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 is committed to supporting all coaches in their initiatives of guiding, motivating, and inspiring players of all ages.
Revered around the world for their leadership, perseverance, and ability to deliver results, NHL coaches are the leaders who help bring the game to life.
Meet the Coaches
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.
The Colorado Avalanche are keeping Jared Bednar behind the bench, signing the head coach to a two-year extension on Tuesday.read more
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The 2019 NHLCA Global Coaches Clinic was attended by over 400 youth, amateur, junior, college and professional coaches, as well as over 100 NHL coaches. Hosted on the eve of the NHL Draft™, this annual event is an amazing opportunity for NHL coaches to give back to the community by sharing their knowledge and expertise.read more
The 2019 NHLCA Global Coaches’ Clinic took place on the eve of the 2019 NHL Draft™ in Vancouver, Canada. Over 500 coaches came from across North America and Europe to learn from the NHL’s top coaches.read more
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.