Coach Resources
Team Tactics
    - Coach Team Tactic Drills
Hockey Canada Network - Use the App for amazing resources right from your phone / tablet. 
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Skill Development Practice Plans Below
              Peter Hay - Manager of On-Ice Development for AMHA
                    Cell: (778) 549-3973
                    Email: developm[email protected]
                    AMHA Development PLAN
                    AMHA Development Survey Results 2020
                    AMHA Development Team Schedule
Small Area Games
    - Small Area Games 
    - Small Area Games Statistics
Goalie Resources
    - Goalie Resources
Hockey Canada Skill Breakdown
    - Skating Skills
    - Defense Specific
    - Small Area Games
    - Shooting / Scoring
    - Puck Control
Building a Hockey Program
Taking all the resources and making it your own.

Step 1 - Creating a culture 
Plan how you will bring the team together and be a family - "You win in the locker room" - Jon Gordon

Step 2 - Accountability 
Plan how you are going to create rules and expectations as a team that everyone is clearly on same page. Team Statement.

Step 3 - Design your plans
Plan your year. Plan your phases. Plan your lessons and how your going to use your staff to execute the plan. See Plan PDFs 
    Include: 
  •          Power Skating
  •          Puck Skills
  •          Small Area Games
  •          Position Specific Skills
  •          Game Like Scenarios Training
  •          Team Tactic and Systems
  •          Team Building Activities and Service Opportunities
  •          Player Meetings and Goal Setting
  •          Dryland Training / Off Ice Skill Building / Hitting Clinics / Position Run Through / Street Hockey / Gym Rentals
  •          Video Analysis and Video Coaching (Coaches Eye App, I Movie, Windows Movie Maker, Recommend Hudl)
  •          Nutrition and Sleep Education
  •          Advancement and Career Support

Step 4 - Parent meeting
Plan a first class and professional presentation that shows your commitment to the team and the plan you have for them. (See example)
    Include: 
  •         About Yourself
  •         Rules, Routines and Expectations
  •         Communication Protocol
  •         Your Coach Philosophy
  •         Skill Development Plan
  •         Year Plan
  •         Tournament Plan

Step 5 - Begin coaching 
Execute your plans / reflect along the way / learn in the process / communicate to players and parents continuously. 




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AMHA 12 Week Development Plan