EGHA promotes the Hockey Canada Long Term Player Development Program. The below resources are to assist coaches in understanding the core skills that each category should focus on learning, as well as skills evaluation resources and practice plan resources.
The following resources are skills evaluation sheets. We encourage coaches to use these evaluation sheets to assess the skill level of players on your team at the start of the season, mid-way through the season to measure progress and the end of the season. This will also help coaches to understand where more time may need to be devoted to certain skills.
There are many resources to use for creating practice plans. Here are some of the more popular resources for your use:
Updated January 8, 2023