Archive | August, 2013

TYSON LAJOIE (3.24.86-7.26.13)

I coached Tyson Lajoie in the 2004 and 2006 World Junior Championships. He was one of my favorite players ever. Tyson was always respectful. He always called me “coach,” even for years after. Tyson did what he was told, but created on top of that. He sensed when it was time to color outside the […]

REFEREES: WHAT MATTERS

Referees are the most important facet of any street hockey business, whether you run leagues or tournaments. Referees are the most direct conduit to your customers. THE REFEREES REPRESENT YOU. Your business will be largely judged by how customers perceive your referees. Yet, I’ve never seen any situation mangled more consistently. MANGLED. It’s hard to […]