Mentorship Program

The NHL Coaches’ Association is committed to supporting the development of hockey coaches at all levels of the game around the world. As part of our commitment to this goal, we created the NHLCA Mentorship Program thanks to the support of our NHL coaches.

After a successful pilot in February 2020, the Mentorship Program was rolled out on March 20, 2020 – six months ahead of schedule – in response to the impact of COVID-19. Coaches from across North America and globally were invited to participate in the program, to which access was free. Over the course of 10 weeks we delivered over 20 online webinars from our NHL coaches. Click here to read the news release. 

Due to the overwhelming success of the Mentorship Program, we have brought the program back for a second round taking place during the 2020-21 hockey season.

Topics range from leadership, communication, and career advancement strategies to advice about skills development, implementing systems, and player development. 

We have setup a new online portal to access the Mentorship Program. Coaches will need to register and setup an account even if you participated in round one of the program from March – May, 2020.

What you need to know about the 2020-2021 season of the NHLCA Mentorship Program:

Starts on October 15, 2020

Free for all coaches to participate

Program includes 3-4 webinars each month

Program runs until April 1, 2021

Webinars are live and include an open Q&A discussion with the presenter

Webinars are recorded so you can watch on-demand