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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.

Breakaway, The Minor Hockey Podcast Ontario Minor Hockey Association

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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.

    Episode 133 | Developing the Modern Player (Scott Wheeler)

    Episode 133 | Developing the Modern Player (Scott Wheeler)

    Over the last decade, how has the modern NHL player changed?
    That’s the first question moderator Scott Wheeler, a national reporter with The Athletic covering the NHL Draft and prospects, posed to his elite panel during the Virtual Hockey Summit.
    Three unique answers were given from three unique panelists, namely Chris Abbott, GM of Rogle BK in the SHL, Trevor Georgie, president & GM of the QMJHL’s Saint John Sea Dogs, and Pat Malloy, director at the Peak Centre for Human Performance.
    Guest Bio: Scott Wheeler, The Athletic national reporter

    • 51 min
    Episode 132 | Teaching Skills Over Drills (Derek Miller)

    Episode 132 | Teaching Skills Over Drills (Derek Miller)

    Coaches are always looking for the best ways to get the most out of their players during practice. Over the course of the season players will use this time to improve on their skills and understand different concepts. One of the ways this is done is through small area games. Adding competition to skill development and practices keeps these drills fresh and players engaged
    Guest Bio: Derek Miller, Ottawa 67’s Director of Player Development and Performance

    • 50 min
    Episode 131 | The Secret to Team Fundraising (Mark Bachman)

    Episode 131 | The Secret to Team Fundraising (Mark Bachman)

    Team fundraising is a crucial part of minor hockey to help offset some of the costs that come up during the season. From tournament fees to registration, the tried and tested methods of car washes and bottle drives have lasted for years. Over the last two seasons we’ve had to come up with new ways to raise money safely and lots of teams have turned to online platforms like FlipGive that make the process even easier.
    Guest Bio: Mark Bachman, Founder and CEO of FlipGive

    • 40 min
    Episode 130 | Making Roster Selection More Transparent (Chris Knutson)

    Episode 130 | Making Roster Selection More Transparent (Chris Knutson)

    Tryouts and evaluations can be stressful for everyone involved. For players, there is pressure to perform well in a short amount of time in your first time back on the ice after the summer. Coaches need to evaluate a large number of players at the same while parents are hoping for a positive experience for their children. Is there any way to make this easier for everyone?
    Guest Bio: Chris Knutson, CEO of TeamGenius

    • 56 min
    Episode 129 | Welcome Back to a New Season! (Ian Taylor)

    Episode 129 | Welcome Back to a New Season! (Ian Taylor)

    We’ve finally hit the day on the calendar we’ve had circled for months - hockey is back! We’re excited as ever to come back to the rink and get back to the game we love. While we are still taking precautions off the ice such as masking as physical distancing in the dressing room, on the ice we are returning to traditional five on five gameplay.
    Guest Bio: Ian Taylor is the OMHA Executive Director

    • 47 min
    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

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