Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

June 06, 2008 10:02 ET

2008 NHL Coaches' Seminar To Be Held On Thursday, June 19

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 6, 2008) - The National Hockey League Coaches' Assocation and the Ottawa Senators will present the 2008 NHL Coaches' Seminar on Thursday, June 19, at the University of Ottawa.

The clinic runs from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and participants will have the opportunity to watch, listen and learn from some of the best coaching minds the NHL has to offer. All presentations will be made by NHL coaches and will cover topics such as skill development, tactics, strategy and systems play. Participants will also receive a seminar handbook.

The day begins with presentations by the guest coaches, highlighted by a welcome from Hall Of Fame coach Scotty Bowman. Following the presentations, registered participants will then be broken out into groups of 15 to 20 for a Q-and-A session. NHL coaches will rotate through the groups to expose participatants to a variety of coaching philosophies and strategies.

Registered coaches will receive snacks and refreshments during the clinic in addition to a complimentary gift and pass to Round 1 of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft to be held at Scotiabank Place on Friday, June 20.

Established in 2001, the NHL Coaches' Association is composed of present and past NHL coaches, who have a mandate to help improve coaching development at all levels of professional and amateur hockey.

The cost to participate in the 2008 NHL Coaches' Seminar is $150. Registration can be done online by visiting the Ottawa Senators Draft Central page at There are a limited number of available openings for the clinic and participants are encouraged to register early to confirm their spot.

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289
    Chris Moore, 613-599-0326