The NHLCA provides support and assistance to the more than 200 head, associate, assistant, goaltending, and video coaches of the 32 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.

Tuning out the noise and controlling the controllables is critical for a coach, but their performance is always front-page news.

Leading, motivating, inspiring passion, building trust – that is what it means to be a coach.

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.

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NHLCA Content Hub

The NHLCA Content Hub is the new online platform where you can access all of the educational content and development resources from the NHL Coaches’ Association, including digital access to past NHLCA Global Coaches’ Clinics, webinar recordings from the NHLCA Mentorship Program, and 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 32 teams in the National Hockey League.