The host hotel is sold out. Please contact one of these other local area hotels to secure accommodations. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Suncoast Hotel & Casino: 702-636-7111, directly across the street, provides a free airport shuttle and is on the regional airport express route
Courtyard Marriott: 702-646-4400, 4 miles away, car required to travel between hotels
Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa: 800-678-2846, 4 miles away, car required to travel between hotels
The 2014 National Hockey Coaches Symposium is fast approaching and spots and hotel rooms are filling quickly. This premier event will be held Aug. 21-24 at the J.W. Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, NV. Confirmed speakers to date:
Dean Lombardi, General Manager of the Stanley Cup Champions LA Kings
Mike Sullivan, former NHL head and assistant coach
Panel Discussion featuring former NHL players: John Vanbiesbrouck, Igor Larionov, Luc Robitaille; moderated by Lou Vairo
Dan Bylsma, former head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins
Dr. Stephen Norris, Vice President of Sport for WinSport Canada and a leading expert on long-term athlete development
Jack Capuano, New York Islanders head coach
Jon Cooper, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach
Jeff Blashill, Grand Rapid Griffins head coach
John Hynes, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins head coach
Mike Boyle, US Women’s Olympic Team strength and condition coach
Tommi Niemela, Pelicans Lahti U20 Elite head coach and IIHF goaltending mentor coach
A final announcement of prominent former NHL players who will participate in a panel discussion will be made in the next few weeks.
Attention Level 3 Coaches: We are opening a limited number of spots for you to come to this prestigious event to receive your Level 4 certification. You are not eligible to receive your Level 5 certification by attending.You must register manually by submitting the registration in the informational brochure found below.
The following individuals were recently advanced to Level 5, the highest level of certification offered by USA Hockey’s Coaching Education Program. In addition to attending last summer’s National Hockey Coaches Symposium in Washington, D.C., coaches submitted a thesis focused on coaching development and philosophy and age-specific practice plans.
Congratulations from USA Hockey!