The Ontario Minor Hockey Association's Breakaway, The Minor Hockey Podcast 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.
Episode 149 | The Three Pillars of a Hockey Factory (Matt Dumochelle)
Hockey Factories is a unique look behind the curtain of some of the globe’s top hockey development programs. The series travels to Minnesota, British Columbia, Germany, Finland and Sweden to see how these programs are doing it right.
Guest Bio: Matt Dumochelle is the Assistant General Manager of the Leamington Flyers of the GOJHL and the author of Hockey Factories for The Coaches Site.
Episode 148 | Ray Ferraro Shares His Coaching Philosophy
Ray Ferraro shares his philosophy on player development and how to handle the sometimes-tricky parent-coach relationship.
Guest Bio: Ray Ferraro is a former player and current hockey analyst for the NHL and World Juniors.
Episode 147 | Building Resiliency in your Players (Cara Morey)
In this special excerpt from The Coaches Site's TCS Live conference, Cara Morey discusses grit, why it matters, and how to develop it in your athletes.
Guest Bio: Cara Morey is in her sixth year leading the Princeton women’s hockey program. Since the Ontario product was announced as head coach in June of 2017, the program has won its first ECAC tournament title, won an Ivy League championship, qualified for two NCAA quarterfinals, set the program wins record, and established itself as a weekly inclusion in the national top-10 rankings.
Episode 146 | The Evolution of Incorporating Goalies Into Your Practice (Ryan Daniels)
The goaltending position has evolved not just positionally but how coaches utilize them in practice and also how the netminders can approach training and preparation.
Guest Bio: Ryan Daniels is an OMHA grad out of Ajax-Pickering and the current goaltender development coach of the AHL’s Texas Stars. He spent three years as the goaltending coach for the Guelph Storm and three with the Mississauga Steelheads. As a player, Daniels spent time in the ECHL, OHL, Central Hockey League and OJHL.
Episode 145 | Your Team’s Quarter-Season Check-In (Michael Dundas)
With a few weeks under every team's belt, let's check in on where they should be at this point of the year and what the rest of the season should look like.
Guest Bio: Michael Dundas is the Manager of Hockey Development at the OMHA
Episode 144 | Opening the Door for New Hockey Fans (Rico Phillips)
Hockey is for anybody and everybody. How we open the door to new fans is important for any community.
Guest Bio: Rico Phillips grew up in Flint, Michigan and is the Ontario Hockey League's Director of Cultural Diversity and Inclusion.
Love the podcast Content
Great content and speakers. However navigating the episodes on my iPhone is painful. Confusing toggling back and forth.