Welcome to the Hockey NL Coach Resource Page


Want to be a hockey coach?  Visit our clinic page for more details

Hockey Canada Network App: One of the most revolutionary coaching tools – This innovative coaching tool puts a variety of digital coaching assets at your finger tips, providing coaches and players with the tools to succeed with on-demand access to the Hockey Canada Skills Manuals, in addition to thousands of drills, skills, videos, practice plans and much more. Hockey Canada Network App Promo Code

Hockey Canada Network APP (PDF Overview): The PDF gives an overview of how the APP works, set-up and more!

Hockey Canada – DRILL HUB – Allows coaches to create and review practice plans, only takes minutes! Free web based program, sign up today!!

Coaches Line Up/Game Card – Be prepared! Fill out lines, strategies and more with this little tool

Coach of the Month – A monthly award to recognize a male or female coach in your minor hockey association! Click on the link to fill out an application.

Creating Offence – Review drills/tips on individual, neutral and offensive zone tactics.

Developing Checking Skills – Learn the 4 step progression in body checking/contact, teaching checking skills manual, videos, drills and more!

Developing Defense – Drills on skating, 1 on 1, D vs. rush and offensive zone tactics.

Drill Pad – Blank drill pad to help you create practice and game plans!

Emergency Action Plan EAP – Important to have an EAP for every arena you attend. EAP Info Video CLICK HERE

Goaltending Videos – Check out over 100 videos!

Goaltender Practice Plans: Beginner Practice PlanIntermediate Practice PlanAdvanced Practice Plan

Goaltender Skating Drills: View Hockey Canada’s guide to goaltender skating drills – Great to use for warm-up!

Junior Coaching Program – Interested in helping our with your minor hockey as a current player?

Goaltender Newsletter: Click Here to view the Hockey NL goaltender newsletters!

Healthy Eating Resource – Teach players the importance of healthy eating!

Under 7 Program Resource Page – Resource manuals, practice plans, cross-ice/small area game hockey and more!

Under 7 Program Handout: This handout was developed to list the many benefits/fundamentals of cross ice hockey and small area development for our young players. We suggest to MHAs to print this hand out and post in your rinks as well as distribute to parents in your respective Initiation Programs.

Maltreatment – Hockey Canada Development 1: Additional Coaching Resources

Mobile Apps – Check out Hockey Canada Apps for Team Management, Concussions and more!

Mentorship Contact Information – Contact one of our mentors for clinics or information.

Selecting a Team: Here’s some tips on how to inform players they were cut when trying out for a team. Never an easy process for anyone involved but these tips can help ease the process and continue to encourage development!

Skating & Puck Control Videos  Check out over 80 videos!

Skills Development Pyramid – Learn about the skill development structure.

The Coaches Site 

Warm up Cool down – Have your team prepared before they hit the ice, and show them how to cool down following their ice session. VIDEO DEMO

Need help selling small area games to parents/players?  CLICK HERE 








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