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Some of the most experienced coaches and administrators in hockey -- including 2010 U.S. Olympic head coaches Ron Wilson and Mark Johnson -- spoke to more than 550 coaches registered from around the United States at USA Hockey's National Hockey Coaches Symposium. The event was held at the RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minn.

Below is the list of confirmed speakers to date. Other speakers will be added as their schedules are finalized.

Speaker Background
Brian Burke General Manager, Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
General Manager, 2010 U.S. Men's Olympic Team
Ron Wilson Head Coach, Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Head Coach, 2010 U.S. Men's Olympic Team
John Tortorella Head Coach, New York Rangers (NHL)
Head Coach, U.S. World Championship Team
Peter Laviolette Former Head Coach, Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Head Coach, 2006 U.S. Men's Olympic Team
Mike Sullivan Assistant Coach, Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
Former Head Coach, Boston Bruins (NHL)
Eddie Olczyk Lead Game Analyst NBC
Former Head Coach, Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Bryan Trottier NHL Hall of Fame Player
Former Head Coach, New York Rangers (NHL)
Lou Vairo Head Coach, 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Team
Mark Johnson Head Coach, University of Wisconsin Women's Team
Head Coach, 2010 U.S. Women's Olympic Team
Member 1980 U.S. Men's Olympic Team
Willie O'Ree First Black NHL Player
Jim Corsi Assistant Coach, Goaltending, Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Glen Mason Former Head Football Coach, University of Minnesota


All information regarding the written requirements for obtaining your Level 5 certification will be distributed at the symposium in August. No work can be started or completed prior to the event and all submissions will be required to be based on the information/materials presented.