Junior Hockey Coaching


Crafting Future Hockey Stars:

As a hockey coach, you’re more than a mentor; you’re a gateway to a healthier, more vibrant future. Your influence extends beyond the field, shaping not just players but lifelong enthusiasts. The junior hockey coaching course introduces the Long-term Participant Development (LTPD) model, a roadmap for nurturing young athletes. By tailoring your coaching to their unique developmental stages—cognitive, emotional, physical, and mental—you empower them to learn hockey skills at their own pace. Your team will eagerly anticipate practices, knowing they possess the skills and confidence to excel. Your role? Unleashing their potential, one hit at a time.

This course is perfect for....

The beginner coach or an individual tasked with coaching a junior hockey team.

What's in Store for You?

General junior coaching guidelines

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of getting children active through sport
  • Understand your role as the hockey coach
  • Know how to structure your practices
  • Understand the general skills and attributes required to be successful in sports

Junior hockey coaching

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose of hockey coaching
  • Be able to introduce children to the exciting game of hockey
  • Understand the aim of hockey
  • Be aware of the safety precautions to be taken in hockey
  • Know the frequency and duration of a practice session
  • Know how to put a practice session together
  • Know the warm-up activities
  • Define the attributes of a good player
  • Understand how to develop hockey skills


Chapters within the short course may contain "Let's test your knowledge" quizzes.


No previous experience and knowledge is required. However, if the learner is familiar with hockey - they will benefit more readily from the course.

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