10 Reasons Why I Would Never Coach Minor Hockey

Since the end of my playing days, I’ve had many requests to coach minor hockey in my hometown.  It’s always, “Come on Jamie.  This is a great opportunity for you to give back to the community.  The kids could learn a lot from you.”  I always politely decline and thank them for keeping me in mind.  Don’t get me wrong.  I love hockey and I love kids.  In fact I love teaching and mentoring young hockey players (I teach power skating and skill development on a session to session .....