Earlier this morning, Coach Neilsen posted a link to a great article on ESPN by John Buccigross about producing elite US players. It’s definitely a good read.
A recent article from Minnesota Hockey outlines some of the key qualities scouts and coaches look for when they’re evaluating hockey players.
Minnesota Hockey puts out a great newsletter every month with lots of great resources. In the most recent article, they put out a brief article on Coaching to Develop Players, and the importance of stressing fundamentals.
Managing the bench during game situations can be difficult at best. Players get hurt, equipment fails, penalties are called – you name it, it changes your game plan. Good coaches are able to react and make decisions quickly. One of the tools I’ve found most useful over the years has been the lineup card.
Keeping statistics for your season can prove to be a daunting task. Lots of parents are hesitant to take on the role, and finding the…