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Disabled Hockey Workshop

USA Hockey is proud to announce that the 2016 Disabled Hockey Workshop will be September 30 - October 2 in Nashville, TN. New and existing program administrators from around the country will come together for a weekend of educational sessions and networking. The best part is that the workhsop is FREE! Participants will be responsible for transportation and hotel cost, but the actual educational sessions will be covered by the USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Section.

This year we will again be offering individual sessions for attendees to choose from. Many of hte sessions will be offered multiple times so you can get to the ones you want. Some of the tentative sessions include:

  • Try Hockey Events / Clinics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Partnering with the Pros in your community
  • Promoting your program: Update and perfecting your elevator speech
  • Supporting Your Program: Financials
  • Supporting Your Program: Volunteers
  • Sustainability: Player recruitment
  • Developing Disabled Learn to Skate programs (can create sustainability for your program)
  • Before you get on the ice: Path to establishing a program
  • Hockey benefits beyond the ice time: Take your program to another level off the ice
  • Sustaining your program: defining and implementing your mission and vision
  • The Rink GM: Building a relationship with your home rink
  • ADM (American Development Model): Applying the concepts to disabled players

The workshop will begin at noon on Friday, September 30, and will conclude at noon on Sunday, October 2. 


Host Hotels

The host hotels are still be set-up and will be posted here as soon as available.

Classroom / Ice Sessions

Ford Ice Center
6264 Hickory Hollow Pkwy
Antioch, TN 37013