October 16, 2018
Hockey New Brunswick to host Coach Development Seminar in conjunction with World Under 17 Hockey Challenge
Hockey New Brunswick has announced details around a Coach Development Seminar which will be held at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday November 4th, in conjunction with the World Under 17 Hockey Challenge.
The seminar is intended to provide minor hockey coaches with resources and personal development network opportunities. The Seminar will begin at 10:00 am and conclude at 3:30 pm.
Presenters and topics for the Seminar are below:
Tom Renney, Hockey Canada CEO – “Key-note”
Trevor Georgie, President and General Manager Saint John Sea Dogs – “The search for today’s Coach”
Gardiner MacDougall, UNB Men’s Hockey Coach – “Grit to Great”
Dr. Ryan Hamilton, Sport Psychologist at UNB / Hockey Canada – “Mental Preparation”
Eric Bissonnette, Fredericton Caps Major Midget Coach – “Practice Planning”
Kyle MacDonald, UNB Men’s & Women’s Goalie Coach – “Goaltending”
Barry Medori, Hockey Canada Coach Resource – “Gold Standard Portal”
Seminar Cost - $20
Includes – HNB gift, coaching resources, lunch and one ticket to the Canada Black vs Canada White game on Sunday November 4th, 4:00 p.m. at Harbour Station
To register for the Coach Seminar, CLICK HERE
ABOUT THE WORLD UNDER 17 HOCKEY CHALLENGE
The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge – an international showcase of some of the best young hockey talent in the world – returns to New Brunswick in the fall of 2018. Saint John and Quispamsis will co-host the tournament scheduled to run Nov. 3-10, 2018.
Tickets packages for the event are available online at - http://www.harbourstation.ca/event/world-u17-hockey-challenge-2018
Since the first World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (previously known as the Quebec Esso Cup) in 1986, more than 1,600 NHL draft picks have played in the tournament, including 13 of the last 17 first-overall selections: Ilya Kovalchuk, 2001; Rick Nash, 2002; Marc-André Fleury, 2003; Alexander Ovechkin, 2004: Erik Johnson, 2006; Patrick Kane, 2007; John Tavares, 2009; Taylor Hall, 2010; Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, 2011; Nathan McKinnon, 2013; Aaron Ekblad, 2014; Connor McDavid, 2015; and Auston Matthews, 2016.
For more information, please contact:
Hockey New Brunswick, Technical Director