being bad role models for their players

This is Part 2 of a 3-part piece on problems surrounding minor hockey. Check back next monday for part 3! There is the infamous video on YouTube of a minor hockey coach tripping a player on the opposing team during the post-game handshakes (click HERE for the link). In fact, if you search the right …