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Coaching Opportunities NOW Available for 2020-2021 Season!

By EHP, 12/17/19, 12:45PM EST


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December 17, 2019

Guilford, Conn., - The Elite Hockey Program is excited to open coaching opportunities to prospective coaches for the 2020-2021 season.

Job Titles: Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches

Department: Midgets, Bantams, Pee Wee, Squirts

Primary Rink: Northford Ice Pavilion, Northford, CT

Full League Members: Atlantic Youth Hockey League (AYHL), East Coast Elite League (ECEL), Connecticut Hockey Conference (CHC).

Coaches Report ToPeter Alden

Basic Function: Act in an head or assistant coach capacity for Elite Hockey Program/Academy teams for the 2020-2021 season.

Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing and running effective, high-tempo practices
  • Contribute to system work, special teams and general skill development
  • Help schedule, plan and run team meetings and events
  • Teach athletes in individual and group settings
  • Conduct opponent pre-scouts, including system breakdown and player summaries 
  • Video analysis of opponents and game breakdown
  • Coordinate team travel, schedule team meals, pre-game skates, etc…
  • Supervise and manage players in locker room, weight room, and other like settings
  • Assist academic advisor in regulating school attendance, grades, and school policies
  • Act as a liaison to billet families and conduct daily curfew calls
  • Work with goaltending coach with on-ice skill development during goalie sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • 2-4 years of coaching experience, preferred
  • Experience playing at the junior, collegiate or professional level
  • Understanding of video software technologies, such as XOS
  • Computer literate, including knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of USA Hockey rules and regulations
  • AYHL and ECEL travel required - Domestic

Availability: Position runs from August 15, 2020 through March 15, 2021 and is based in Northford, Connecticut.

Application Procedure: To apply, email a letter of application, current resume, what age group preferred and list of two references to Peter Alden at