Registration now open for virtual 2021 OHL Coaches Conference

Registration is now open for the 8th annual OHL Coaches Conference set to take place virtually over a three-week span by way of Zoom video conference. Sessions will take place on consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning on Tuesday, July 27 and concluding on Tuesday, August 10. Each evening will commence at 7:00pm and conclude at 9:30pm.

The game’s innovative minds come together to exchange ideas and learn from one another, hearing from various speakers and leaders from across the hockey landscape.

The event already includes confirmed speakers in Toronto Maple Leafs senior director of player development Hayley Wickenheiser, Seattle Kraken assistant coach and former Kingston Frontenacs head coach and general manager Paul McFarland, Kitchener Rangers head coach and general manager Mike McKenzie, former NHL blueliner Paul Ranger, high performance coach Dr. Cassidy Preston, Stathletes co-founder Meghan Chayka, Mark Fitzgerald, former strength and conditioning coach with the Anaheim Ducks and founder of Elite Training Systems, OHL director of cultural diversity and inclusion Rico Phillips, as well as Ottawa Senators head coach D.J. Smith.

Space is limited!

Early Bird cost of the program is $100 and will last until July 16. Cost after July 12 is $150 and both packages include a recording of all sessions. The three-day program will also provide all participating coaches with three certification maintenance points. Please note that you will only receive your certification maintenance points if you are currently certified with Hockey Canada.

Registration is ongoing. Click here to apply.

For more information, please contact OHL Manager of Development and Events Wade Branch at



Hayley Wickenheiser
Senior Director of Player Development, Toronto Maple Leafs


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Paul McFarland
General Manager and Head Coach, Kingston Frontenacs

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Mike McKenzie
General Manager and Head Coach, Kitchener Rangers

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Paul Ranger
Former NHL blueliner and Owner of Ranger Defenseman

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Dr. Cassidy Preston
High Performance Coach


Meghan Chayka
Co-founder, Stathletes


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Mark Fitzgerald
Owner/Director of Strength and Training,
Elite Training Systems

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Rico Phillips
Director of Cultural Diversity and Inclusion, OHL


DJ Smith
Head Coach, Ottawa Senators




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