Coaching Resources


Richmond Minor Hockey Association

Coaching Resources


Developing better people should be the number one goal for any coach

when dealing with kids. In trying to develop better people,

we are going to develop more and better pros. 

Bobby Orr

Introduction to ProSmart Hockey

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Richmond Minor Hockey Association Player and Coach Skill Progressions

Novice - Hockey 2-4




Midget, Juvenile


Darryl Belfry - Pro PlayMakers


YouTube Channel


Hockey Canada - Core Skills

Initiation - Hockey 1

Novice - Hockey 2-4




Hockey Canada - Practice Plans

Novice - Hockey 2-4







Hockey Canada - Skill Specific

Creating Offence

Developing Defencemen

Power Play

Puck Control

Shooting and Scoring


Small Area Games

Teaching Checking - A Progressive Approach


A good coach will make his players see what

they can be rather than what they are.

Ara Parasheghian



Hockey Canada Coach Development Module: Communications Plan

Conducting Effective Meetings

Developing Defence

Line Up Card

Practice Planning Module -  Terry Bangen 

Player Report Card

Practice Drill Sheet

Sample Information for Parents Package

Six Station Skills Challenge


Putting on the same jerseys does not make you a team. 

You're still just a collection of individuals until you find a common goal.

Harry Sinden


Coaching Reference Websites

Pass the Puck Developmental Drills

HockeyShare Free Ice Hockey Drills

Weiss Tech Hockey

Coach Nielsen's Ice Hockey Drills

USA Hockey Coaching Materials

Ontario Minor Hockey Coach and Player Resources

The Coaches Site

Upcoming Events

Aug. 21, 2017 4:00 PM to Aug. 25, 2017 10:00 PM

PreSeason Conditioning Camps
Richmond Ice Centre
Register now for our very popular preseason conditioning camps.

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Aug. 28, 2017 4:30 AM to Aug. 31, 2017 10:15 PM

Rep Tryouts
Players trying out for Atom, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget Rep hockey will tryout Monday - Thursday

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