Contest

How Do You Encourage Your Player After a Tough Loss? How Do You Encourage Your Player After a Tough Loss?

Last week we asked you to provide input regarding how you encourage your child after a tough loss. The individual who provided the best answer would win... 

Coaching

How to Handle a Player Who Won’t Pass How to Handle a Player Who Won’t Pass

Q: I coach a Squirt team and have a player who won’t pass, no matter what. The other parents are getting very frustrated. What is the best way to handle... 

Team Management

Knowing and Accepting Team Roles – Part 2 Knowing and Accepting Team Roles – Part 2

Understanding and accepting roles is one of the biggest areas for developing a successful team. This is Part 2 of the article “Knowing and Accepting... 

Reviews

Gaining a Mental Edge with Confident Athlete Series Gaining a Mental Edge with Confident Athlete Series

We all know the best athletes have a mental edge as part of their games. For kids, this doesn’t just mean an edge in performance but an advantage in... 

Parenting

Can You Buy a Better Hockey Player? Can You Buy a Better Hockey Player?

We’ve all been there—standing at the hockey store with a kid whose begging for a new stick that costs more than $200. “Please, please!” your player... 

Recruiting

USJDP Junior Prep Camp 2013: June 23-29, June 30-July 6 USJDP Junior Prep Camp 2013: June 23-29, June 30-July 6

The Premier Development and Exposure Camp in the U.S.!  The USJDP Junior Prep Camp provides elite Junior, Midget and Bantam players (birth years... 

Player Development

Q&A: How Do I Motivate Players to Give 100% Against Lesser Opponents? Q&A: How Do I Motivate Players to Give 100% Against Lesser Opponents?

Keeping players motivated when they are playing a “not as skilled” team can be difficult. Hockey expert and author, John Shorey, provides an answer... 

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