The Future of Hockey: How Technology Is Changing The Game
Being adaptable is important for any coach, whether it’s a new technology, a new process, or a new plan. Your ability to be adaptable as a coach is key when it comes to improving your overall performance. Now more than ever, software ingenuity has been giving both coaches and players an opportunity that was never available to them before. Having granular data in the palm of your hand leads to more effective coaching that facilitates large-scale change. We’re in the “information era” of hockey coaching, adapting to technology will not only save you time, but it will also significantly help with your coaching methods while pushing your players to new heights.
Mike Sullivan’s group won the Stanley Cup with a north-south approach caters to “analytics hockey,” as breaking the barrier.
The above chart is taken from SkillShark Software showing player progression over time. Using historical athlete data, this weighted calculation automatically populates through the accumulation of tryout and performance events.
Aaron Wilbur, the CEO and founder of The Coaches Site, speaks of his experience with SkillShark, sharing the countless ways technology has helped his organization. Aaron works with minor hockey associations, governing bodies, charitable organizations, and strategic partners to enhance the experience of young athletes who are passionate about hockey.
SkillShark is currently saving coaches over 50+ hours when it comes to evaluating athletes. If you’re interested to try the software or learn how it works. Select a time HERE to receive a free presentation and 25 player trial account.