129 episodes

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association's Breakaway, The Minor Hockey Podcast presented by CoachThem, puts you with some of the best and brightest minds in the game today. Each week, Aaron Wilbur sits down with the leaders of hockey to discuss everything from scoring more goals to how to grow the game.

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The Ontario Minor Hockey Association's Breakaway, The Minor Hockey Podcast presented by CoachThem, puts you with some of the best and brightest minds in the game today. Each week, Aaron Wilbur sits down with the leaders of hockey to discuss everything from scoring more goals to how to grow the game.

    2020-2021 Season Finale

    2020-2021 Season Finale

    Hosts Aaron Wilbur and OMHA Executive Director Ian Taylor take a look back at some of their favourite guests and topics from the 2020-21 season of Breakaway, The Minor Hockey Podcast.

    • 26 min
    Episode 128 | The Benefits of the Player Pathways (Corey McNabb)

    Episode 128 | The Benefits of the Player Pathways (Corey McNabb)

    The U7, U9 and U11 Player Pathways create consistency in all programming across the country and a seamless transition for players based on the Long Term Player Development model. The Pathways provide local minor hockey associations a framework of age appropriate development guidelines which includes an optimal seasonal structure.


    Guest Bio: Corey McNabb, Manager of Player Development at Hockey Canada

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 127 | Building Good Habits in Skill Development (Scott Jones)

    Episode 127 | Building Good Habits in Skill Development (Scott Jones)

    Skill development takes time and creating good habits. Focusing on specific areas of improvement and seeking feedback are two of the top ways to have purposeful improvement. How can players use this time away from the rink to make sure they are practicing the right way?

    Guest Bio: Scott Jones, Player Development with Vegas Golden Knights

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 126 | Advice for Building the Best Outdoor Rink ( Darren Dreger)

    Episode 126 | Advice for Building the Best Outdoor Rink ( Darren Dreger)

    It’s a tradition every holiday season for TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. Every year he puts his annual callout for submissions to his Twitter account of backyard hockey rinks from across the country. They come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own personal touch.

    As we try to squeeze in the last few days of winter and outdoor rink season Dreger shares how he turned backyard rinks into a passion.

    Guest Bio: Darren Dreger, TSN Hockey Insider

    • 57 min
    Episode 125 | Turning Off-Ice Training Into On-Ice Success (Tim Turk)

    Episode 125 | Turning Off-Ice Training Into On-Ice Success (Tim Turk)

    We’ve been spending the last few weeks in our basements, garages, driveways and backyards working on our stickhandling and shooting as we await a safe return to the rink. As we improve our skills at home the question remains - how can we turn all of this hard work on our backyard rinks back into success in practices and games?

    Guest Bio: Tim Turk has been an NHL Shooting and Scoring coach for over 25 years

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 124 | Willie O’Ree: Lessons in Social Justice & Racism (Bryant McBride)

    Episode 124 | Willie O’Ree: Lessons in Social Justice & Racism (Bryant McBride)

    Willie O’Ree changed hockey forever on January 18, 1958 as the first black player in the NHL. His journey of resilience and determination was showcased in the documentary Willie. Now, you can facilitate a meaningful lesson around social justice and racism through Willie’s experience using the Classroom Champions, the NHL and the Willie Doc Team's educator’s guide, a tool for parents, teachers, clubs and coaches.

    Guest Bio: Bryant McBride, Executive Producer of 'Willie' documentary

    • 1 hr 11 min

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