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FREE Coaching Day


Jumpstart Community Coaches Day

Spend a day at Canada's largest sport coaching conference for FREE

Instructional Stream Clinics


HEO's FREE instrutional stream clinic series is back for 2018-19. Check out the schedule and register soon as they fill up quickly.

Membership Services Coordinator


Hockey Eastern Ontario is currently seeking a Membership Services Coordinator.
Send cover letter and resume to HEO Executive Director, Debbie Rambeau at drambeau@hockeyeasternontario.ca by 5pm Tuesday August 28th, 2018

Hockey Analytics Conference


The 4th Annual Hockey Analytics Conference will be held at Carleton University Sept 14-15.
HEO Coaches attending recieve Certification Maintenance points.

U16 POE Coaching Apps Now Open


We are now asccepting applications for coaching staff positions for the 2018-19 U16 Program of Excellence.

CCHL September Showcase


The CCHL presents the 18th Annual League Opening Showcase at the Bell SensPlex

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Program of Excellence

Hockey Canada established the Program of Excellence in 1981 to identify the top calibre hockey players in specific age categories and to provide these players with an opportunity to participate against international competition. By participating in the Program of Excellence, players are exposed to high calibre coaching and training methods designed to better prepare our national teams to compete against the top teams in the world.

The Hockey Canada POE covers four levels...U17, U18, U20 and Senior. At the U17 level Hockey Canada ices three teams that compete in the World U17 Challenge. These three teams are comprised from players that are identified through the U16 programs across the country and invited to attend to the National U17 Development Camp. Players making up the U18 and U20 teams are identified primarily from the CHL (i.e. major Jr. hockey). The U18 team competes in the Ican Helinka Tournament and the U18 World Championships while the U20 team competes in the IIHF World Jr. Championships. At the Senior level players come from the NHL and these teams compete in the IIHF World Championships and the Olympic Games.

Hockey Eastern Ontario's POE follows the Hockey Canada POE model but provides the introductory and development programs for players that lead up to the Hockey Canada POE. HEO currently offers U14 and U16 programs but will be adding U15 in the coming years. Each program is designed to provide players with high performance coaching and instruction as well as education on the POE pathway.
To learn more about each program use the menu above to visit the specific page for the program

 


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