North America's leading authority on youth hockey, RUSH has a reputation for trusted guidance and unrivalled success. The tradition continues on the RUSH Hockey Talk podcast, which provides valuable tips for parents and players alike.
The coaches’ roundtable
Kelly Katorji, owner and founder of RUSH Hockey, talks to four distinguished women’s hockey coaches: Josh Graser (Utica College), Kaylee Harnen (Curry College), Jackie Kooistra (Aurora University) and Mike O’Grady (Chatham University). In addition to discussing their early experiences and personal memories of their time in the sport, each coach shares an essential piece of advice for the hockey stars of tomorrow.
Hockey never has to end
RUSH Hockey founder and owner Kelly Katorji talks to Alexis Moed about her hockey journey, from childhood to Boston College to her current role as president of the New York Islanders Girls Elite Hockey program. As Moed neared the end of her time with the BC Eagles, she worried her life in hockey was coming to an end, but she eventually realized there were many more opportunities for her to thrive in the sport she loves.
The journey from player to coach
For the first episode of RUSH Hockey Talk’s third season, Darryl Giancola returns for a conversation with Courtney Kessel, his choice for the greatest hockey player he ever coached. Kessel fondly recalls her experience with Giancola and discusses her...
Mentorship in youth hockey
Darryl Giancola – teacher, coach, meditation instructor and longtime friend of Kelly – joins RUSH Hockey Talk to discuss meditation and the importance of mindfullness in both sports and in life. He also touches on youth coaching and what it actually...
Hockey in the South
Tim Healy joins Kelly on RUSH Hockey Talk to talk about his various roles with the Junior Canes program in Raleigh, North Carolina. He speaks about the juggling act of being assistant director for the girls Jr. Canes program, the coach for the boys Jr....
College hockey life
Becca Vanstone, a close friend of RUSH Hockey and rising junior star at Yale, joins Kelly on RUSH Hockey Talk to discuss her experience growing up playing in leagues around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), winning the championship for Team Ontario and...