The Drillbook

TheDrillBook: Game-changing Technology for Winnipeg’s Hockey Community

WINNIPEG – TheDrillBook and Hockey Winnipeg are proud to announce they will be continuing a partnership that
provides coaches, players, managers and parents across Manitoba access to game-changing technology and a mobile application.

TheDrillBook, which was tested by more than 5,000 teams last year, changes traditional approaches to coaching and
development, while revolutionizing the delivery of productive, innovative and fun practices. TheDrillBook is useful for
teams at all levels, from Initiation to Midget. Coaches are able to manage their teams, perform all scheduling and
managerial tasks, and significantly enhance the “development curve” for their players.

“TheDrillBook is a leader in youth sport development throughout North America, and Hockey Winnipeg is pleased to
be able to provide coaches, players and parents with access to its resources,” said Monte Miller, Executive Director ,
Hockey Winnipeg. “Providing the hockey community in Winnipeg with high quality resources can only have a positive
impact and help grow the game on all levels.”

Coaches can build and share video practice plans with the coaching staff, players and parents. There is also access
to an age-specific comprehensive and innovative drill database and delivery system, giving coaches the option to
build their own custom practice plans or choose a pre-built option. Coaches can also develop skills and tactics
specific to the needs of an individual player.

TheDrillBook offers three levels. The Gold version is $14.99 per month/per team, while other options are $9.99 per
month/per team, or free.

“Hockey Winnipeg is an outstanding and forward-thinking organization and they impact so many young boys and girls
in a positive way on so many levels. There are many success stories as a result of their hard work and commitment
to youth hockey in their communities, and we are very excited to partner with them on this project,” said Mark
Maloney, Chief Executive Officer of TheDrillBook.

Willie Desjardins, head coach of the Vancouver Canucks has included some of his favourite age- specific drills and
games into TheDrillBook database for coaches to access.

“It is great to see young players having so much fun working on their skills in creative games and drills. When players
enjoy what they are doing they typically thrive. TheDrillBook provides this type of information on a very unique Mobile
App to help coaches work effectively with their teams without having to spend a bunch of time searching for ideas,”
said Desjardins.

To access the resources, please visit www.hockeywinnipeg.ca, or go to thedrillbook.com.

For further information please contact:
Hockey Winnipeg:
Monte Miller, Executive Director
TheDrillBook:
Mark Maloney, President & CEO

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Skate and Educate 2017

The 2017-2018 Season is just around the corner and our Female program is gearing up for their first event of the Season. Skate and Educate sessions are being held once again this year at the MTS Iceplex. Sessions on August 25th have already filled up and space in the August 27th sessions is limited. This event is FREE of charge and the only requirement is that the girls wear full equipment on ice. To register, please email reception@www.hockeywinnipeg.ca with your daughter’s name, address, home community club, phone number and Date of Birth.

View the Skate and Educate poster here: Click Here

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Prairie Toyota Clarkson Cup Tour Visits Winnipeg

Hockey fans will be out in full force as the Prairie Toyota Clarkson Cup tour visits Winnipeg on Saturday,August 8th at the MTS Iceplex from 12:00pm-5:00pm. The tour features Canadian Women’s Hockey League stars, Olympic gold medallists and Amazing Race fan favourites, Natalie Spooner and Meaghan Mikkelson. Also there for fans to see is the Clarkson Cup trophy and the tour’s highlight: a 26’ x 20’ mobile synthetic ice rink where kids can test their skills along with two of the best hockey players in Canada.

The tour is proudly presented by the Prairie Toyota Dealers, the Official Automotive Sponsor of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. Over the course of 8 weeks the event will hit 26 markets across the Prairies.  Full tour dates and times at PrairieToyota.ca

“We’re excited to have the Prairie Toyota Clarkson Cup Tour come to Winnipeg,” said Darrell Cornwall, Director of Prairie Toyota Dealers Advertising Association-Winnipeg. “Hockey is a big part of our community and we’re happy to have the opportunity to help grow the sport in our own backyard.”Schedule for the Winnipeg event:

Saturday, August 8th, 2015
MTS Iceplex – 3969 Portage Ave
12:00PM-5:00PM

(Fans are encouraged to bring skates, helmets and sticks – although a few loaners will be on hand. Helmets must be worn to go on the ice surface.)

TMHA Coaches Wanted

Transcona Minor Hockey Association is now accepting application for coaches for all age groups.

Please submit your application found on the TMHA website (http://www.transconahockey.com/), along with an email to A Director Colin Brander at GetMower@gmail.com prior to August 28th.

St Vital Minor Hockey for coaches

AA Hockey

St. Vital Minor Hockey Association is currently looking for dedicated, hardworking and experienced volunteer coaches for the upcoming 2015-2016 Hockey season. SVMHA is looking for coaches at all ages, as well as at all skill levels, from House league up to our Victorias AA program which hosts 5 male and 3 female teams. Please go to http://stvitalhockey.ca/ to complete the online application or send your resume or questions via email to svmha@hotmail.com.

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2015-2016 Season AA Coaching Opportunities

AA Hockey

The APHA Rangers Organization are currently accepting applications for head coaches and assistant coaches for their AA male and female programs. Applicants can contact Dennis Sierhuis by phone at: 204-795-7599  or by email at: dennissierhuis@borderglass.com

 

The Lord Selkirk/Seven Oaks AA Rebels Hockey program are currently accepting applications for Head Coach and Assistant coaches for the upcoming 2015-2016 AA Male Season. Applicant’s can send their Hockey Resume to Attn: Rebels Coach Development: coaching@rebelsaahockey.ca.  Applicant must also complete an application which can be found on our website: www.rebelsaahockey.ca.  Deadline for applications is April 27th, 2015.

 

The River East Marauders are currently accepting applications for head coaches and assistants for the AA program for 2015-16 season. Applicants must complete the application form posted on the River East web site at www.remha.ca . Particulars of certification & Police Check etc. is posted on the site.

Deadline for applications is April 24, 2015.  Please submit to Guy Burr as noted on the REMHA web site.

 

The Winnipeg East Female Hockey program (SBMHA) is currently accepting applications for Head Coach and Assistant Coaches for all AA ages for the upcoming 2015-2016 season. Applicants can send their Hockey Resume to: terimoffatt@hotmail.com.  Deadline for applications is April 30, 2015.

 

St. Vital Minor Hockey Association is currently looking for dedicated, hardworking and experienced volunteer coaches for the upcoming 2015-2016 Hockey Season for the Victorias AA program (5 male and 3 female teams). Please go to http://stvitalhockey.ca/ to complete the online application or send your resume or questions via email to svmha@hotmail.com.

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2014/15 City Champions

CategoryChampionFinalistTeam Photo
A1 Novice Lord SelkirkSt Boniface White
A1 Minor AtomTuxedoVarsity View
A2 Minor AtomSt Boniface RedRoblin Park
A3 Minor AtomNorquayCorydon
A1 AtomSt Boniface BlackRiver East Black
A2 AtomWest St PaulWestdale
A3 AtomFort Garry RedCorydon
A1 Minor PeeweeLord SelkirkSt Boniface
A2 Minor PeeweeMelroseSWHA
A3 Minor PeeweeNorquaySouth Transcona
A1 PeeweeGarden CityStonewall
A2 PeeweeLord SelkirkVarsity ViewClick for photo
A3 PeeweeValley GardensLord Selkirk
A1 Minor BantamMaplesRiver East Black
A2 Minor BantamAssiniboia WestRed RiverClick for photo
A3 Minor BantamGlenwoodSturgeon
A1 A BantamSt BonifaceRed River
A2 BantamSt BonifaceWoodhaven
A3 BantamGreendellSt Boniface
A1 MidgetRiver EastLord Selkirk
A2 MidgetMacDonaldNorthwood
A3 MidgetKirkfieldNorquayClick for photo
A1 JuvenileCorydonRed River
A1 Novice FemaleFort GarrySeven Oaks
A2 Novice FemaleFort GarrySWHA
A3 Novice Female
A1 Atom FemaleStarsFort Garry
A2 Atom FemaleSeven OaksSt James
A1 Peewee Female
A2 Peewee FemaleNorth EastFort Garry
A1 Bantam FemaleFort GarryDakotaClick for photo
A2 Bantam Female
A1 Midget FemaleVarsity ViewStars White
AA Minor PeeweRailcatsMarauders
AA PeeweeRangersBrandon
AA Peewee FemaleTwinsSaints
AA Minor BantamTwinsCanadiansClick for photo
AA BantamVictoriasRebelsClick for Photo
AA Bantam FemaleSaintsTwinsClick for photo
AA MidgetMaraudersRangers
AA Midget FemaleSaintsVictorias
AAA Bantam 2MonarchsWarriors
AAA Bantam 1WarriorsMonarchs
AAA City MidgetMonarchsWarriors

Esso Medals of Achievement

The Esso Medals of Achievement program has returned for a 33rd year.  It is a 100% FREE program, which rewards those youth hockey players in your Association that display dedication, effort, and fair play.  This is done with sets of 3 medals (Most Dedicated, Most Sportsmanlike, Most Improved) and 17 Certificates of Achievement for the whole team.  This year you can order for all of the teams in your Association at the same time with one entry!  It is also a great way for coaches to recognize their player’s achievements at an end of the year party.

For the fourth consecutive year Esso has a great contest to go along with it!  Every team that registers for the program is automatically entered to win 1 of 3 prizes of $1,000 for their team and $10,000 for their Association.  Your Association will receive 1 entry into the contest for every team that registers for the program.  For those who register their teams before March 13, 2015, you will be entered into the contest.  There is no limit to the number of entries your Association can submit so long as they are for separate teams.

To sign up, you can visit www.essomedals.com and follow the online instructions.

Call for Volunteers

The Western Canada Bantam Championship host committee is issuing a call for volunteers to assist with the events being held in Winnipeg April 2-5, 2015 at the St. James Civic Centre.

Individuals interested in volunteering at the event can contact Kelsey McCuspey at kmccuspey@hotmail.com or 204-229-4134.