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POE U-16 Coach Applications


HEO is now accepting applications for Head Coach and Assistant Coach for the 2017-18 Program of Excellence U-16 Team.

Coach Prefessional Development


HEO launches its schedule of Hockey Canada Instructional Stream clinics for 2017-18.
Coaches can register up for these CPD clinics for free.

Lessons From Behind the Glass


Allyson Tufts partners with HEO to bring us the Lessons From Behind the Glass video series.

Gender Identity Training


HEO, in conjunction with HNO and the OHF, launches the new Gender Identity Training program for Coaches, Trainers and Managers.

The 1st Shift

Looking to grow your Minor Hockey Association’s membership? The Canadian Tire First Shift is your answer!
Help kids fall in love with hockey with this six-week learn to play program focusing on fun and basic skills.

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IP Mentors

 

personel bio pic Ruggles Pritchard, HEO Initiation Program Coordinator
Once a player and coach in Belgium and senior hockey in B.C., Ruggles has coached and taught extensively since then. He's coached high school hockey and numerous other sports. Of late, he has assisted minor organizations in establishing development programs and taught the Initiation Program. He has been an HEO instructor and specialty clinic teacher for a number of years with work in the IP, Development I and II clinics.

personel bio pic Richard Sennott
Recently retired as the HEO Executive Director, Richard's 53-year involvement in the game has included teaching and coaching from the Initiation Program to junior as well as working as board member at various levels, locally to nationally. He's been the branch's IP Director since the program's inception in the late 1980s and he has been recognized throughout the region for his commitment to and work with children and coaches at this level. A co-author of the IP program manual, he's been involved with Hockey Canada development committees for over 20 years. He has also taught hundreds of coaching and specialty clinics over the years.

personel bio pic Michael Miller
Mike has been involved in the game as a coach and teacher for 35 years and was one of the original Initiation Program directors in the branch. As such, he co-wrote one of Hockey Canada's IP manuals. His broad coaching experience spans numerous levels, the last 15 years being at the AA and AAA levels in bantam and midget where his teams have won various branch titles. He has represented HEO on Hockey Canada sub-committees and has been an active mentor with local organizations.


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