Q: What is the best way to improve younger players’ fundamental skills?
A: The best way to improve young players’ basic skills is what I call the “Flintstones Vitamins approach.” What is it? In simple terms, it’s doing something for kids that is both developmentally beneficial and wrapped in fun.
Like any young player, Louie Belpedio looked to the captains of the Miami University hockey team for guidance and leadership. He studied their tendencies and behaviors, and eventually began to develop a leadership style of his own.
Allison Coomey knows what it's like to be a part of important hockey games. As an assistant coach on the Boston University women's team, Coomey has worked with the Terriers the past nine years, winning five Hockey East tournaments, and twice making it to the Frozen Four.