The passion that our NHL coaches have for the game – what they’ve committed their lives to – is extremely inspiring. That passion drives them, and it’s what drives all coaches.

The NHLCA provides support and assistance to the more than 200 head, associate, assistant, goaltending, and video coaches of the 31 teams in the National Hockey League.

The NHLCA provides support and assistance to the more than 200 head, associate, assistant, goaltending, and video coaches of the 31 teams in the National Hockey League.

Together with our members, the NHLCA seeks to develop future coaches, give back to the hockey community, and grow the game of hockey globally.

The NHLCA provides support and assistance to the more than 200 head, associate, assistant, goaltending, and video coaches of the 31 teams in the National Hockey League.

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With millions of hockey fans throughout North America and the world, NHL coaches are the leaders who help bring the game to life. Integral to the game of hockey, NHL coaches are revered around the world for their leadership, perseverance, and ability to deliver results.

Meet the 200+ NHL coaches that form the NHL Coaches’ Association.

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About the NHLCA

The NHL Coaches’ Association is a professional organization that provides support and assistance to the head, associate, assistant, goalie, and video coaches of all 31 teams in the National Hockey League.