Hi there!

I’m Dan. Youth hockey coach, player developer, writer, and coaching educator.

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As a hockey coach, and director of player development, my desire is to leave the sport in a better place than I found it, but to also ensure that my players are the best versions of themselves not only on the ice, but off the ice.

My passion for educating coaches and creating leaders has led to my role with The Coaches Site helping develop and educate the next generation of coaches, and even help seasoned coaches adapt to an ever changing game.


Learn more about me, and how I can help you or your club excel.

Get In Touch

Send me an email and let’s talk about what we can do together.

My Writing

Read my articles on coaching hockey at The Coaches Site


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