4 episodes

PAD is PROCESS, ADVERSITY & DEVELOPMENT. In this series, I am going to have conversations within a diverse hockey community that will help kids, their parents and coaches navigate through the process of development, from youth hockey all the way to College and beyond. Each episode will feature coaches, administrators, parents and kids talking about their journey, the setbacks, as well as the successes. If you know someone who should be featured on the show, email me at mjriley12@gmail.com. Lace up the skates, throw the sticks in the middle and let’s Talk PAD Hockey.

PAD Hockey Talk Mat Riley

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

PAD is PROCESS, ADVERSITY & DEVELOPMENT. In this series, I am going to have conversations within a diverse hockey community that will help kids, their parents and coaches navigate through the process of development, from youth hockey all the way to College and beyond. Each episode will feature coaches, administrators, parents and kids talking about their journey, the setbacks, as well as the successes. If you know someone who should be featured on the show, email me at mjriley12@gmail.com. Lace up the skates, throw the sticks in the middle and let’s Talk PAD Hockey.

    President of the ECHL Worcester Railers HC, Mike Meyers -004

    President of the ECHL Worcester Railers HC, Mike Meyers -004

    If you’ve been involved in youth hockey in Central mass in the last 15 years, chances are you’ve crossed paths with the President of the ECHL Worcester Railers Hockey Club. He came to Worcester while playing hockey and lacrosse at Assumption College, where he would go on to be an assistant hockey coach. Mike has … Continue reading President of the ECHL Worcester Railers HC, Mike Meyers -004 →

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Sean Skahan -Minnesota Wild -003

    Sean Skahan -Minnesota Wild -003

    On this episode Mat speaks with Sean Skahan, Strength and Conditioning coach for the Minnesota Wild. Sean talks to us about how young athletes should treat training off the ice, from strength training to mobility and flexibility exercises. We also discuss being a diverse athlete, the detriments of specializing early and the differences between Massachusetts … Continue reading Sean Skahan -Minnesota Wild -003 →

    • 50 min
    Ryan Neville -Northbridge High School -002

    Ryan Neville -Northbridge High School -002

    Meet Ryan Neville. Head Ice Hockey Coach for Northbridge high school and learn how a self-funded and parent organized team went on to win the Massachusetts Div. 3A ice hockey championship. We discuss how the athletes overcame adversity and a tough start early in the season and came together as a team to win the ultimate high … Continue reading Ryan Neville -Northbridge High School -002 →

    • 25 min
    Wachusett HS Coach Matt Lane -001

    Wachusett HS Coach Matt Lane -001

    In the 2018-19 school year, Matt Lane led his team to the MA State High School championship. In this episode, he discusses the player development, team culture and hockey IQ that contributed to winning the title. Are we over-emphasizing skills instead of focusing on teaching the game? Listen in as Mat Riley asks the coach … Continue reading Wachusett HS Coach Matt Lane -001 →

    • 19 min

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. . . a youth hockey coach, player or parent, this podcast is for you. Mat is a great host with interesting guests talking about all things youth hockey and beyond. Can't wait fo more of this series . . .

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