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Mar 30, 2023

In episode #214, we welcome former NHLer and current Cognitive Performance Coach Aaron Volpatti.

He is also the author of the book FIGHTER: Defying the NHL Odds, an autobiography on how he turned tragedy into triumph on his unlikely journey to playing in the National Hockey League.

Listen as we discuss how he learned to...

Mar 23, 2023

In episode #213, USA Hockey's National Coach-in-Chief Mike MacMillan joins the show.

MacMillan's role, along with the regional coach-in-chiefs, is to make decisions on how to best educate hockey coaches, and ultimately have a direct influence on the development opportunity afforded to young players in the US.

Listen as...

Mar 16, 2023

In episode #212, Erie Otters Head Coach Stan Butler stops by.

Butler recently returned behind the bench after a two year break and is currently in his 26th season coaching in the CHL. He’s coached in over 1,600 OHL games and won 742 of them, ranking him in the top 5 in league history in both categories.

Hear him...

Mar 9, 2023

In episode #211, we welcome Skating Coach Katy Jo West to the show.

She is the founder of Katy Jo Power Skating, based just outside of Denver, Colorado, where she works with everyone from two and three year-old’s stepping onto the ice for the first time, right up to NHL players.

West is also a presenter at this year's...

Mar 2, 2023

In episode #210, Skills Coach Brian Slugocki stops by to join the show.

His current roles include Director of Skill Development for the Jr. Coyotes youth program, where he is also the Head Coach of the programs 10u elite team, Skill Development Consultant for the NHL Arizona Coyotes and prospects, Skills Coach for Total...