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Coaches

Coaches should refer to their Reference Guide for the policies and protocols of 
Compuware Youth Hockey




It is the responsibility of each Head Coach to insure that they play only USA Hockey rostered teams.  It is the responsibility of each Head Coach to make sure if they are playing a Canadian team in the U.S. that the Canadian team has a valid Travel Permit.



University of Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson on practice to game ratio and what a good practice should include.

Bob Daniels Ferris State Hockey Coach talks about age-appropriate development and the ability of players to learn specific skills at certain ages.

Danton Cole, USA Hockey National Development Team coach on using small area games to teach specific skills at older age levels.


Andy Murray, hockey coach at Western Michigan talks about the need pre-practice preperation for coaches in developing an effect practice for youth players.

Danton Cole, USA Hockey National Development Team coach on why small area games helps development for youth players of all ages.

University of Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson on the role of small-area games in player development, especially at the youth level.


Ferris State Hockey Coach Bob Daniels on the most important job a coach has and how to self evaluate yourself.

Bob Daniels Ferris State Hockey Coach on continued importance of individual skill development even at the D1 college hockey level.

Teh importance of skills over systems by Tom Anastos Michigan State Head Coach