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HP1 Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the 2023 HP1 Seminar.

HEO AAA Update

The HEO Board Provides Update on New HEO AAA Program for 2023-24

POE Coach Applications

Applications are now open for coaching positions in our U14 and U15 Program of Excellence

Help Support the Craigs

You can help support Mike Craig and his family by visiting the GoFundMe page at the link below.

Assist Fund

Hockey Canada Foundation is now accpeting applications for its Assist Fund. Check out details at the link below.

First Shift is Back

Follow the link below to read more about hosting and registering for a First Shift program in your Minor Hockey Association.

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Coach & Player Development Programs

Hockey Eastern Ontario offers a full slate of Coach and Player Development programs throughout the year.
Some of these programs are hosted and run by Minor Hockey Associations/Districts while others are hosted and run by HEO. In addition, many of these programs are FREE for the Association/District hosting them and/or the coaches/players attending them. Check out the complete list and details below.
For more information on these and development programs within HEO contact Jeff Robert, HEO Development Programs Officer at jrobert@hockeyeasternontario.ca

Coach Development

NCCP Coaching Clinics
  • Coach 1, Coach 2, Development 1 and High Performance 1 clinics; provide training and certification for coaching eligibility
  • Coach 1, Coach 2 and Developmet 1 hosted by MHAs; High Performance 1 hosted by HEO
  • User pay fee for all clinics
  • Visit our NCCP Coaching Clinics page for more detail
  • To host a clinic submit a request using our online NCCP Coach Clinic Request submission form
    Instructional Stream Cliniics
  • FREE professional development clinics for coaches in the following areas:
             Skills, Skating, Shooting & Scoring, Developing Defencmen, Goaltending, Small Area Games, Checking
  • Hosted by MHAs by submitting a request using our online Instructional Stream Clinic Request submission form
  • HEO hosts a full slate of these clinics each year. The list of these clinis can be found HERE
  • More detail on the instructional stream can be found on our NCCP Instructional Stream Clinics page
    Continuing Education Cliniics
  • FREE professional development clinics for coaches in the following areas:
             Practice Planning, Shared Ice Practices, Linking Practice to Games
  • Hosted by MHAs by submitting a request using our online Continuing Education Clinic Request submission form
  • More detail on the Continuing Education clinics can be found on our Continuing Education Clinics page
    Webinar Series
  • FREE professional development webinars for coaches
  • Delivered by subject matter experts from NHL, CHL, CJHL, CIS, Hockey Canada and HEO
  • More detail on our last series can be found on our Development Webinar Series page
    U7 Education Days
  • FREE U7 Program specific coach development clinics
  • Requested and hosted by MHAs
  • U7 Coaches receive a Skating Level 1 or SKills Level 1 Insrtuctional Stream clinic (or both)
  • MHA Administration and U7 parents also recieve information sessions
  • Player Development

    Hockey Canada Skills & Goalie Coaches
  • local providers certified by Hockey Canada as Skills Coaches and Goalie Coaches (View List Here)
    Program of Excellence
  • HEO runs Program of Excellence (POE) programs that are extensions of Hockey Canada's Program of Excellence
  • POE Programs may cover U13, U14 and U15 as well as a Goaltending POE program
  • These programs are user fee programs over an entire weekend and provide on and off ice player development
  • Programs run by certififed Hockey Canada skills instructors and local professionals in Fitness and Mental Performance training
  • HEO also runs a U16 POE that identifies and sends players to the OHL Gold Cup along with local High Performance Coaches
    U7 Education Days
  • FREE program requested and hosted by MHAs
  • U7 players receive an on ice development session with HEO Skills Instructors
    Bauer/NHL First Shift
  • HEO hosts and operates a First Shift program each year
  • First shift programs can also be hosted by MHAs
  • This is an Intro to Hockey program and provides players 6 on ice development sessions
  • This is a user fee program
    School Floor Ball Program
  • A FREE school based program hosted by and run in conjunction with local Elementary schools
  • HEO instructors and staff introduce elementary school students to the game of hockey using Floor Ball

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