State of Hockey, in partnership with the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association (MHCA), Minnesota Hockey and USA Hockey, will host its second annual High Performance Coaching Summit in at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul on September 22-23.
The State of Hockey High Performance Coaching Summit is designed to provide the state’s high school and youth hockey coaches with training and insight from the top coaches in the game. Participating coaches can receive Level 4 CEP credit through USA Hockey for attending.
Speakers are set to include college coaches Scott Bell (Minnesota), Tom Serratore (Bemidji State), Brett Larson (Minnesota Duluth) and Mark Strobel (Wisconsin), Minnesota Wild player development director Brad Bombardir, USA Hockey ADM regional manager Guy Gosselin, USA Hockey manager of girls player development Kristen Wright and more.
Check-in for the event will open at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 22. The clinic will start at 9:30 a.m. The day will conclude with a social for all participants and staff around 6:00 p.m. The second day of the clinic will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 23 and conclude at approximately 4:30 p.m.
Youth coaches interested in receiving USA Hockey Level 4 CEP credit must register through USA Hockey and attend all of the classroom and on-ice sessions throughout the weekend in order to get credit. High school coaches are encouraged to register through MHCA. There is an on-ice component to the clinic, so please bring your skates, stick, gloves, and helmet.