Coaching Seminar

Coaching Seminar


Okanagan Hockey School UK run one-off coaching seminars in Swindon.

The last course was given by Blake Wesley from the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton, Canada. Blake is the Senior Director of Hockey Operations in Penticton and is a nine year NHL veteran (Philadelphia, Hartford, Quebec and Toronto) after being selected 22nd overall by the Flyers. As well as his coaching duties at the OHA he also has experience as Assistant Coach with WHL’s Tri-City Americans and Portland Winterhawks.

The topics covered at the 3 hour seminar included –

  • Planning your season
  • Practice planning
  • Coaching or Teaching?
  • Effective use of on-ice coaching staff
  • Spotting and correcting errors in skill execution
  • Q & A

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