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Helping coaches get the best from their players. Plus tips on improving relations between coaches and youth hockey parents.

Two Minute Mark

The Two Minute Mark

What’s your game plan?
Hockey-Parent-Coach-Talk

The Successful Hockey Parent-Coach Talk

Coaches often dread that hockey parent-coach talk. But it’s a really important one to have. By Rick Traugott I certainly have an open-door policy when it...
Your Child's Coach

The 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Child’s Coach

Before you commit, ask your child’s coach these 5 questions     By Brian Sieger   So your young athlete wants to play hockey. Good choice! If you’ve done...
adult hockey players celebrating

Postseason Success: The Key to Winning it All

Must-win situations can result in below-average performances
Pre-Game Routine

The Pre-Game Ritual: 7 Key Pieces

The 7 keys to a winning season
Youth Sports

Improving the Youth Sports Experience

3 ways communication has a positive effect
coach versus parents problem

Decoding the Coach versus Parents Problem

  The coach versus parents problem has almost always plagued youth sports. Here's how to solve it.   By Rick Traugott Finally, one successful high school coach had...
Hockey Shift

The Hockey Shift: How Long is Too Long?

When it comes to your shift, timing is everything
coaching your own child

Should You Coach Your Own Child in Hockey?

The pros and cons of parents who coach their own kids By Tim Turk Coaching Your Own Child in Minor Hockey: Pros and Cons Youth hockey is...