Join Canada’s National Women’s Team for the Pond to Podium Development Series, connecting participants directly with Team Canada players and staff through a series of FREE webinars, focusing on player development, skills sessions and question-and-answer panels.

The Pond to Podium Development Series will connect coaches, players, officials and parents directly with resources from national team athletes, coaches and staff. The series will provide practical expertise and behind-the-scenes content for all levels of hockey to assist stakeholders in reaching the top of their own personal podium. The Pond to Podium Development Series will be a mainstay of exclusive content that will accompany Hockey Canada high-performance events for men, women and para athletes with the grassroots side of Hockey Canada development programs.

Register below for the Pond to Podium Development Series which includes:

  • 4 skills series sessions led by national team staff
  • 4 We Are Coaches clinics led by women master coach developers
  • 3 holistic hockey training sessions for players led by national team staff
  • 2 Pond to Podium panels for coaches, players and parents led by national team athletes and staff

 Webinars for officials will be offered during the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship taking place in April 2021. Sessions will be offered in English except where noted.


Holistic Hockey #1 – Off-Ice Workout
Sunday, January 17 – 12:00-12:45 p.m. ET
A fun and interactive strength and conditioning at-home workout with a national team coach. Appropriate for all ages and levels. No equipment required.
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National Team Athlete Panel
Wednesday, January 20 – 7:30-8:15 p.m. ET
A live question-and-answer panel discussion with three national team athletes on what players can do now to optimize their development. Questions can be submitted as part of the registration process. Questions will be answered in both English and French. For U11 and up.
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Holistic Hockey #2 – Mental Training
Sunday, January 24 – 12:00-12:45 p.m. ET
This session, led by a national team mental training consultant, will discuss strategies for players to incorporate mental training into their day-to-day lives, on and off the ice. The primary focuses will be confidence and mental toughness. For U11 and up.
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Holistic Hockey #3 – Core Values of Leadership
Tuesday, January 26 – 7:00-7:45 p.m. ET
A discussion, led by Gina Kingsbury, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and director of national teams, on the core values of athletes sought by national team staff, and how striving to live by those values as a person, first off the ice, translate to on-ice performance. Portions of this presentation will be delivered in French. For U11 and up.
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FOR COACHES (Available to all Canadian coaches, recommended for women’s hockey coaches)